Tag Archives: motherhood

Dolls and Dreams


I am obsessive about cleaning, and feel strange when I am not organizing or ‘re-cleaning’ things around the house. Today, I attack the toy cupboard. Sadly though, the toy cupboard is only ‘that’ in name. Very few toys remain; the … Continue reading

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Moms and lunch boxes


My kids are now at the age where they seem to be hungry all the time and are always asking for food. One meal is barely over before they want to know ‘what and when’ they will eat next. As … Continue reading

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Lipsticks and little girls


It was a sweltering day, many years ago, when we had the naming ceremony for my baby girl, who was only 3 weeks old.  My mom’s home was teeming with aunts, uncles, cousins and little nieces and nephews, all of … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love


There are two sides to motherhood. On one side is when you are a child and receive the love of a mother; on the other side is when you are a mother and give your love to your child(ren). And you … Continue reading

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Catching some shut eye


Sleep means different things to different people. There is a lot more to the science of sleep than the oft-discussed night owl vs. morning bird. When there is an infant in the house, the baby typically cries each time you put … Continue reading

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The confession


Last month, we had to go to a friend’s home for a house warming party. ┬áMy son was going down to play with his friends and I told him that he had to be back by 6 pm, so that … Continue reading

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Earphones 101 for Moms of Teens


Every day as a mom is a learning journey. We learn new things abour our children. We learn that they see the world differently. We sometimes see ourselves in them and discover new facets to their personality; and then one … Continue reading

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Mom observations


On my walk this morning, I saw a four year old girl and her mother. They were holding hands and were probably walking to school. The little girl was singing a nursery rhyme and the mom was singing along with … Continue reading

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The Mom Image


I was coming home this evening from the supermarket. As I entered the lift lobby, there was a young mom with her two children, a boy and a girl. They were between 4 and 5 years of age. They were … Continue reading

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Simple notes to my children


I am just like any other mom of two children, constantly nagging my children to pick up stuff, to keep their rooms clean, to eat healthy, to stop squabbling, and the hundred other things that moms need to keep repeating … Continue reading

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