Ouch, that hurt.

I groggily woke up to the dim, humming of a gazillion machines placed around my head. I screwed up my eyes against the harsh light of the hospital room. This wasn’t a pleasant feeling. It took me a few minutes to work out what the hell was going on. Then the floodgates opened and  it…

Long Weekend Lazings

Exactly the kind of buffet I love waking up to every morning! Pretty sure my Mom-tribe can relate, hey? When you’re a Mommy, the long weekend doesn’t mean sleeping in till 11:00 am, it doesn’t mean switching off from all chores & errands and it doesn’t mean we get to bum around all day scrolling…

“Secrets”

Exactly two years ago, they wheeled me into the operating room to get you out of your cozy little bachelorette pad of the last 36 weeks. I didn’t tell anyone i was terrified that i wouldn’t be able to connect with you after you were born. They kept you away from me in the NICU…

Air-borne with offspring

Sigh! The time has come (again). I will climb into a flight soon, toting my Louis Vuitton on one arm and my only child on the other. Having undertaken this herculean task a few times already, i feel sufficiently equipped to dole out some well meaning advise to my Mom-tribe out there. Feel free to roll…

Curriculum Vitae of a Mother

Name: “Mammmaaaaaaa!” (Can be heard on repeat, roughly 45 times per hour. But whose counting?) Age: Two years since delivery. Feels like thirty years post-partum. Profile Summary: Life giver. Nourisher. Breast feeder. Poopoo Inspector. Toilet trainer. Punching bag. Juice dispenser. Boo-boo healer. Secret keeper. Soul sister. Best friend. Life-line. Strengths: 1. Ninja-warrior – Can pick up…

This or That. No in-between.

Expectation – Idly walking in and out of the shops in the mall and casually indulging in some therapeutic window shopping while your toddler naps in her stroller, thereby allowing you to leisurely enjoy your overpriced, decadent toffee nut latte. People peep into the stroller and coo cute nothings to your sweet little sleeping baby. You…