Motherhood
Arushi Seth

C Section-I Did Not Choose the Easy Way Out

A few days back at a social gathering I overheard the conversation of a group of middle aged ladies. They were talking of some girl they knew who was recently blessed with a daughter through a cesarean. They made it sound as if she had committed a crime. If she was guilty so was I.

Arushi Seth

Things You Need to Know as A New Mother

“Life will be full of ups and downs, it will be one tough ride. But your love for your child will be the anchor that will see you through it all” The above quote, I think, beautifully summarizes what motherhood is all about. When a child is born a mother is born too. You step

Arushi Seth

The Change Kids Bring to Your Life

Last time I felt a drastic change in my life was when I got married. Life changed overnight. But that was nothing when compared to the change a child brings in your life. Not only your life changes, you change too and so does your relationship with people around you. There is definitely not a

Arushi Seth

Stop Judging a Mother, She was Born New Too

Motherhood is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful things that happened to me. There is something new to learn daily. How much we all would like, babies do not come with an instruction manual. You need to figure out what is good for you and the baby. Social media is an intrinsic part of our

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Tips for Travelling with a Baby

I often hear mothers saying that they cannot take holidays as they have a baby or a toddler or they have to leave the baby with grandparents or maids if they want to take a holiday. Some couples like to travel with maids, but that is their choice and I would not like to comment

Arushi Seth

Working Moms or Stay at Home Moms-The Never Ending Debate

All women face the dilemma of getting back to work or staying with their baby after their maternity leave ends. The decision is not easy and your head and heart are never in sync. Many of my friends leave the kids in a day care or with the mother or mother in law and go

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How Lack of Sleep Affects New Parents?

Do you remember the most common question every visitor asked you after your baby was born? How are the sleepless nights going? When you decide to have a baby, an inevitable thing that happens is sleep deprivation. This has been true for generations and I do not see it changing anytime soon. New born babies

Arushi Seth

Why You Should Allow your Kids to Make Mistakes?

“I believe love is blind, because I started to love you before I saw you” This is something any parent would understand and agree to. When a child is born, parents are born too. Their unconditional love for the baby just grows as the baby grows and achieves new milestones. They teach the child everything

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When are the Kids Too Old to Sleep with Mom and Dad?

Parenting, sadly, does not come with a manual and there is nothing right or wrong about it. It is common for parents to get unsolicited advice especially if you stay in India. My opinion is that parenting should be intuitive. The parents must do what they feel is right and what is comfortable to the

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Advantages of Being an Only Child and Raising One

Yesterday was Rakshabandhan, a day which celebrates the bond of siblings. I am the only child of my parents and I have no regret of not having a sibling. While growing up it was just the three of us at home. We stayed in a city where there was no family and thus, there were