Having a life as a parent

I have been told time and time again that life comes to a standstill once a baby arrives. Things are never really the same but frankly I have enjoyed my time off – a concept I had no idea existed … Continue reading

Teaching toddlers to sit at mealtime

Everyone wants a perfect gentleman at the table, even if he is just 2 years old. I know I don’t want to be the mom whose children stand instead of sit at the table. No one likes that sort of attention. Some days … Continue reading

Getting started: using palette as inspiration

Setting up a room, or an entire house, can be mind-bloggling with a multitude of ideas to choose from. The first post in the newly launched HOME section should be about getting started. How can you make sure these ideas make … Continue reading

Doppelgänger with scarlet lips

She was born that day, from pain. Though she didn’t know yet. She held the lipstick like a toddler would hold a paintbrush and splattered red colour on her lips that she always imagined to be lush-less. She did this carelessly, giving herself … Continue reading

{toddler friendly} superfoods

I dug deep into my recipe diary and found a few treats that even fussy toddlers would love. Toddler meal time is a challenge that all parents face and in spite of writing a food blog, I run out of … Continue reading

{toddler friendly} Apple & pear peanut butter cookies

Samar was so excited to see cookies being offered to him when he got back from his daycare. I was a little nervous about whether he would like them, and he did! These cookies are high in fibre and fruit and … Continue reading

(toddler friendly} Egg & besan cheela

I know that all moms, including myself, struggle with innovative and healthy recipe ideas. We all sometimes give in to unhealthier snacks just so that the little ones would eat something! Samar loves besan cheela and this recipe amps up the … Continue reading

Himalayan Thupka

The rainy weather has been calling for some quick and hot meals that can be enjoyed guilt-free. Thupka is a no-fuss meal that you can hardly ever go wrong with. It reigns from the North-Eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh where … Continue reading

Modern tale of a childhood romance

Tomorrow my husband and I will be together for 16 years. My vanity forces me to clarify here that we have been married only 7 years, the rest was a bit of friendship, childhood romance, agony –filled courtship and dreamy-eyed … Continue reading