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Guest Post: How To Plan The Most Memorable Family Vacation Ever

Today’s guest post is by Mrs. Joanna Santillan.

As the saying goes: “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey.” And yes, planning is a big part of the journey to a wonderful vacation. Going out on a holiday with the family is an amazing way to bond and make new memories with them. It’s also worth highlighting that the kids won’t stay young for long. So while they’re still kids, plan a vacation or two. Here’s a list of tips when planning a vacation where everyone will enjoy: Continue reading

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Baby Meditation

What to cook today for breakfast?

What’s on my to-do list?

Need to plan the weekend!

Guests for dinner tomorrow; need to shop the groceries!

Need to book my gas refill!

Got to attend to the huge pile of laundry!

Cob-webs calling!

A good 4 bananas will get spoiled if I don’t make banana shake till evening!

Have to withdraw cash to pay salaries to the maids!

The overstuffed wardrobe needs to be tidied or else my clothes will abandon me!

Electricity bill and phone bills lined up! 

So many things on my mind! So many things on a stay-at-home Mom’s mind!

What do I do? Continue reading

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13 Brand New Advice To Brand New Moms!

Hello New Mummas!

Recently, I have been getting a lot of queries from new Mummas and thought of doing a post for them – a post to help them get through those first few days or weeks of motherhood.

Here are 13 of my tips and advice, churned purely out of experience: Continue reading

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My Tips For Losing Weight After Becoming A Mom

IMG_20150620_133042A few days back, a friend looked at this Whatsapp display pic of mine and asked,

“How are you so slim?

How did you get here?

Give me some tips too!”

I read her messages and  started pondering over it.

Surprisingly, I was at typing out the reply, the very next moment and here’s what I wrote: Continue reading

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My Top 10 Achievements As a Mom

Here are my top 10 achievements of the year and all the hard work and the pain I had to go through to make them happen…
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Happy Mother’s Day 2015: How My Child Made Me Feel Special…

Being Mumma wishes a very Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful Mummas who are a part of the fraternity!

With every blog post I upload and every experience I share on Being Mumma, about ‘my’ being a Mumma, in some or the other way I express how special it is to be a Mother.

So, this Mother’s Day I thought of doing the same thing, but a little differently. I pinged all Mummas and requested them to contribute to Being Mumma by sharing their beautiful experiences and feelings as a mother, in few words. I also asked them to support it with a pic, so that all of us here get to see their cutie pies too!

I personally wish to THANK all the Mummas for taking out time to write for Being Mumma and making this Mother’s Day so special for me and all of us!

Here’s what they have to say… Continue reading

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Pre-Event Listing: LifeCell Mommies Day Out – Workshop for Expectant Mothers at IHC, New Delhi


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This Mother’s Day, pregnant mommies in Delhi can get pampered at Mommies Day Out – a prenatal workshop to be organized by ‘LifeCell International Pvt Ltd’ in association with Fortis La Femme. Continue reading

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Post-Baby Body Changes I Hate, Yet Love!

The best and the most pleasant compliment that I often get since I became a mother is,

“You haven’t changed at all! You look all the same!”.

My response? I smile and die a little more inside. Yes! I really DIE every time I hear this, because instead of making me happy I feel like I’ve just been hit in the face yet again.

These compliments, these reactions of friends and relatives only remind me that although I haven’t changed at all on the outside, I’m totally a different person on the inside; and by inside I mean not just mentally but more physically.

Here’s what my post-baby body got me and here’s what you too should get prepared for in case you’re expecting a baby or have just become a mother: Continue reading

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5 Things No One Tells You About Being A Mother

No matter how much ever planned and expected your pregnancy is, no matter how much you were dying to give birth to your little one and no matter how much of reading you did to prepare yourself for motherhood, there still are and there will always be a few things that will take you by surprise. Here are the ones I think no one really tells you about motherhood or about being a mother, and the ones I discovered only after I jumped into the boat: Continue reading

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Top 5 Surprises That Come With New Motherhood

If you can stay awake almost all night yet wake up with a smile to the coos and gurgles of your baby, smell your baby’s tush for poop, have a puke on your new t-shirt (and still be okay about it) or have tears of joy in your eyes when your baby tries to make the first effort to roll over – then you are a new mother who has just started the wonderful journey of motherhood.

They say, motherhood is the best adventure you can ever experience as it is more-than-full of surprises. Every day unfolds a new gift of unexpected yet fulfilling events that surprise you with every passing moment. All mothers eventually experience all kind of surprises out of which the top 5 are: Continue reading