Category Archives: Motherhood

Where do you run to?

  Time is short. I oft feel whirly just thinking about how to use the golden minutes when my baby sleeps. Do I attempt a blog, tick off admin, eat, rest, save the world? I once read about how for … Continue reading

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More loads, more love

The more you give the more you love. That’s why in general parents simply love their children more than the other way round. This morning as I doted on my 3 month old baby – combing out her cradle cap, … Continue reading

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Dear Noa

Dear Noa, What a 2 years and nearly 10 months it’s been. You, the quintessential first child and I, the classic A-type personality first-time mother. Throw in some unusual tailor-made challenges like your corrective heart surgery in Boston and we … Continue reading

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Heart to Heart

She is 2 years old and nearly 5 months, though we talk a lot about her third birthday (and her fifth comes up a lot too). Lots of balloons, cake, all her friends. It feels like she is way beyond … Continue reading

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One Beat Off

I love and hate that where I live is home to so many amazing and creative people. All around are people expressing and living their part with passion. As much as it stirs something within, it also highlights that I … Continue reading

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Sleep While You Can

The best advice I never listened to was to sleep when my baby sleeps. As someone who resists sleep in favour of doing (anything) and regards sleep as a guilty pleasure rather than a vital need, I simply could not … Continue reading

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Revival

Things don’t remain the same. They either grow or decay, and without effort, my blog has lost momentum. But it’s not too late, and my plan is to revive and heal it. Make myself a space to write freely and … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Apologies

A moment of awkwardness as I explain away the fact that unlike what I expect they expect, she does not like to be held. I fumble an apology feeling like in some way it must be something I did wrong … Continue reading

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To Know

She is right. I know. I know when I know and I know when I do not know. And knowing is beautiful. Right now I do not know. And I want to know. So I am trying very hard to … Continue reading

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She says Bye. Bye Bye.

She says bye. Bye Bye. We named her Noa because we liked the sound, we liked the feel. We named her Tziporrah (bird in Hebrew) after Danny’s late grandmother Feige (bird in Yiddish). It was not conscious at the time, … Continue reading

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