Category Archives for "Motherhood"

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What Making a Baby Does to Your Social Life

By Piyushi Dhir

What Making a Baby Does to Your Social Life

As one moves from school to college to work life, one’s social circle only gets bigger and bigger. There’s always an old friend to catch up with, a co-worker to hang out with or a relative to pay a visit to. Marriage just adds to this bag. Your spouse’s friends, cousins and colleagues expand your […]

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What Making a Baby Does to Your Love Life

By Piyushi Dhir

What Making a Baby Does to Your Love Life

The first months and years of a marriage can be quite romantic. You are young, idealistic, tender and together, the two of you pursue your dreams. Walking hand-in-hand, traveling to new places, trying new cuisines, merry nights with friends… and then, you decide to have a baby. To begin with, spontaneous romantic love-making gives way […]

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Five Things That Annoy a Pregnant Woman

By Piyushi Dhir

Five Things That Annoy a Pregnant Woman

[Written in the 9th month of my pregnancy]Pregnancy is a nine-month roller-coaster ride that encompasses never-before-experienced highs, inexplicable mood lows, hormones-gone-berserk, anxieties of the wierdest kinds and what not. Everyone tries to please you and yet, there comes a time when just about everything starts to irk you. Here is a list of things that […]

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Letter to My Unborn Child (Pregnancy Diaries)

By Piyushi Dhir

Letter to my Unborn Child

[Written in the 6th month of my pregnancy]I didn’t even realize when the transition took place. From being a little seed inside of me, that would only be real when I saw your indistinct shape during ultrasounds, to becoming a live and moving baby, who communicates with me through the skin of my stomach. Your […]

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Abducted by Aliens (Pregnancy Diaries)

By Piyushi Dhir

Abducted by Aliens

I remember reading this haunting novel by Stephen King once, where an alien invasion takes place through human bodies. They enter the bodies of unsuspecting people, feed on one’s innards and brains, and keep growing until they burst out of you! It is probably unkind to say so, but that is pretty much how I […]

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Am I Woman? Or a Girl?

By Piyushi Dhir

Am I a Woman or a Girl

[Penned down in the 7th week of my pregnancy]I am a wife I manage my house, my career I give my husband advice I am independent, financially secure I am a woman…   But I still love To clutch a teddy bear when I sleep Give me colouring books And I will sigh in pleasure […]

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