I discovered about menstrual cups in the newspapers and was intrigued. I read up some more and became aware of the problems with sanitary napkins and how menstrual cups can help resolve them to a great extent. This is the story of my trials and a little turbulence as I eventually switched to the menstrual cup completely.
There’s many a slip between the cup and the lip. So true in this case. My journey has been a bit of an emotional toughie. I hope my experience will help others who may either be unaware, like I was, or who might be sitting on the fence.
Summer of three.nine
When Tej was over three years last summer, I decided it was a good time for him to start learning to swim. I would have liked to have him start earlier, but I didn’t know of any facility in our neighbourhood where such small kids can learn. So anyway, I and Harshad took him to the coach at a nearby swimming pool. He was the one who had taught both me and Harshad and we knew him well.
On the first day, I took Tej down to the kids pool, which is about 4 ft in depth, and introduced the coach to him. Tej was not interested in the coach but in watching the scenes all around. Children shivering at the edge, some sobbing. I knew this wasn’t the ideal setting in which to start. But what followed was a disaster. Tej just refused to get into his trunks at all. I stood with him by the side of the pool and thus passed the first day watching by the side. As did the whole of the month. Continue reading “Chronicles of a mom whose child is learning to swim”
My 4 year old son, Tej’s food has been something I have put a lot of thought into over the years. Considering getting kids to eat healthy food is something that’s top priority for any mom, thought of noting down my observations and experiments with trying to get Tej to enjoy healthy food.