5 Instagram Accounts Worth Following

You know what the naysayers will say, the world of Instagram is manipulated and make-believe. It is just as real as unicorns and fairies are. But for me, my daily life is as much reality as I need in a day, thank you. I go to Instagram with my eyes wide open. I go there... Continue Reading →

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Raising a strong-willed girl…

Sometimes, I wonder how much simpler life would be if my daughter 'toed the line' a bit more, if she accepted things as is and not pushed the envelope every single time. But when I catch myself thinking these thoughts, I try to shake them away. I reprimand myself for I know, I just know, I would... Continue Reading →

How to Have a Mindful Morning

Do you feel like scrolling through your Instagram or Facebook feed the moment you wake up in the mornings? Do you check your WhatsApp messages and start replying even before you have got yourself out of bed? If you have answered yes to either question, don’t worry, you are in majority. Most of us have... Continue Reading →

The Controversial Parenting Tag – II

#7 Spanking To be honest, I wasn’t sure if I should be answering this question. This is perhaps one of the most hotly debated topics related to parenting and advocates of both pro and anti-spanking squads can be pretty intimidating and aggressive. But half-baked measure won’t cut it for me. If I have decided to... Continue Reading →

The Controversial Parenting Tag

The controversial parenting tag that's quite popular on YouTube is essentially 13 questions on controversial or taboo subjects related to parenting. Subjects that are not discussed or if they are, then only in hushed tones with people you trust with your life. When I first saw one such video pop up on my YouTube feed,... Continue Reading →

Skincare for Busy Mums

If you are a mum, you are busy. It doesn't matter whether you are a stay at home mum or you work from home or are employed full-time. Being a mother means your hands are full. Whenever you are feeling the constraint of time, chances are, one or more areas of your personal life are... Continue Reading →

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 clichéd 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 →

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