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On Our Side

Can we treat our needs as sacred? Can we embrace our needs without feeling guilty and without a need to justify them? I’ve often heard the idea that as a mom, if I get a babysitter more, I will ultimately … Continue reading

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A line is a line is a line

A line is a line is a line. Except that it it’s not. The other night, I was blessed to listen to the founder of my daughter’s particular style of nursery school speak. A very wise woman, she spoke of … Continue reading

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The Dance of Life

My day to day life is a dance that pendulates between fear and love. I am simultaneously so brave and yet so tremendously afraid. And, I do better in the big than in the nitty gritty small. I have the … Continue reading

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Loving the link

The mind-body connection. We all experience it from time to time but it becomes so clear in extreme cases. The other day, I was having a very exhausting, traumatic conversation with a distressed person whom I love so much. Unable … 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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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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Reversing Gravity

Climbing upward on a downward spiral is truly gruelling. When I fall, I tumble so surely and swiftly that it feels kind of impossible to ever get back up. I want so badly to erase the fall, to go back … Continue reading

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