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PARENTING

Parenting as a Minimalist : Using Eco-friendly alternatives for new born

August 13, 2018
minimalist parenting newborn essentials

Like every newbie Parent, I too started making a list of essentials we would need for our new-born. You browse the Internet and you would find an endless number of things. Blame the consumerist culture which makes us believe that we would need all which is available in the market. With my first child, I too wanted MORE for my Kid. All for LOVE.   I started following MINIMALISM in 2017 which not only made me more aware of my buying…

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KIDS PARENTING

Kids getting Dirty are rare species- Let them not extinct

July 30, 2018
kids getting dirty

Kids playing outdoors and Kids getting dirty has become a rare scene. No wonder when a guy who noticed my Son playing and rolling in the stones and sand lying out in one corner of the Park, started recording him. I was not surprised but my Son was. He asked me “Mumma, why he was making a video of mine” I said to myself “because Kids like you are endangered species” and smiled back.   Are Screens the only culprit or…

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PARENTING

How did I get to know that my Kid is highly sensitive?

July 23, 2018
highly sensitive child symptoms

Does your Kid cry more rather than enjoying the things? If you are nodding your head then I know how it feels because I am parenting one such little human. Your Kid may be highly sensitive. It’s not a bad quality but just a trait which needs to be handled with care. I am sharing a few highly sensitive child symptoms I noticed in my Kid. Check out to see if you can relate to it.   Signs that helped me to…

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BLOGGING

Plugin to migrate wordpress site to Siteground – I recommend Siteground

July 20, 2018
plugin to migrate wordpress site

I am glad that I moved to Siteground last year. If you are thinking to change your Hosting provider, check out Siteground’s plans as migration has become too easy with their new plugin to migrate WordPress site. Now you don’t have to wait for the support team to migrate your site. You can do that yourself in just a few clicks. Moreover, it is secure.   Siteground Migrator   This plugin is designed to automate the transfer of a WordPress instance to…

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PARENTING PREGNANCY

How exercise can ensure fitness during pregnancy?

July 18, 2018
fitness during pregnancy

Never in my both pregnancies I faced swelling, nausea or suffered from vomiting. There are 2 things which helped me- Eating Right and proper Fitness regime. Today we have Akansha Bansal from Budding Star sharing her thoughts on how fitness during pregnancy is crucial for a Mom-to-be and the Baby. While what we eat during the pregnancy helps us to ensure the right nutrition but maintaining fitness during pregnancy is also vital to keep you and your baby healthy. A…

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LIFESTYLE

Do not follow the crowd and create the Bucket List that is unique to you

July 11, 2018
how to create a bucket list

You may be 30 or 60 but there must be a list of things you have always wanted to do but could not. We all have our unique wishes that we want to accomplish before we die. The list of these wishes is termed as a BUCKET LIST. If you have ever browsed the internet for how to create a bucket list or what does a Bucket list include, you would have found the clichéd items- Travelling around the world,…

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PARENTING PREGNANCY

My journey with IUGR baby

June 12, 2018
IUGR baby

Pregnancy is filled with so many physical and emotional changes. While it is a beautiful journey from carrying a bean-sized baby in your womb to holding your bundle of joy in your hands, it also comes with some bittersweet experiences. Pregnancy involves anxiety, unknown changes, and surprises. Until the last trimester of my pregnancy, I had an easy time with no vomiting, nausea or morning sickness. So, I wished to continue my Job till my due date. But in the 31st…

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PARENTING

A letter to myself being a Mother to 2 Kids under 4

June 1, 2018
mother of two kids

Pinch me, please. Is it a dream or Am I a Mother to 2 already. I know I was the only one who wished for a second child. I had valid reasons- Why I convinced my partner to add 1 more to the mix   Hey Mother, Don’t worry. You are an experienced one now. Now you know what it takes to be a Mom. Now you know what awaits you next. Now you are clear about the milestones. See, you were…

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KIDS PARENTING

Is there a perfect recipe for a happy childhood?

April 15, 2018
How to have a happy childhood

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is having a happy childhood. ~ Agatha Christie   A happy childhood is something I was blessed with and now I wish the same for my Kid too. But how to ensure this? Happy memories create a happy childhood. So, being a Parent, it’s our responsibility to create happy memories for them, to cherish. There is no perfect recipe for a happy childhood but there are few things…

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PARENTING PREGNANCY

A welcome letter to my soon to be born child

April 11, 2018
letter to my unborn child

When I became a Parent for the first time, I didn’t know how it is to be a primary caregiver to someone so tiny, so fragile. With my first, I was reborn, this time as a Parent. And then one day, I decided to add another one to the mix. My friends call me Braveheart but I do have reasons to go for a second child.   Read- Why I convinced my partner for a second child.   Now I know…

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