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 …

7 Things I Learned When We Both (Parents) Fell Sick

What do you do when both parents/caregivers are sick? I have previously argued about who’s sickness is of more significance, the working partner’s or the stay-at-home-spouse’s? This is not that kind of a post and I don’t have an answer but I have a few lessons that I would like to share from what I learned as a …

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 …

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 …

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 …