For the first time in so many years I have experienced the excitement for birthdays. My two year old was so excited for her upcoming birthday, it was an event which she was looking forward to so much so that even in her sleep she would wake up saying it’s my birthday. I don’t think she really understands what birthdays mean, for her it’s simple … Continue reading Little joys of life
Definitely one of the most debated topics on a number of parenting forums, honestly I always thought toys are made only for kids so why not, after all it’s so much fun. I have done my share of research on whether kid needs toys or no? Everyone has a different opinion, some truly believe that toys will make kids materialistic, reduce their attention span, limit … Continue reading Do babies need toys???
Another road trip with the little one (16 months old), very non adventurous one in terms of meltdowns :). She was much more prepared and so was mommy, we got her very excited for the car ride and promised her that we can spot a number of red buses (current favorite) on the way. She enjoyed the trip thoroughly, playing on the grass, the swimming … Continue reading Walk on the grass baby !!!
I have always loved reading books fiction, non fiction, autobiographies, travelogues anything and everything. I wanted to share the joy of reading books with my little one as well :). I started showing her cloth /rag books from very early on, i guess she was four months old. Initially it was just another toy for her which had colors, shapes and patterns but she simply … Continue reading My toddler’s love for books
I had been conveniently pushing any holiday plans since my little one’s birth. Of course holidays are not on your agenda for the first three months after the baby is born, there are tons of other things to deal with !!! Once Mahira turned 7 months we started discussing about holidays,Yup life starts getting back on track once the baby is 6 months old :P.There … Continue reading Holiday with a 9 month old honey bun
My little one doesn’t play with toys, as in those toys which I buy for her from these super swanky toy stores!!! Oh wait may be everything is a toy for a 9 month old :). It happens very rarely that the store brought toy is able to hold her attention for more than 10 minutes. She has just started showing interest in “playing” and most … Continue reading Arghhh! My baby doesn’t play with toys!!!
Broccoli!!! Oh how much I love this vegetable!!! Have been waiting for the little one to turn 8 months so that i can offer her this super food :). Of course its not easy to think of a recipe which the baby likes instantly, I figured it will be easier to combine it with one of her favorite food “cottage cheese”. Here is a very … Continue reading Cheesy Broccoli Mash for 8 month old!!!
The itsy-bitsy spider Climbed up the water spout Down came the rain And washed the spider out Out came the sun And dried up all the rain And the itsy-bitsy spider Climbed up the spout again As soon as my little one started showing interest in sounds and music, the “Itsy bitsy spider” has been one of the most played rhymes in our house (ps: I … Continue reading Itsy bitsy spider and rains!!!!!
Momma’s battle with baby sleep troubles !!!!. Continue reading Momma’s battle with baby sleep troubles !!!!
I am among those who calculate how much sleep I can get before going to bed. This number freaked me out every night during the first month after my daughter was born. Of course with time I realized this habit needs to go away for me to feel a little sane. Three of my friends delivered around the same time as me and this used to … Continue reading Momma’s battle with baby sleep troubles !!!!