🙂 Some exciting stuff inside! Till the next hour.. Dr J.
Washing, drying and grinding home- made porridge bases. Makes breakfast during the work- week that much easier. Back in a bit.. Dr J.
Lately, Facebook newsfeeds have been awash with stay-at- home- mum write- ups and blog posts. They call themselves SAHMs. Great. I love short hand. Sticking to the norms of nomenclature, I am therefore a sometimes-out- of- the- home- mum or SOOTHM. I don’t say “working mum” because all mothers definitely work! The articles say such... Continue Reading →
The blog's been a little lackluster lately. I am aware. I have slowed things down. Have stepped back a few steps. Life is on cruise control, unlike my usual turbo- charged mode. I do this ever so often. Mostly, as a survival tactic. Taking time off is paramount to my barely there sanity. For someone... Continue Reading →
I'm back! By popular demand... Do you lovely uncles and aunties know I turned the big O one (01!)? Well I did. A week or so ago. Phew, thank God infancy is done and over with. Wasn't as great as you think it might be. I didn't quite like the whole 'being helpless' bit; I... Continue Reading →
This time, last year.. At 37 weeks. Anxious and brooding. Gravid and bothered. With a lately blooming belly. And a rickety back. Breathless and bladderless. Refluxed and sleepless. Ever planning, and replanning; obsessively. This time, last year. I am yet to meet my life's greatest joy. Yet to tune into her cries. And melt under her... Continue Reading →
Currently, about half a dozen of my friends, cousins and colleagues are pregnant. Invariably, almost every single one of them asks me two questions. How did I keep unnecessary weight gain at bay? How did/ do I deal with stretch marks? Honestly, the answer to both questions is- I am not sure! I did not... Continue Reading →