Nasty is the new nice : new moms guide to unwarranted advice

What’s wrong in being nice ? Nothing. Only that it shouldn’t cross that yellow line to become people pleasing. That’s masochistic. This starts well before a woman attains motherhood. The conditioning starts much earlier. It is one of the main reasons our new moms are unhappy many a days. Stop telling your teenager who slept…

Lifestyle changes after new motherhood: Pro-tips

For the past nine months it was all about you. Everyone fussed on how much you are and what made you happy. At the smallest sign of discomfort people would rush to your calling. Now the baby is out and suddenly no one seems to care,atleast not about you. There was a point in the…

Happiness is in the simple things! A new mom confession

There was a time when we were trying for our baby. It is a desperate, lonely and terrible feeling to not be able to get pregnant as soon as you decided you want you. Trust me, we had all the medical, social and financial support that few did. I had a strong circle of positive…

Fat and Fabulous

My dear friend was suffering from cancer for two years and losing weight. Everyone who met her commented on how smashing she looked. Our generation has somehow perceived thin as fit and fat as ugly. A healthy lifestyle on the other hand looks nothing like what you see on the magazine cover. We want our…

Goal Setting : Parents have milestones too

Eyes on the prize! Why is goal setting so important in life ?Frankly without a purpose in life all that we will be is a lost soul. We all go through this at various stages of life. I found myself in such a square six months after my delivery. I went from working 18 hour…

Bad Mom to Bad Ass Mom : transformation story.

You are a Bad Mom! Stand in the mirror and say that to yourself. The day you don’t move a muscle on your face hearing that statement is the day you would have won the battle. You have truly become a Bad Ass Mom. Everyone you ever meet is going to have an opinion about…

Confessions of a Muddled Mom : Theme Reveal.

Your little human has managed to turn it 360 degrees and a quarter. I know mine did. I feel like I have known him for ages. I know what he is gonna do the next second. I know what he feels and what he is trying to say.But it wasn’t always like this always. A…

5 habits to help you be a happy mom.

The first couple of years as a mother is the toughest. Especially if you are a mom for the first time. The main reason is because these are the years you are most gullible and allow yourself to be judged by everyone around you. If you take notice everyone starting from your mother-in-law, next door…

Sumeru Presents Masterclass with Sashi Cheliah

MasterChef is one of the few television series that I never miss. I have followed every season diligently and we always watch it together as a family. We take sides and vote for our favourite dish and who should be out that week. Sashi was everyone’s favourite and when he was in elimination I was…