The Migratory Mum

The Migratory Mum

Yesterday, I woke up at the crack of dawn, made lunch, schlepped across Zurich for my 10 year old son’s German class, schlepped all the way back home, dropped my son off, picked up my daughter and travelled all the way across again in order to attend Durga Pujo - the Bengali/East Indian iteration of [...]

Sibling Relationships: Field Notes from a Mum in Progress

Sibling Relationships: Field Notes from a Mum in Progress

I am an only child. I like to think that I defy the stereotypes that go hand in hand with only children but here we are. My mother was an only child too. My father is the eldest of six. My husband is the eldest of two. My mother-in-law is the youngest of nine while [...]

Body Positivity Project: Heal the relationship with your body in 3 steps

Body Positivity Project: Heal the relationship with your body in 3 steps

Today on the blog, we have Sabine who calls herself an ex-cookie monster. She has experienced it all; from starving to overeating. The reason? Emotional eating.! Feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or just simply bored caused her to overeat or not eat at all! Body positivity plays a crucial role in this complex, yet beautiful, process and [...]

Parenting Smart

Parenting Smart

Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor Well, it’s not even the middle of January and it’s already been a long year. Parenting is fraught at the best of times but with a pandemic raging on in the background, many of us are finding that we are spinning even more plates than usual. Some of us [...]