What are moms made of?

“Moms and reason are like oil and water”

My toddler is not yet capable of putting his thoughts out so lucidly, but I’m sure he wonders something along the same lines whenever I frown or yell at him for doing some mischief. Continue reading “What are moms made of?”

Have you seen the inner child?


I have forgotten who I am.

I have forgotten the inner child.
Its in a deep slumber amidst the amnesia that started with responsibilities.
It does pop its head once in a while. But I ignore it. Like the back ache ignored amidst feeding the baby. Like the dry skin ignored amidst all the running around.

But now is a good time to remember.

Unwritten rules of parenting

“If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers” – Edgar Howe

After a very hectic & stressful move, I am finally getting back some of my enthusiasm for life amidst a whole lot of downward spiraling & depression. I wonder if I’m going through the “terrible twos” along with my son in my own way. With no one to hold my hand through and tell me where I’m going wrong and how I can make it better, I struggle to find some direction. But I do keep coming up with lists like this:

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