Health, Recipe

Turmeric Milk: The Magical Concoction to Fight Colds, Coughs, and the Flu

Turmeric Milk – what used to be a simple homemade concoction to alleviate symptoms of a cold, including sore throats, coughs, and milder forms of the flu, has finally caught on in the United States (just like coconut oil and coconut water, both of which, those of us in South India have been using long, long… Read More Turmeric Milk: The Magical Concoction to Fight Colds, Coughs, and the Flu

Baby J, Feelings and Emotions, Health, Motherhood, Motherhood lessons, Post Partum, Post-partum body

Part 3 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know

Read: Part 1 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know Part 2 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know 5. You may not be ready for the body you end up with. I… Read More Part 3 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know

Feelings and Emotions, Health, Motherhood, Okay mom, Post Partum, Reflections, Years are short

“I love my baby but I hate motherhood”

…said one of my colleagues echoing my sentiments exactly and after I had told her how hard these first few months of motherhood have been. I wondered why nobody tells you (read, warns you) about how challenging being a new parent is (I am sure if you specifically go looking for that info, you will… Read More “I love my baby but I hate motherhood”

Health, Parenting, Years are short

10 Ways to Help Your Newborn Baby Manage Tummy and Gas Issues

When I was pregnant, I read the phrase, ‘the days are long but the months are short’ on a BabyCenter Forum. Reflecting on that further, it really hit me. Indeed! Even though I had a very uneventful pregnancy including a first trimester where the worst I felt was exhausted and sleepy, there were some days… Read More 10 Ways to Help Your Newborn Baby Manage Tummy and Gas Issues

Health, Labor & Delivery, Post Partum, Post-partum body, Reviews

Post-Partum Recovery Essentials for Hemorrhoids and Constipation

Postpartum recovery was an after thought. While pregnant, I had read a lot about labor and delivery so I knew what to expect. I am almost always a careful thinker who does her research well before she decides on anything and yet, I don’t know how I completely forgot or skipped the part about reading… Read More Post-Partum Recovery Essentials for Hemorrhoids and Constipation