Category Archives: Daily Life

Beautiful, brilliant day of learning

I had been getting a bit pushy with Nisarga’s movement lessons. Needless to say, it was counterproductive. He was getting bored rapidly or cranky. I was getting frustrated at the lack of a breakthrough. So yesterday, I decided to back off (long overdue). I spent time reading about the Feldenkrais Method, reminding myself of what… Read More »

Nisarga’s 4th birthday

Today is Nisarga’s fourth birthday and it is a day of mixed feelings. On one hand, life is full of affection and small, but real learning. On the other, no matter how much I wish not to measure milestones, it is yet another birthday gone past without Nisarga achieving any dramatic milestones. He sits well… Read More »

Nisarga has learned to open the fridge

God help me! Every time the kid goes out of sight, he is right there at the fridge, with its door open, basking in the cool air. On one hand, I’m thrilled, as always when he learns something new – it is an obvious solution, yes? Hey! It is hot. I know where mom keeps… Read More »

Fascinated with the laptop camera

Rofl. Today morning, Nisarga hit some keys on the laptop, and started the camera, which is something even I haven’t figured out. So, we clicked some pictures and made some effects. Here are the results. Some of the better ones, that is. [satellite] He found the graphics of the software and the animation of the… Read More »

When the going gets tough

It has been a month now, Nisarga is super clingy. We had gone to stay in Virar when my mother-in-law fell ill, and ever since then, he simply won’t let me out of his sight. His medication also doesn’t seem to be working any miracles, and the dystonia is more pronounced. He has increasing trouble… Read More »

Rediscovering Water

To make a long story short, the water storage tank at home overflows when some conditions are met, and those conditions got met today. The result was a big puddle of water in the passage outside the toilet and bathroom. This is the passage. The area before Nisarga, near the tub of washing gets totally… Read More »