“When I grow up and get married and have children, I would read this book to my kids,” said Kanna as we were reading the book ‘Wonder’. Wonder is their current read at school. Whenever they start reading a new book in his class, Kanna asks me to
It was Kanna’s fall break last week. That was one whole week of two kids at home. I love having Kanna at home. He doesn’t trouble me. In fact, he helps me when he is up for it. Usually, we spend holidays by visiting the
“Amma, you gave me runaway grapes for snack today.” “What do you mean?” “One of them ran away while I was having them, so it must have been runaway grapes!” And so it has begun – the jokes! Do you think he will give it
Last week was Kanna’s half term break. Last week we were busy with Kanna’s daily swim lessons, the visit to the library and the continuous rain. It was cold throughout. And of course, this week came and put the last one on the warmer side.
Amma, I want cookies. You can give me as many as you would like, but don’t give me low numbers okay? Why is the sky never ending? Why is Mr.Bean called Mr.Bean, why not BT or George? You might have guessed the people involved in
Yesterday Kanna started his first day of Year one at his new school. Unlike last year, he was a little nervous this time. He talked less, answered only when he was asked, made less eye contact, but he didn’t say that he was nervous or
Haven’t we all heard that boys won’t cry! I have a boy and I never stopped him whenever he was in tears. I offer consoling words. I hug him. But never told him that he should not cry, because boys won’t cry. Here are few
No matter how many times we tell NO, kids will come up with new scenarios where we have to repeat the same old NO. After a while, the word NO loses its charm and our little ones will throw tantrums with no problem whatsoever! Then
Motherhood is an exciting journey. So exciting that if we are not prepared well to tend to the newborn, it may wear us down. It doesn’t matter how tiny the new life is, having a small delicate baby and tending to him/her all time can
When I had my baby 5 years back, me and my husband were alone in another part of the world away from the rest of our family. I had my husband as a support system, but I was the only one with the baby 24/7.