My little girl has been a sushi fan since she was two. As a parent, I had my concerns since it contains ‘raw fish’ until good sense prevailed and I finally decided to check with her doctor one day. Her doctor-in his typical, oh-so-matter-of-fact manner dismissed my seemingly, BIG concern with a statement as simple as this – ‘Children in Japan … [Read more…]
At this particular point of time in my life, everybody around me is having babies. And mostly, their second. While for some this is a natural extension of their brood; for others, it is a result of external factors such as family demands, societal pressure, fertility (or rather infertility) alerts and so on and so forth.
When me and my partner had our first child (and the only one till date), I vividly remember the discussion about travel plans being off the table for a good 5 years at least. Much like other things which are off the table once you have had a baby, for e.g. a full nights sleep, a clean house, a … [Read more…]
Last week, I was invited to attend an empowerment program for children. As luck would have had it (did I tell you that I do not have a nanny?), my little one decided to have a tummy ache bad enough to warrant a day off from school. Well, there I was nursing my girl to health while still thinking of … [Read more…]