Happy B’day Ambuli!!!

Am wishing you too lately,you may not feel this agreeable,but you see am held up with too many things like party arrangement,shopping,picnic etc., that I got time only now to wish you.Sorry maa.

It had been a life changing experience as everyone says,there were too many things to handle,rough seas to sail through,sheer joy of watching lil one grow so on and on….

One year was completely eventful,i wanted to make a list of all those stuff,so that it forms a list of facts,and it can come for my help when I run out of my memory,and after long time am done with that, find below the funny stuff I had jotted.


  1. I was born on 16th December, 2008 @ 2.17 pm. (Yippee!! my b’day is always a holiday in this country(Bahrain national day), and they celebrate it too)
  2. I weighed 5.62 lbs and measured 17 inches.(Ppl called me tiny baby)
  3. My Apgar score was 8, 9.(Mama says this score is good)
  4. I got my birth certificate within one week after my birth (Too quick in India is it??)
  5. I got my passport within one month after my birth(again quick I guess)
  6. My first day out was to a temple(Not considering hospital visits)
  7. I was exclusively breastfed for 6 months. ( Mama has lot of patience)
  8. I was named  on 26th December,2008(Papa saw me only then)
  9. My name was shortlisted by mama and chosen by papa.(lovely name is it)
  10. My first unbroken sleep was on March 15th, 2009.(mama’s joy was boundless)


  1. My first solid food was in Guruvayoor temple called as Choroon. (That payasam was yummy!)
  2. I love apple puree, peach puree, plums, Strawberry, bananas, nendra pazha puzhungal.(does berries cause  allergy?)
  3. My choice of veggies are potato, carrot, peas, cauliflower, beets, cabbage, beans.(Next year I will try more)
  4. I refused to eat infant cereals.( They are so bland)
  5. So far I have not had formula milk.(I turned down those feeding bottles)
  6. I always keep a eye on what my parents are eating leaving me.(Why are they not giving me yummy chips and so many things)
  7. I was not eating idli’s initially but now am ok to take that.(Dosa beats idli at any point of time)
  8. Yoghurt is one of my favorite snacks.(Yummy yummy one)
  9. I eat chappathi  too (I feel okie for them)
  10. My all time favorite is multi cereal porridge (It contains parboiled rice, fried gram and finger millet)

Developmental Milestones:

  1. I sung my lullaby around 2 months.
  2. I was on my tummy around 4.5 months.
  3. I played peek-a-boo and pat-a-cake soon after 6 months.
  4. My sitting position happened when I was 7 months.
  5. My first word was ‘paa’ around 7.5 months.
  6. Crawling came to me when I was 8 months old.
  7. I waved bye soon when I turned 8.5 months.
  8. Walked with support when I was 9 months old.
  9. Around 10 months I was able to tell amma, appa and akka.
  10. Am yet to start walking on my own.


My Fears

  1. Fast and big moving objects.
  2. Miniature (non moving) flight from Qatar airways.
  3. Sound of a pressure cooker.
  4. Mixer grinder running noise.
  5. Sight n sound of vacuüm cleaner.
  6. Taking a head bath.
  7. Doctors who check my ears.
  8. Prayer calls from mosque.
  9. Hot hot sun.
  10. Sighting a flight takeoff or landing.

My Love

  1. Long bath times.
  2. To go out all time.
  3. Play with fellow kids.
  4. Nursery rhymes.
  5. Music.
  6. To Dance.
  7. Appa mobile.
  8. Play with my clothes in wardrobe.
  9. Drop things and see how they reach ground.
  10. At last I have to mention about these two ppl amma n appa.