May 15, 2017 There was no thinking involved. It had to be done. It was so simple in execution that it seemed like that was indeed the most appropriate response to the contextual triggers of that moment. It wasn’t like I was sitting there looking at those round crackers hatching my devilish plans.
Introducing HerStory: A new series of posts presented by ThePhdMama blog to highlight the stories of moms who are like you and me, but just a little different. The moms showcased on ‘HerStory’ are your friends, your sisters, your next-door-neighbors, your PTA buddies, basically just good ol’ everyday women who mom like the boss that we are but who… Read More HerStory: Bail Ansari of Just One More Project
The years are short. Enjoy them while they are still little. They are only little once. It gets easier. Sentiments expressed in the sentences above are simmered into the brains of new parents, particularly the primary caregiving parent since the time people find out about the pregnancy. It becomes an anthem… Read More The kids are growing up too fast…ahem…can someone make them grow faster?
My first introduction to Kidloland, an educational and entertainment app for kids under 5 years of age, was back in 2015 when I was pregnant and still learning the ropes of being a stay-at-home-mom with a toddler. One exhausted day when all I really wanted to do was snooze for a few minutes while hoping my… Read More Review: Kidloland for Toddlers and Preschoolers
(Originally written on February 22, 2017. Some of the specifics have changed in the 3 months that have passed since then but I have kept the same content so I know what it was back then even though I am publishing the post now.) Guilt is a parenting right of passage. No matter what… Read More 10 Reasons Why Having Two Kids Makes Me Feel Guilty
I tiptoed down the stairs. Literally. Teju is asleep in her room and I just kissed TJ a Good Nap quietly closing his door behind me. Yet, I fear the slightest sound might wake one or both of them up. I can’t have that. I need this time to recharge. It has been a tough… Read More The lesson my toddler taught me
The Best Ever Fresh Apricots Banana Muffins with Superfoods – What do you do when life gives you a banana that is going bad and an apricots tree in the backyard that is in full bloom harvest mode….you make muffins!! At least, that’s what I did and did I or what!!! I have… Read More The Best Ever Apricots Banana Muffins with Superfoods
Mother’s Day was never a big deal. It was like any other day. The date came and it went. Without so much as a whisper of celebration. Why? Simply because we didn’t know that such a date existed when we were growing up.
Is breakfast in bed a typical beginning to your Mother’s Day morning? What about gifts, flowers, candy…the whole shebang? Hmm…… Read More Here’s Why I don’t care about Mother’s Day this Year
When I first saw the cover of Mindy Kaling’s debut book, ‘Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?’ a few years ago, I felt like she had written that book with me in mind. Except, of course, she hadn’t and I could only barely, if even, relate to the contents. It was a good read, nevertheless,… Read More Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me? : The Quest for Meaningful Female Friendships
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