I was first introduced to the term “attachment parenting” (AP) through Dr Sears’ book The Attachment Parenting Book. According to Dr Sears attachment parenting entails 7 practices or 7 B’s as he calls it as being essential to attachment style of parenting. Birth Bonding Breastfeeding Baby wearing Bedding close to baby Belief in language value… Continue reading Attachment Parenting: Some Real & Raw Facts
I have been seriously thinking about homeschooling Munna. But since schooling begins from home anyways, I decided to make some light teaching aids and get in the groove of the things till the time arrives. I have had the idea of making these big interactive charts for some time now. They were really easy to… Continue reading Toddler/Preschooler activity charts
Sleep….Oh my God! It’s such a huge thing in our house hence can not be covered in a single post. Munna’s sleep pattern is something which caused me a lot of grief and confusion. Grief for I wasn’t used to this and for the disability to function properly because of the lack of sleep.… Continue reading A dragon doesn’t sleep: Notes on sleep pattern of a High Needs baby-Part 1
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