Isn’t parenting such a tricky thing? I do all that I can to make sure that I nurture Little B the best way I can. And yet sometimes, I doubt if my efforts will actually lead to Little B having a happy and healthy life. […]
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Whether a book is engaging or not depends on two things – one, how much is the book competent in the skill of engagement; and two, the state of the mind of the reader. According to me, the state of mind of the reader is […]
This year I decided to participate in the interesting A to Z Challenge. The challenge required me to blog every single day in April (except Sundays) upon something that starts with the corresponding letter for the day. I started with a great start, got sluggish […]
I don’t know if we are raising Little B in a different way or if nature made her this way, but yeah, she is different. Or maybe it is just one of those things that every parent in the world feels about their child. Maybe […]
Recently a friend forwarded me a pic of twins dressed up as the notorious “Thing 1” and “Thing 2” from The Cat in the Hat. She also mentioned, “I saw this pic and thought of you and your daughter.” Well, I felt so happy, almost […]
I don’t even remember exactly how I have come across this video of B.J. Novak (of The Office fame) reading his book to a room full of kids. When I saw it for the first time today, I laughed and laughed so much that I […]
There is something so empowering about reading a book while breastfeeding. I felt along with all the fats, carbohydrates and antibodies, it was also the thoughts, predicaments and resolutions of the author that I was passing on to Little B. What better can I give […]
I read the book, I ‘dig’ it, but I never truly understood Le Petit Prince.
Well, in my defense, I had never really interacted with a kid till then.
And now that I spend every waking minute with Little B – listening her words, observing her actions and seeing world from her eyes – I feel like I am watching the book unfold right in front of me.
We are a family of book lovers – Pa B is a book lover, Ma B (that’s me) is a book lover and we were trying our best that Little B would also grow up to be a book lover. Therefore, I was certain that the first gift Pa B will receive as a father would be a book. I started researching and one name kept cropping up again and again – Owl Moon by Jane Yolen.