If there is one thing that is consistent between multiple pregnancies is that they are definitely inconsistent with each other. What you went through in one pregnancy will almost never be your experience with the others. It is, I guess life's way of preparing you for parenthood where as soon as you learn the ropes … Continue reading My Maternity Must Haves!!
I was cyber bullied last Christmas. And it was when I was defending someone else. It was the first time I realized what bullying can do to someone, if they are not mentally and socially prepared to handle it. Here is what happened - I am part of a Facebook community of people looking to … Continue reading Charu’s rambling: Bullying can happen to anyone, anywhere
Man oh man does it feel like a different lifetime when I considered myself a new mom! Everything was NEW! The baby in my arms was the best part of the newness but along with all of that awesomeness there were these other feelings that I didn't expect to feel. Friends and family are so … Continue reading The New Mom Life …and its Challenges.
Baby it’s cold outside!! When I asked for a white Christmas, I didn’t know it was going to imply that the rest of the weeks following Christmas would be sub-zero temperatures. The cold weather and unsafe road conditions also resulted in a lot of school shut downs and delays. If you have little ones at … Continue reading Indoor Activities for Cold Winter Days!
Browsing through Facebook over the last few days, I saw one common theme (and not surprisingly), preparing for Christmas and the holidays!!! An overwhelming number of people were stressed about last minute gifts, decorating the house, wrapping the gifts, and making the whole experience magical. Add to that the financial strain and dealing with unpleasant … Continue reading Charu’s Ramblings – Prep done, now relax on Christmas!
Who here is with me when I say that 50% of a mother’s happiness and sanity every day is directly linked to whether their child(ren) ate “properly” that day? And if they ate on their own, without distractions and drama, then we have had a very good day! And now especially with the holidays coming … Continue reading Independent eating with Baby-Led Weaning (BLW)
This is part 2 of our series on the future of education. In this part, I will share some stories about the changes in education I see around me and some changes that are waiting to happen. My daughter loved soccer. She would ask me every day, “Mom, are we going to soccer today?” She … Continue reading Future of Education – Ready, Set, Go, Gen Z!
This is part 1 of 2 posts about a topic which is very near and dear to my heart, the future of education. I would like to hear your views and how we can enable our children to be ready for a future like never before. 13 years ago, when I came to the US, … Continue reading Future of education – Are we ready? (Part 1 of 2)
I have read so many articles and great blogs about raising boys or raising girls and how we need to teach them great values early in life. This one though is not about raising boys or girls. It is about raising two kids (or three or four or whatever your chosen number is, really). It … Continue reading Raising Multiple Kids!
Date nights are the best, aren't they?! We look forward to a few hours of escape from the mundane and everyday routine. I love date nights with my hubby but raising two boys has its own share of perks because I get three times as many - one with each of the boys in the … Continue reading The Kindness Project Date Night!