Nothing quite prepares one for parenthood except becoming a parent yourself. At its core, parenthood is a deeply personal and subjective affair. The most important mindset I’ve adopted over the past weeks is to quit feeling guilty over ignoring anyone’s advice. Case in point, let’s talk about breastfeeding. During a regular visit to the pediatrician, […]
Tonight I finally sat down to recount my birth story – journaled for private consumption in all its bare honesty. Postnatal post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is real for some women who just cannot recall their birthing process. We will forget details as time goes by, but I wouldn’t want my son to miss out on […]
“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”― Rudyard Kipling Whenever New York Times publishes book recommendations for summer, I go mad with jealousy. A change of season warrants a whole new category of books? But I live in year-round tropical heat! I assume we’re entitled to perpetual summer reading. As working adults […]
On the upside of this pandemic, staying home on most nights and weekends have apportioned me a greater amount of time for books, my everlasting first love. My bedside book pile has grown substantially, and so have my Amazon and Book Depository wish-lists. Hits and misses aside, several titles struck a chord with me, and […]
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