Parenting

  • My First Mother’s Day

    Dear Krish and Suhana, It’s because of you, I’m a mother. Unlike the other facets in my life from my career to how I maintain our household, I thought I could plan exactly when I wanted to take on this role, but the universe had different plans and you took us by surprise. These three months […] Read more…

  • How to Soothe a Crying Baby

      Hearing your little one cry can be absolutely heartbreaking and can leave you feeling helpless, confused, and just plain down and out. If you’ve already checked out the obvious reasons for crying (hungry, dirty diaper, cold or hot, sleepy), and there aren’t any other factors at play like a fever or dehydration, then fear […] Read more…

Pregnancy

  • Will I Ever Get a Good Night’s Sleep?

      You are tossing and turning and hate that you can’t sleep on your stomach anymore. You undoubtedly wake up 5 times a night to pee. You have probably even contemplated dragging your air mattress into the bathroom. I’ve been there. It gets better. And as everyone says, your broken sleep pattern during pregnancy prepares […] Read more…

  • Just Breathe

      How many weeks pregnant are you? Whether you just found out the big news (after peeing on every single brand of pregnancy test out there. Yes, that smiley face is looking back at YOU!) or if you’re in your third trimester and are ready to pop, please take a second to BREATHE. I’ve suffered from […] Read more…

Lifestyle

  • Flaunt Your Baby Bump

    Pregnancy is your time to embrace your womanhood and show off that bump! Gone are the days of dowdy maternity wear (think flowers and polka dots) since boutique retailers are changing up the game with timeless staples that are trendy, smart, and ohhhhh soo comfy. Spandex, where have you been all my life?! Here are […] Read more…

  • Time is of the Essence

      When you’re a working mom with kids, time is always of the essence! Time management isn’t a commodity, it’s a necessity if you want to accomplish personal goals and be an involved parent. In this video, I outlined my time management strategies, which include the following: Google Calendar Work out in the A.M. Cook […] Read more…

Wellness

  • Got Milk? – How to Increase Your Milk Supply

    One night, around midnight, I was feeling especially exhausted from the long day of work and “change-feed-put down to sleep” (repeat 11x times 2) routine. Half asleep, I propped up my hospital grade Medela breast pump on my night stand, plugged in the necessary parts (which look like you’re about to build a handheld periscope or a mini […] Read more…

  • Meditation Clears the Clutter

    A year ago, I came across an article on a Harvard medical study highlighting the biological benefits of meditation. Of course we all know the positive effects including reduced stress, anxiety, and overall clarity of the mind, but I was surprised to find that meditating can actually alter the brain. The study states, “it’s well-documented that […] Read more…