Monthly Archives: December 2009

Thank you Google!

Just got an email from Google with my New Year gift. It was a link to a page with an animation of the earth spinning, and this message: This gift is for someone very special: Everyone Because charities are experiencing their toughest year in decades, we have committed $20 million to helping those who help… Read More »

Breastfeeding in public

I am a huge supporter of breastfeeding for many reasons, but the chief ones are: Its the best choice of nutrition for my baby Immunity or at least resistance from a lot of stuff – don’t really know from experience – Nisarga is my son – we have no use for doctors other than regular… Read More »

Cultures and co-sleeping – My baby is not a product

I had hurriedly read through Dr. Aletha Olter’s site and recommended it earlier, but now, I think I need to revise my opinion of Aware Parenting and downgrade the status from definitely recommended to take with a pinch of salt. Heck upend the entire salt shaker on it. Here’s the reason: Important warning There have… Read More »

Our first tooth at 3 months!!!

I have been busy with a super needy baby for the past couple of days with no time to haunt this blog at all. He has been fussy and clingy for the past couple of days, which is fine because I enjoy holding him, but sad because he seems so unhappy. I was wondering constantly… Read More »

The difficult balance

With a baby, I’m re-discovering what I thought I was done with after the marriage – how difficult it is to come to a meeting of ways with people with different belief and value systems. The new mother’s generosity and eagerness to share her magic with the world often leads to unwise choices where we… Read More »

Nisargak's get-together cancelled

For those who know, the get together we had planned for introducing Nisargak to friends and family has been cancelled due to “unavoidable reasons” <— read womanly business. Since the venue was a temple, that’s a no-go. This really is a blow, since we were all looking forward to this function. This officially marks the… Read More »

Milk drunk

The hand flops limp in an abandoned sprawl As the mother shifts the baby to its bed A brief moment of wakefulness and it seeks around And touches the soft fabric of mom’s shirt Clutching that precious bit of mom Reassured, falls limp again As only one with a full stomach and dry bottom can… Read More »

Happy birthday mom

I haven’t posted in a while, as I was busy with all kinds of stuff. Not easy being a mom-cum-businesswoman-cum-housewife-cum-webmaster. I’m not very good with prioritizing, and tend to forget about one thing when I become engrossed with another. Coming to the sharing in this post, it was my birthday. For Nisarga, it was his… Read More »