Oops!

I have no idea how that happened šŸ˜‰ That's what happens when the weekend becomes a marathon food prepping, dish-washing/ laundry sorting, washing, folding and sorting again session. Add to the mix, a self- destructively curious, relentlessly roving toddler on a food strike. Now I understand what comfort eating means! Till next time.. Dr J.

The Daddy Diaper Bag!

I was cleaning out the Dad Diaper Bag today, and was amazed at how efficient and minimalist it was. Zoe does spend a lot of alone time with Papa. She has even been to office a few times. They may spend anywhere from a few hours to an entire day on their own. They are... Continue Reading →

Runday Monday! Routine for the day.

Total time- 30Ā minutes or thereabouts (Pretty pathetic I know!) Music- the following track on loop. Warm up- Jumping jacks 50 squats will almost 20 pounds added resistance (in baby form) 50 walking lunges 50 alternate side leg raises 50 front and back alternate- leg raises 5 push-ups - barely(yep, it's gone that bad) 20 push-ups... Continue Reading →

Living vicariously.

There is this blog I follow. Regularly, almost obsessively. The blogger is a stay-at-home mother of two who makes a living out of sharing her life on social media. She is not a master of words, nor does she write prodigious prose. She mostly recounts her day and posts pretty, filtered pictures. She lives in... Continue Reading →

Rotten days.

It was a rotten, rotten day today. It is the weekend. I woke up grumpy, for no particular reason. And by mid-day I was utterly pissed at myself for being pissed. I was angry because I was grouchy and me being angry at myself made me more grumpy and well, it's a viscous cycle. I... Continue Reading →

Too small for the sale!

Yay! So the good news is that the half- yearly/ pre- Ramadan sales are on at many stores. The bad news? Well they are mostly of no use to me šŸ˜¦ Women folk who are reading this, if you can turn up at a store, just eyeball a couple of pieces and then pick your... Continue Reading →

Simplicity and patience.

Of all the things I wish I could be, the ones that would probably make the most difference are simplicity and patience. I wish I were simple in mind and habit. I wish I were patient with circumstance. Aahh, how much less harassing life would be then! Tao Te Ching is a tiny little beauty... Continue Reading →

Tomorrow.

See you tomorrow. Be there tomorrow, for sure. Ahh! lets just fix it tomorrow. Will sort it over tomorrow. Tomorrow. Tomorrow. We take it for granted. We use the word ever so casually. Nonchalantly. But our tomorrows are so fragile, so unreliable. There one moment and gone the next. Whoosh! Wiped off. Demolished. DisappearedĀ from the... Continue Reading →

Assisted baby- carrying, a year on. (Part 2)

Read Part 1 here What type of carries do you do? Ring sling- side/ hip carry, tummy to tummy carry Wraps- Front carry (baby facing parent of course!), back- carry (Tibetan style/ Rucksack), rebozo front- carry Structured carriers- Front (facing parent), back carry (preferred by baby and papa these days) and hip/ side carry by... Continue Reading →

Second chances.

Life is a horrid, evil little miser when it comes to second chances. She rarely ever hands them out. At least, not in the 'big' things, or in the matters that matter. No sir. So, what if Life presents you with a second chance in something that you thought was over and done with. Something... Continue Reading →

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