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Life Stories of The Reluctant Mom18

I’m OK with Not Being Perfect

I’m OK with Not Being Perfect

Every person is different and that’s what makes them unique and actually perfect in themselves. The concept of perfection has become so flawed and yet so rampant that many of us have started comparing ourselves to everyone on social media. There are many aspects of […]

How I Discovered Self Love by Shaking Things Off

How I Discovered Self Love by Shaking Things Off

Shake it off, shake it off… Self Love is our first and last love & this song ‘Shake It Off’ by my favourite Taylor Swift speaks my mind. I never fitted in the standards that our society has set for being ‘beautiful’. Being dusky with […]

Mommy Is Tired But Here’s How She Deals With It

Mommy Is Tired But Here’s How She Deals With It

The life of a mom and tiredness are mostly inseparable. Yesterday, a mom sent me a DM on Instagram asking how I am not tired while she feels dull in just an hour. The mom in question is really young and has an almost 2 […]

From Cloth to Cloth Pads- My Menstrual Hygiene Learning Curve

From Cloth to Cloth Pads- My Menstrual Hygiene Learning Curve

This World Menstrual Hygiene Day (May 28th), our endeavour is to break the taboo that engulfs this natural phenomenon that is the basis of very existence of human life on earth. This post is a part of a Blog Train hosted by Anupriya of www.mommytincture.com where 14 wonderful […]

I Love My Husband More than My Daughter

I Love My Husband More than My Daughter

So finally, I get to say it! For starters, I don’t have to worry about him falling from the bed (or maybe I have to :P). On our wedding anniversaries, I write letters to my husband which are basically all the good things that he […]

9 Learnings of A One Year Old Mom

9 Learnings of A One Year Old Mom

Seriously, I am not into learning things I don’t want to but somehow mommyhood has managed to teach me few needed and many not needed lessons. Some are of the life-skill variety and others are just there because I had no idea what motherhood comprises […]

3 Reasons Why I Don’t Want to be A Mom Once Again

3 Reasons Why I Don’t Want to be A Mom Once Again

I can give you hundreds of reasons for not wanting to have another baby but I don’t have time to write that much because the baby will nap for just 30 minutes. Even before my blog happened, I used to think that if I write […]

How My Husband Participates in Bringing Up Our Girl?

How My Husband Participates in Bringing Up Our Girl?

I know that I took a break after writing just two posts but it wasn’t because of the lack of ideas rather due to a holiday we took. All the preparations along with managing my baby and kind of looking after my house along with […]

How I Dealt with Motherhood as a Reluctant Mom?

How I Dealt with Motherhood as a Reluctant Mom?

Motherhood feels different to every mom. To me it felt like a tempest. If you have read my last post or the, you must be aware why. I wasn’t forced to be a mom but it wasn’t my first choice either. Dealing with pregnancy was […]

Why Am I A Reluctant Mom?

Why Am I A Reluctant Mom?

So here are few words that will give you many ideas about my #momlife. I was never too keen on having kids or at least biological kids. I got married to a very nice man and we decided to have kids after 2-3 years of […]