Bidding Farewell to Breastfeeding


It feels like I have been breastfeeding my children for at least a decade. It is kind of true, though. Pratya was barely two and a half years old when Saral was born. I breastfed Saral even until after Sasha was born and tandem breastfed the first couple of months even though my husband strongly encouraged me to completely wean Saral. Poor guy still sucks … Continue reading Bidding Farewell to Breastfeeding

Friday Meme: Oldie but Funnie


Not biblical but just for fun! “He who drinks, fallen asleep; he who sleeps does not sin; he who does not sin is saintly; Therefore, he who drinks is saintly.” “जसले [मद्द] पिउँछ, त्यो निदाउँछ; जो निदाउँछ त्यसले पाप गर्दैन; जसले पाप गर्दैन त्यो सन्त हो; त्यसकारण, जसले [मद्द] पिउँछ त्यो सन्त हो ।” Continue reading Friday Meme: Oldie but Funnie

Let it Ferment


The more I think of my culinary heritage, the more pride I can take in it. I would think the inclination I have now to fermented foods and drinks may have something to do with how much I loved ‘Gundruk’1 and ‘thwoñ’2 growing up. I have been making kombucha, yogurt, and sauerkraut quite religiously now. Love integrating these cultured foods in my diet. Sally Fallon, … Continue reading Let it Ferment

I Bet You Don’t Have a Friend Like Mine!


“Oh, hey, you are my suite-mate!” was the first sentence to the first friend I met at Timmer dorm in Kuyper College premises. 11 years have passed and we have been there for each other at different stages of our lives. There are some friends with whom many days, several months or years will have passed between conversations, but at every encounter, it will have … Continue reading I Bet You Don’t Have a Friend Like Mine!

Birthday Party | One Stone – Kill Two Birds


We recently celebrated Mr. P’s 9th birthday. I did not feel a bit that we have had this young fella for these many years. It is also a reminder to ourselves that we, too, are aging with our kids. Maybe, we like to only focus on our kid’s growth. While doing so, we either tend to forget our age or just pretend behind the veil … Continue reading Birthday Party | One Stone – Kill Two Birds