Category: Parenting

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How I Potty Trained My Toddler And Tackled Bed-Wetting Like A Pro

I started potty training my son at the age of 11 months when he started sitting in a place for some time. I personally started with poop training. He made some peculiar facial expressions when he wanted to poop and I just rushed him to the potty seat. Gradually by 14 months of age, he was fully potty trained. He would tell me when he wanted to poop. I would say poop training was a breeze as compared to pee training that came with its own peculiar problems.

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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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Ever expressed your love for Dad?

Come mother’s day and the market is flooded with gifts, deals, discounts and messages. Not just market, even social media platform is flooded with emotional messages full of maa ki mamta and pyar, almost a month before...

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What matters – resemblance or identity?

I had a painful cesarean delivery and was bed ridden for almost a month. I couldn’t take my son in arms for almost 24 hours after his birth. I couldn’t even look at him to my heart’s...

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The branded Mom of Generation Y

Since time immemorial Mother has been the epitome of love, sacrifice and strength. Though the respect given to her is the same but the relation she shares with her children has changed over time. With each passing...

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New Moms – Trust your mothering instincts!

The moment you see those 2 lines on i-sure,life turns around. Happiness and best wishes pour in from all directions and so does advice. Suddenly all old age “experienced” acquaintances turn into a dietitian, yoga instructor, life...

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A slap that changed my life

When I was a child, everybody used to compare me with a walkie talkie doll. My sheer charm and obidience would cast a spell on everyone around. People used to compliment my parents for their good luck...