This article is part of the series of “Dark Mothering” where we have decided to be brave and talk about the days of mothering that are not bright and sunny. Last post we spoke about Post Partum Depression. And this time I have picked up a topic that has been part of our lives at … More MOTHER YET SINGLE!
Depressing and Motherhood are usually not used together. Its like a social taboo to use anything other than the rainbow happy adjectives with motherhood. Yes, agreed. The happiness and joy is just overwhelming. I cant think of myself a day without my daughter and I have a lot to thank motherhood too. It has made … More Depressing Motherhood – “Dealing with Post Partum Depression”
Motherhood is such an amazing experience. Its life changing. Its joyous. Its unparallel. Its empowering. Its emotional. Its flabbergasting. I could go on with the adjectives and yet not be able to encompass the entire journey that motherhood is. However, there are some adjectives that are as much a reality of motherhood but are much … More Dark Mothering
As a mother we are molding a life form into an individual daily. Our little one looks up to us for reactions and explanations about everything he encounters. Be it how to deal with being pushed in the park or to understand how he came into this world- he rushes to us for explanation. It’s … More No place for negative emotions !
We, as mothers, want to bring out the best in our children. We use a combination of techniques to mould the little being into a fine person with a healthy mind and heart. “Active” parenting starts at around 2 (the terrible terrible twos). This is the time when the innocent little infant starts absorbing and … More A “Cause” Mother Vs an “Effect” Mother
We all have at one point or the other cribbed about how life is different as moms. If only X had happened, then Y would be the outcome! We think about our past a lot. We think about the alternate choices we could have made all the time! “If and wish situations”. They consume a … More IF ONLY THINGS HAD TURNED OUT THAT WAY!
All the weddings or gatherings or Sunday brunch dates with besties that I go for, one question is always asked. Without fail! “How is your daughter so hands free? How come I don’t see the “hassled” mom streak in you?” I think my daughter and I are both to be credited for the “keep calm” … More Fastest way to become Nirvana-ma : Trust your Baby
Being a mom changes so much of your personality, lifestyle, choices, priorities and what not! Here is a fun list of things that seep down so much into your subconscious that they are unique to only moms!! Read on and if you have something to add to my list…please leave a comment! We all need … More 21 THINGS THAT TELL THAT YOU ARE A MOM!!
(This post was originally posted on Times of India on Nov 18 2015 ) All moms, especially stay at home moms, have had to go through the mundane interrogation of being questioned about what is it that you exactly do all day? Whether its non-moms or older moms who have forgotten their times or genuinely … More For all those who ask me what I do all day as a mom
We all are different individuals and we have different types of moms who brought us up. Yet, universally, moms are our favorite people on earth (barring those rebellious teenage years!!) Why do we all love moms so much? Why is mothering such an incredible journey? Why does our bond with our moms remain … More WHY WE LOVE MOMS!