Category Archives: Mothers & Mothers to be

It’s Best To Be A Non-Smoker For Your Unborn Child

According to a new study early exposure to nicotine can trigger widespread genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth. The finding helps explains why maternal smoking has been linked to behavioral changes such as attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, addiction and conduct disorder. Nicotine does this by affecting a […]

Here’s What You Can Learn From The Adi-Parashakti, As Mothers!

Goddess Durga is Adi-Parashakti; she has been declared to be the most supreme and most powerful Goddess in the Shakti tradition, occupying a place similar to Lord Krishna in Vaishnavism. So in this article, let’s get to know more about her! 1. Durga has 8 to 10 arms. These represent the 8 directions in Hinduism. […]

Why You Should Watch The Documentary ‘Babies’

Babies, a 2010 documentary by French director, Thomas Balmès takes up the extremely nuanced task of capturing the delicate development from birth up to the first birthday of four babies, belonging to areas that fan out across the world. The protagonists of the documentary are Ponijao, a boy from the dusty grasslands of Namibia; Bayar, […]

Here’s to ones who find Mother’s Day hard to Celebrate!

Storefronts pack up their displays with “I Love You, Mom” merchandise. Social media is invaded by Mother’s Day ads. Seasonal sales fill up your inbox. Sales people end their communication with a cheery wish. This high level commodification is enough to add more weight to what seems like an already difficult day for many across […]

Here’s how you can Nurture your Optimistic as a Mom!

Have you ever met some people who navigate through their lives so easily as compared to others who struggle at every single point? Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, has spent decades of research trying to find out the secret of the former group of people.  The secret: They are optimists!  Seligman refers to […]

The Secret Of Being A Successful Parent!

We all have wondered how different child-rearing practices affect children’s development, including Diana Baumrind, an American clinical and developmental psychologist known for her research on parenting styles. After studying how parents interacted with their preschool children, she identified two key dimensions of parental behaviour: 1. Warmth versus Hostility Warm parents communicate love and affection for […]

Here’s What You Can Learn From The Adi-Parashakti, As Mothers!

Goddess Durga is Adi-Parashakti; she has been declared to be the most supreme and most powerful Goddess in the Shakti tradition, occupying a place similar to Lord Krishna in Vaishnavism. So in this article, let’s get to know more about her!  1. Durga has 8 to 10 arms. These represent the 8 directions in Hinduism. […]

Postpartum Depression: Signs To Watch Out For

The birth of a new born baby can lead to one experiencing a jumble of emotions – happiness, joy, anxiety, gratefulness. But it also might bring in something unexpected – Postpartum Depression.  In this article, we help the brand new parents identify the signs of this phenomenon so that they can seek timely help and bring both their and their baby’s life back on track!