Mummy’s Night Out: A Child-Free Meal

When my bestie told me last month that she was coming over all the way from Tanzania to stay, I hadn't imagined this could be possible. Gini was, and still is, extremely clingy with even a minor bathroom-break separation throwing her off balance and resulting in a major meltdown. So when I sat down to... Continue Reading →

My Summer Favourites: Gini Approved

While folks in London are still debating if it's spring proper, summer is well and truly upon us here in most parts of India. This last week has seen temperatures climb steadily upwards and in Bangalore, things have definitely gone from balmy to sweaty, grimy and please-spare-me. Like most kids, Gini is not a fan... Continue Reading →

Gini at 21 Months

Gini turned 22 months old on Wednesday. I won't get into clichΓ©d waters and wonder how quickly the months are passing because I have surrendered. I have surrendered to the fact that time will fly, no matter how hard I try to stop it. So I don't. I don't try to stop it anymore. I... Continue Reading →

5 Things No One Tells You About Life After Baby

That having a baby is a momentous, life-altering phenomenon is no secret. Every expectant parent knows that life as they know it is about to change. When one announces one's pregnancy, congratulatory messages and/or hugs are usually followed by the statutory warning: Your life is about to change. Things, however, are kept vague. The expectations... Continue Reading →

Learning to Love My Postpartum Body

During my pregnancy, slathering on a luxurious tummy butter every morning and night was right up there on my priority list, next only to eating well. I spent hours online, hunting for the right tummy tucking belt that I planned to wear after giving birth. In my naivetΓ©, I even packed it in my hospital... Continue Reading →

Hello! Let’s Start Again

Hi there everyone, It has been a long time since I last posted here. It was way back in July 2016! Since then, a new year has come into our lives that doesn't even feel so new anymore. I will try to explain why I have been away. But first, I hope the time that... Continue Reading →

Surviving the 1st Year of Parenthood

I have been a parent for a year now. I have survived the first year of parenthood. Unbelievable? Yes. Unbelievably tough? Oh yes. But even so, unbelievably incredibly wonderful? You bet! In some senses, the warm sensation of giving birth is still coursing through every part of my being. But in a lot of other... Continue Reading →

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