In one word? Survival.
I don’t have a long list of my goals. Upon reflection, last time, I had a long mental list of things I’d do with ..
I’ve had lots of messages asking about potty training and how we went about it. I’m not sure when the “correct” time to officially class y..
What a nightmare taking Arjun to the hospital for appointments, even with Preetam there! He’s non stop!
Today was different though, I do..
Big deal right?! It is in my world.
It’s the first “proper” challenge I’ve faced alone with Arjun since being pregnant. I woke up this m..
I can’t believe it’s been over a week since the unimaginable happened and it STILL hasn’t quite sunk in – my teeny tiny blog wit..
Arjun is such an independent little boy but he loves the company of other children. We told him we were pregnant quite soon after finding ..
I can’t believe my baby has turned 2! It’s crazy! I felt like I had a lot more time to absorb Arjun turning 1 than I have absorbing him tu..
I mean you’re such a big part of our lives, I almost feel like I’m being a mean girl by not dedicating a post to the most ..
What a year it’s been. Last year I seemed somewhat more aware of the passing of time. Life felt a little slower – like I had the chance to..
I can’t believe next month I’ll be posting about his 2 year update. How did that happen?! Time just seems to be running away and I can’t s..
I’ve been very sloppy with Arjun’s updates which I’m super annoyed at myself about (he turns 23 Months tomorrow!)! These posts along with ..
Eek! Today I was sent a picture of us in a newspaper by a school friend/blog followers, my favourite part is how they’ve cropped Arjun’s h..
“Mother”: definitely one of the most challenging titles I’ve had … the pressures from society, the looks of disapproval from your nearest ..
Given we’re in a bit of an inbetween state with the weather at the moment (the glorious sun doesn’t seem to want to stay for longer than a..
Arjun’s 5th holiday was definitely one to remember! It was our most challenging by far and the furthest away from what we’ve known holiday..
Today I was invited to the BBC Asian Network for our first ever radio interview with The Real Nihal.
I was so nervous on the build up to ..
Wow oh wow! I am so overwhelmed and so shocked! Out of over 8,000 amazing bloggers, I have been shortlisted as one of jus..
Wednesday 13th April was the 317th Sikh new year. If you’d like to read more about Vaisakhi, you can do so in my blog post on Arjun’s firs..
A month late but here it is!
This month has honestly been the month of the whinge! And I think the root cause of it is Arjun’s frustratio..
Not only am I so blessed to be the mother of such a special little boy, but I’m so grateful to God for honouring me with the title of moth..
19 months?! Seriously! I can’t comprehend this whole time moving so fast thing. I’m really struggling with it. I can’t believe soon I’ll b..
I absolutely love this place so much! There are several things to do here all in one place and you’re guaranteed to have a good time. W..
Better late than never right?! … Given Arjun turned 19 months today, I thought this was a relevant throwback!
We had a fun filled ph..
This post is a few weeks late due to the craziness of my work schedule at the moment which involves lots of travel! But I wanted to share ..
How did he turn a whole year and a half so quick?! I found it quite emotional during the Christmas period as I came to the realisation my ..
I’d been pondering over the idea on whether to move Arjun in to a bed for a while. I got lots of mixed responses but ultimately I knew I w..
To my darling angel Arjun,
As 2015 closes I am reminded of how much has happened and how much you have grown. Christmas along with ..
He never fails to amuse me!
1) It’s pretty tempting to wrap wrapping paper as its more appreciated!
2) Long gone are the days where our gifts a..
Thanks to Arjun’s nursery, we ended up baking yesterday! As part of his observations we were asked to bake together to encourage his fine ..
Today when I picked Arjun up, it was a pretty standard nursery pick up. I walked in, gazed around the room wondering where my little monst..
We visited Santa at the Harrods Grotto last year too and I think it’s already become a bit of a family tradition to go every year! Arjun w..
My goodness, I can’t believe my angel is almost a year and a half. Having a child really makes you appreciate how fast life whizzes by and..
I thought I’d share an updated holiday packing list given Arjun is no longer a baby so my previous ones may not be as appli..
Last week marked the Gurpurab (birthday) of our first Guru and the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s basi..
Some of you may have seen that I’ve ventured out and started my own kid’s clothing line – Baby Brain Apparel. You may be wondering why? ….
