Parenting

Handling a pregnancy with a toddler in tow

  Expecting baby #2 makes me remember my  pregnancy with Munna. I could rest and nap whenever I liked without a toddler jumping around my head. I could even let some things slide as baba could obviously tend to them by himself. But this time around it’s been a whole different game.  With a toddler… Continue reading Handling a pregnancy with a toddler in tow

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The curious case of play dough: Parenting from a place of reflection & mindfulness

We always want children to conform to our schedules, our times, our routines and our demands completely. We need to separate them from our self and regard them as their own little individuals with their own needs. This in no way means that we should allow inappropriate behavior or shouldn’t set any limits. We need to have patience and faith that age appropriate behavior will come with time and maturity.

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Guest Post: Sensitivity to Children with Sensory Issues

I have never been diagnosed as having Sensory Processing Disorder, but based on my own reading, I’m sure I have it. I have most of the symptoms of adult SPD, as stated in the aforementioned link, and I can recall having many of the symptoms listed for preschool to school-aged children, as well. In particular,… Continue reading Guest Post: Sensitivity to Children with Sensory Issues

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Raising a dragon…Profile of a high needs baby

  A few days after Munna’s birth, I knew that he wasn’t an ordinary baby. I had always imagined that babies just lie peacefully in their cribs, happily gazing away at the musical mobile above on their cots. I thought I would easily be able to juggle studies, job and a family. But man was… Continue reading Raising a dragon…Profile of a high needs baby