Raising Awareness About MLD: The Story Behind Rumaisa & Zara Kindness Rocks
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Raising Awareness About MLD: The Story Behind Rumaisa & Zara Kindness Rocks

I got married while I was doing my MBA at the age of 22. I conceived right away and wasn’t really happy about it as I wanted a two-year break before starting a family. My pregnancy was smooth, without any complications, and went well till the end.  Rumaisa’s Birth On 21st Oct 2002, I gave…

Raising a Child with Special Needs: Craniosynostosis
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Raising a Child with Special Needs: Craniosynostosis

If you are a parent of a child with special needs, or if you just got to know that your child is differently-abled, and you are scared about how you’re going to deal with it, then BINGO! This article is just for you.  Be calm, have patience and try to make strategies on how to…

When Do Babies Smile

When Do Babies Smile

When we become parents for the first time, we want to know everything before it happens. We want to know about every weekly milestone before we even reach that age. Just like that, we are always eager to find out when babies smile and often find ourselves frantically searching: “When do babies smile” because we…

From the Diary of a Second-time Mommy
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From the Diary of a Second-time Mommy

When I became a mother for the first time more than four years ago, I was always under pressure to be perfect. It’s not like people were pressurizing me. It was just me. I wanted everything to be textbook-perfect. A perfect “normal” delivery. An exclusively breastfed child. Everything on schedule. Baby comes first. No to the…

What is Considered an Unsafe Environment for a Child?
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What is Considered an Unsafe Environment for a Child?

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about what is considered an unsafe environment for a child? Is it predators and child molesters? Is it pedophiles and people with guns? Is it physical and verbal abuse? Yes, you’re spot on! It’s all of these. But all this comes so much…

Being a ‘Working Mom’- Dealing with guilt and a career
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Being a ‘Working Mom’- Dealing with guilt and a career

Becoming a mother changes everything for a woman; whilst we have heard this phrase many times, we experience it only when we go through the process of childbirth. Before giving birth, I heard ladies in my fraternity speak about how difficult giving birth is. Hence I remember being terrified of going into labor and seeing…