Monthly Archives: April 2011

Gaya’s Nalangu

We went over to Alfred’s niece, Gaya’s house in Kepong to attend her Nalangu (one of the Indian wedding rituals performed usually a day before the wedding to bless the bride and groom). From the moment we entered the house … Continue reading

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Potluck party

We were invited for a potluck cum surprise birthday party for one of our neighbor, Ainon. It’s amazing to live in a neighborhood where the neighbors take the effort to throw a surprise birthday party for another neighbor. In today’s … Continue reading

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The perks of breastfeeding

The perks of breastfeeding exclusively: A baby with a stronger immune system Traveling is easy – no need to pack bottles, flask, etc. Less washing up – no need to wash and sterilize bottles, etc. Continuous supply – there’s no … Continue reading

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Blackhole Mosquito trap

For many months we were at wits end trying to find a solution to get rid of mosquitoes inside our house. We’ve tried almost everything, but often Svadhi becomes a very easy target for the mosquitoes – she ends up … Continue reading

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Noah’s baptism

Today is my sister’s baby Noah’s baptism at the Christ Church, Melaka. It was a joyful occasion attended by close family members and friends.

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Svadhi’s first solid food

I have been breastfeeding exclusively for 6 months now- YAY! And the time has come for Svadhi to have her first taste of solid food. I relied on my maternal instinct in deciding when she’s ready for solid food – … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Myths

As I was exclusively breastfeeding my baby for the first 6 months, I get asked all sorts of questions from curious neighbors to inquisitive onlookers about breastfeeding, the common one being “Enough milk for the baby, ah?”. Although there is … Continue reading

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Svadhi is 6 months old

I can’t believe my baby girl is growing up so quickly! She’s almost ready for solid food now. I am so blessed that I get to spend all my time with her – watching her grow is utter joy. This … Continue reading

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Chitra Pournami (Full Moon Day)

Today is Chitra Pournami (Full moon day). Every year there will be a procession with a chariot around my neighbourhood on that day. Although we walked with the procession¬† only once, we always look forward to the chariot passing by … Continue reading

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Playtime

We have been trying to get Svadhi to spend more time on her tummy. She does scoot backwards on her belly, but she does not like being on her tummy. I make sure that she does at least 10-minute session … Continue reading

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