New beginnings

We have now moved to our new home, and Nisarga seems to be thriving. He is eating more, sleeping sooner, sleeping sounder and rising at the crack of dawn all excited. Another new beginning is the end of my resistance to massage. After being told that it wouldn’t help him, and after seeing little to… Read More »

A day of upheaval – the end of this marriage

It has been a day of emotional upheaval in many ways, all of them centered around Nisarga. It is no secret that my relationship with my husband has been deteriorating over the years. I have gone to my parent’s home with Nisarga when he was a year old, only to be convinced to return. Then came… Read More »

Nisarga learned to open bottles

Today afternoon, the husband came up at me furious. Nisarga’s face is smeared with snot. What kind of a mother are you? Can’t you even clean his face? He wiped Nisarga’s face clean. I was puzzled. Nisarga didn’t have a cold. I hadn’t noticed him cough or sneezze or anything, and he’d given me a… Read More »

Sitting up on his own

There are dozens of half written drafts and yet somehow I don’t seem to upload this blog as often as I could. Nisarga is growing, learning. I have been sensing that he is able to sit for a while now, but when made to sit, he loses confidence and supports himself with his arms, slides… Read More »

Another day at the hospital

Another Wednesday, another trip to the hospital. Our first since the big Cerebral Palsy clinic day, which had gone far less dramatic than we had been hyped up to believe. On the positive side, the session for speech therapy went well, with the therapist giving us several ideas on encouraging speech that ranged from toy… Read More »