Life Lessons, Post-partum body

Facing Reality

Recently, we have been meeting and chatting with life insurance companies so we can both secure a future for our kids and the surviving spouse should something unfortunate happen to either of us. We are both in general good health as far as I know.

Baby Prep, Indian Rituals, Post Partum

Indian postpartum care – Finding help in the Bay Area – Part 1

Who does not like a massage? Pretty much everybody I know, except Aaron, does. What’s not to like? Apart from massages being known to be uniquely therapeutic, healing, and rejuvenating, they just feel pretty darn awesome!! I started looking for a helper in the last few months of pregnancy. What I was asking for in… Read More Indian postpartum care – Finding help in the Bay Area – Part 1

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

Motherhood, Motherhood lessons, Parenting, Post Partum

Part 2 – 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 3 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know 3. No matter how much you’ve read about it and know what you’re doing… Read More Part 2 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know

Motherhood, Motherhood lessons, Personal Self, Post Partum, Professional Self

Part 1 – 0 – 3 Months – Postpartum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know

One Google search on parenting and baby raising experiences in the 0-3 months time frame will unleash at least a few million hits so my post here may not necessarily unearth new insights. However, these are my experiences and in the interest of sharing them, here I go: Listed below are a range of my… Read More Part 1 – 0 – 3 Months – Postpartum 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, 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