Straight Talk Club From the heart of a woman

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When I Found a Mother in Him

He did everything small and big so that I don’t miss my mom and home. From a simple ‘hello’ he knows what mood I am talking in. Without explicitly expressing he knows about my desires and does everything possible to fulfill them.

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How to Fight Separation Anxiety in kids going to Playschool

The moment i decided to get my son admitted in a play school, all elders in the house sympathized with my son – “Poor soul. You have to start studying at such a tender age. But these days competition is so high. So you have to start early. You will be made to study and now you have to study for the enitire life.” I immediately diverted his attention to his books and told aunties that he loves his books and I don’t think he will have a tough time.
But it struck me that somewhere we are only responsible for developing the anxiety in children. So here are few ways to I follow to fight that anxiety.

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Is Clingy Baby a ‘Problem Baby’?

Every second person I meet has a clingy toddler. Their families keep reiterating – ‘The baby doesn’t interact with strangers. If she sees her mother then she won’t come to anybody else’s lap.’ Some grandparents frown that “The mother has spoilt the child and she doesn’t want the baby to interact with anybody else but the mother herself.  She is just glued to her mother always.” On the other hand there are mothers who get tired of listening to such remarks and also carrying their babies for so long. Here I am sharing few tips to deal with your clingy baby better.

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I Don’t Know How to Drape a Saree. But I am Neither Proud nor Ashamed.

Shaming a person is no way of encouraging him/her to embrace a particular belief or culture. If you can’t praise and admire someone, then please don’t condemn them so much so that they lose all respect for you and forget all the good work you have done for ages. Finally, I don’t know how to wear a saree. I am definitely not proud of the fact but I am not ashamed even.

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She parted from her son to raise her daughters.

Anjali was wise enough to make the best use of all the waste and gave a new look to the entire house without a penny of investment. Her neighbors always praised her for managing the household expenses so well and hence, leading a comfortable lifestyle. Anjali was contented with whatever little they had but she always aspired to give the best to her children. A year down the line, people had already started blessing her –“May god grant you a beautiful son.” and god heard them.

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Lazy Mom Hacks (Toddler Mommies)

A Lazy mom barely or rarely exists but somewhere in the deep, dark corners of our hearts we secretly wish to be one. We wish for that extra nap. We wish to run away from all the chores that are piled up for us. But I believe that a lazy mom is a smart mom. So here are my small tips which can go a long way to give you that extra nap and maintain your sanity and sanctity.