Honey we got from Farmer’s Market
I am someone who tries a lot of hacks. I have always believed that great problems have pretty simple solutions. Whenever I try a ‘home remedy’ I am literally willing it to work, secretly rooting for all the herbalists and naturalists out there. March is nearing an end and my baby has had a cold-cough-congestion since mid-Jan. After countless visits to the doctor he is on preventive medication for allergic rhinitis and asthma. While the medicine does its work I was desperate for some symptomatic relief –it’s heart wrenching to listen to my one-year old’s railing cough.
I read somewhere that locally farmed honey is highly recommended for allergies. Read More →
June 2015 was deadly. It killed 1200 people in Karachi. Killed. People DIED of dehydration and heat stroke. It was THAT bad. It was a scorching sweltering sizzling summer. Even for the well-endowed the weather was debilitating to say the least. It was an I-can’t-think-I-can’t-breathe-don’t-talk-to-me-give-me-some-ice oppressive heat. Read More →
Most people I know, when holding a new born tend to smell the baby’s head or neck because the new baby smell is intoxicating. But I wonder how many people have actually noticed a small part of the baby’s scalp that tends to throb. I had no idea what a ‘fontanel’ was until I saw it pulsate on my new born’s head. I FREAKED OUT. Omg Read More →
This is one of those few posts where I feel the need to add a disclaimer BEFORE I begin.
Fellow Brethren of the Blogosphere, I am not judging you or your decision to hire some help to assist with the raising of your child. Read More →
One bright morning in May, I woke up with the baby next to me and realized something horrible. I was trudging along in the new-mommy game and just as I thought I have gained some ground, in came this like a cold bucket of water: my three-month old caught his first cold. Oh my God, I cannot for the life of me understand how or why that felt like the greatest tragedy. Read More →