Tagged: Parenthood

I became an Appa (dad) in 2023 with the arrival of Uma. Before that, I was just a dog dad. Uma changed my life in many ways. I am enjoying my parenthood a lot. And I like to write about the ups and downs of being a father here.

Echo and Uma

Echo, Pathu and Uma

We introduced Uma to Pathu and Echo on day one, and she has grown up with them since then. Echo and Pathu have been friendly to people and toddlers even before Uma. So it wasn’t difficult to introduce Uma to them, even though she was the youngest baby they had met. It’s also the first time they are living with a human baby. Their relationship is that of siblings.


I am not a routine person; I have never been. But the arrival of Uma into my life has changed that a bit. It isn’t like my life was unorganized or off schedule before Uma. But I could do many random tasks on any given day, sleep anytime, etc. Along with very planned...