A Blog A Day-Day 3

The offspring was an ADORABLE baby. He was plump in the right places without being a mini-sumo and he was always gurgling and drooling away to glory. Didn't cry much and definitely did *not* sleep much either but that's a complaint that'll never get old so we'll keep it for another day, another time. The … Continue reading A Blog A Day-Day 3

Parenting: The Stuff They Never Tell You

I am a semi-helicopter mother and not proud of it. Here are some things I've gleaned in the past few years of parenting. I'm not sure how helpful this is but for those contemplating marriage and eventually kids, do read this once. It may give you a different perspective (read abstinence or hardcore contraception) or … Continue reading Parenting: The Stuff They Never Tell You

Gummy Flashback

8 years ago, someone stepped on the stage for the 1st time. They wore a gummy bear costume for the 1st time too, along with shoes that had laces....something that sadly hasn't been mastered till date. They had whiskers painted on their tiny, chubby, kissable face and didn't complain a bit for the long wait … Continue reading Gummy Flashback

Ps&Qs

I constantly swing back and forth from amusement to annoyance when helping my son with his homework. Especially his language homework. My own language "skills" are middling to not-bad-at-all and my pronunciation of words (especially the word pronunciation) is usually correct. Of course Red did tell me that I'd been pronouncing 'Audi' and 'apropos' wrong … Continue reading Ps&Qs

Open Wide…

I had written this post on Livejournal, my erstwhile online diary many moons ago. And I remembered the incident which inspired the post during my dental check-up today. I like to think my threshold of pain is about average. I know I got loud during childbirth but then again you're expected to so that doesn't … Continue reading Open Wide…