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About anna's mom

First time mom to my lovely little Anna. Mostly swinging between exhaustion and exhilaration. Avid reader, feminist, and out of words at the moment No longer a first time mom. Now mom to my darling babies - Anna and Niki. Still exhausted, still exhilarated,

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Lots I want to write here – Anna and Niki’s birthdays for one, but taking the easier option for now. Hopefully a proper post will be up soon. 16.9.2015 “Mumma, I soo wanted to be the blue fairy. But Ma’am … Continue reading

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Naughty boy

What do I say about Niki? The one word I use most often to describe him is naughty, but he is so much more than that. He is the funniest baby I have ever seen, he is gorgeous with his … Continue reading

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English Vinglish!

Growing up in the eighties and nineties in India meant that being able to speak comfortably in English was quite an asset. Most parents weren’t very comfortable with the language and it was not spoken at home in most families. … Continue reading

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On having two kids

I’ve blogged about having/not having a second kid here and here. Both were before I got pregnant with Niki so I thought I’d write one more post from this perspective. First of all I can easily say that I have … Continue reading

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Just a few. 22.01.2015 Couple of days ago, R had taken Anna to the doctor in the evening. Niki was fine for some time but then he kept asking Didi? Papa? non stop and kept going to her room to … Continue reading

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My gentle child

Anna is a gentle, submissive child. This makes me partly happy and partly sad. I’ve written about this before, more than two years ago and she’s mostly the same. What I am trying to accept and I think I’m getting … Continue reading

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A day in our life

Get up any time after 5. On good days Niki sleeps till around 6 by mostly he’s up by 5:30. He does stay in the bed till 6 though so I can at least lie down till then though I … Continue reading

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A lovely Diwali

This year was our first Diwali together as just our family. First Diwali after marriage was with R’s parents (as per custom – it’s a custom I don’t like since why not with the girl’s parents or why not just … Continue reading

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Easy Peasy 🙂 01.08.2014My second little baby – sometimes ignored, sometimes spoiled. Always being crushed by Didi’s enthusiastic hugs. Growing up quietly day by day without our even realising it. Today you are are a year old. Today I find … Continue reading

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Niki’s Birthday

I know I am late – by a full 3 weeks. Anyway, my little baby turned ONE year old on the 1st of August and I am still in shock. I no longer have a ‘baby’ in my house. There … Continue reading

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