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
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.
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
As a high needs child, Munna has a ferocious appetite. He nursed ever so frequently as a baby which has translated into him wanting to munch on something every quarter of an our or so. This always leaves me in a fix! I have my reservations for pre-packed, frozen foods so always on the look… Continue reading The best ever Baked Chicken Nuggets!
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
I am Aleeza, an aspiring dentist with lofty ambitions till we had our munna (baby), who is just not any baby but a very high needs one. This blog is going to be all about my struggles and feats in living with our high spirited munna, how he has changed us for the better and… Continue reading Our munna (baby) & the birth of this blog