Our first stop on our dual destination holiday was Singapore. We’ve visited Thailand and Malaysia already so I was pretty excited about v..
We had such an incredible time and without a doubt this was one of my favourite holidays of all time.
I had originally planned on not..
Don’t get me wrong, it was very rewarding gazing in to a newborn baby’s eyes knowing I’d produced him. Any time he smiled, my heart fille..
15 months have whizzed by! It’s been a month full of Arjun’s crazy little antics. He never fails to entertain us!
Here’s Arjun’s 15 mont..
1. Wooden spoon: they’re so fun to bang absolutely everything with … Even the glass coffee table!
2. Jewellery: it’s so sparkly!..
It’s been an eventful last few weeks and Arjun getting chicken pox added to it! At 14 months old, I was pretty grateful when I..
I decided to take Thursday off from my phone, social media and blogging. Just a break in general. I’ve been feeling really overwhelmed and..
The other day we returned back to Westfield for the first time since I took Arjun alone back in February – what a whirlwind of emotions it..
The most useful and home hitting advice I’ve ever received since I’ve had Arjun. It’s probably applicable to a lot of things in life. I of..
… That has the “annoying” toddler that:
- Comes and strokes your chunni (scarf used to cover your head) while you’re trying to listen ..
Welcome to my final post in the “Arjun’s first jungle themed party” series – “The Party Bags/Favours”.
Indian tradition di..
Monday marked my mummy’s birthday and we wanted to make it special for Arjun’s Nani Ji!
For his first year of life, Arjun’s made his..
A few people have asked for the details for the motorbike rocking horse that Arjun was playing with in some pictures that I..
Hope you enjoyed my post from yesterday on the party decor!
Today I’ll be sharing our party outfits. 🙂
We decided ..
You hopefully read my last post on the build up to the big day, if not you can do here.
The decor was pretty important ..
I can’t wait to share Arjun’s 1st birthday party details and pictures with you all! Sorry it’s taken a while – it’s been cha..
So today Arjun’s Harv Masi decided to do an afternoon of edible messy sensory play. There are definitely endless perks of having a sister ..
I can’t believe a year has flown by. It feels like only yesterday I was super excited to go in to labour and have my baby.. A..
I was going to write up my 12 month update this evening but to be honest I’m just not in the mood. It’s another reminder of how quick my b..
As you all have probably gathered, Arjun is a daddy’s boy through and through. They share the most special and unique bond tha..
Given the gorgeous weather is making a come back, I thought I’d share our favourite outdoor toys.
Dinosaur Padding Pool Play Centre
As you may have gathered, I’m a sucker for themes and love going all out! So deciding on a nursery theme was my perfect opportunity to do ..
Hope you had a great week last week and an even better weekend!
Here’s ours (a little late) in pictures (mostly!) x
This weeks been quite a chilled out one in comparison to last week!
We started the week off by attending my friend Ruby’s chun..
Wow! 11 months! How did that happen?
I cannot believe that this time next month, Arjun will be a year. I’m really struggling to absorb th..
Can’t believe we’ve been and we’re back and I’m 30 oh em gee! In case you haven’t already and wanted to, you can view my own t..
So the last few days have been pretty interesting (and tiring) in our household!
Arjun has suddenly decided to go exploring with no holdi..
So Sunday marked my not so little baby’s 10 month birthday! I can’t believe we’ve moved on to double digits and his birthday is so soon! H..
Hope you’re keeping well!
Wednesday 14th April marked the 316th birthday of the Khalsa – known as Vaisakhi. The Khalsa refer..
Hope you’re keeping well!
Thursday marked Preetam’s 31st birthday! His first as a daddy so we had to make it special. All he..
Hello all!Hope you’re all well and have had a good week! Ours was surprisingly quiet compared to usual but I still feel pretty tired! ..
Hope you had a super special Mother’s Day! I’m still walking on air since yesterday – I had the best day ever. It was a pretty..
Hope you’re all keeping well and have a good week.
This was our first full week at home since Dubai as last week Preetam was ..
So this post I actually wrote straight after my trip to Westfield but didn’t get the chance to proof read and post prior to us f..
So we’re back and suffering majorly with the holiday blues! It was such a fab trip and I’m so glad we decided to go for a few e..
I love this guy! He makes my heart melt!
I had to share this adorable video of Arjun inspecting my ring! Look at the concentration! Lol!
I think it’s so cute! What ..