Adhruth Yagyaraman

Born To Win…

Inviting you for my First Birthday Party September 30, 2011

Filed under: Status — Yagya @ 2:01 PM

Hello Uncle, Aunty, Brother, Sisters

Time just flies. Looks like it was just yesterday I came to see you all in this beautiful world. It is already an year and I have grown a lot. To just sit back and enjoy this beautiful journey of one year, I have asked my Parents to host a Party for all of you. Yes. 3rd October is my Birthday. As it is a working day, it might be difficult to plan, hence I have asked to plan it on Sunday night and my sweet parents have agreed. So here are the details. You dont believe I asked them to invite. Then look at this Invitation to believe…

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Adhruth’s Ayushomam September 25, 2011

Filed under: Photo,Status — Yagya @ 7:54 AM

Adhruth’s Ayushomam (First Star Birthday) was on 23rd, in our House in Bangalore. Initially plan was to celebrate it in Chennai, but due to climatic changes, travel and most importantly Adhruth’s health, we decided to have it in Bangalore. The fun started a month in advance in starting the preparation with Invitation Card printing. We decided to go with Artist Maya Cards (the same one we had for our wedding) as that explained what is “Ayushomam” with a mix of traditional yellow invitation in Tamil and also English invitation. Finalization of Catering, menu for breakfast & lunch, booking of Club House for serving food, Booking tables for food, dresses for Adhruth – all were completed a week in advance.

The most important week arrived. My Appa, Amma & Athai (from Chennai) came to Bangalore a day in advance. Kali uncle (who had captured all the precious moments in our life with his Camera) came from Chennai the previous afternoon. Karthik & Vaishnavi came in the night. Appa & I went to buy basic things like Flowers, Fruits, Vethalai etc. We also had to buy a Malai (garland) for Adhruth. We decided not to get a typical garland, but instead make a garland out of normal flowers. That seemed more appropriate.

Yes. Everything setup for the Ayushomam. House rearranged and things in the hall shifted to adjacent rooms for the Homam. Adhruth was the first to get ready after a bath. Function was to start at 9. Breakfast started on time at 7.30. Vada was good :-). Adhruth was dressed in a Krishnar dress and was the star attraction. He went to everyone who had come for the function with a smile on his face. Though he did not have Stranger face, he realized when he was with Madhu & me. Adhruth slept during pooja (relaxing so that he can be active when he has to come). Adhruth’s mama had come and wore the Malai and took him to the entrance of the house to get him in.

Annpraschanam was done after that where I fed Adhruth with Sakkara Pongal (without ghee). He had just woken up from Sleep but still was very cool & full of smiles and laughs. Usually he enjoys company of more people around him and he also did the same during the function. It was fun watching Adhruth play and enjoy with everyone around him.

Most important things for Adhruth – lots of new toys and games for him to play :-). Thanks for everyone who had come to make it a most memorable day for us.

It was also little emotional for me and Madhu as we were celebrating the first birthday of our beloved cutie – Adhruth – looking back the last one year we haveΒ traveledΒ has been a great experience.

Here are the pictures πŸ™‚

 

Festival fun & Adhruth reading Newspaper September 2, 2011

Filed under: Photo,Status,Videos — Yagya @ 9:37 AM

Last two days has been holidays due to Eid & Vinayaka Chathurthi, so enjoying @ home with Madhu & Adhruth.

Tuesday evening, we were out shopping for Vinayaka Chathurthi and Adhruth was dressed up in newly bought dress with socks :-).

For a change, these socks remained in legs for a long time (usually Adhruth does something moving his legs and is successful in getting those out within half an hour.

When doing the Pooja for Vinayakar, we got Adhruth and he was sitting in Madhu’s lap. As Madhu was moving the bell (mani adicha), Adhruth immediately stretched the hand, wanting that. Once it was given to Adhruth, he thought it was another toy for him and started taking it to his month & chew. He found it difficult to move freely unlike his other toys due to weight and was immediately ready to give it to me when I gave his toy in return. It was fun watching him trying to move that mani.

Adhruth usually comes & takes the paper when I open the Newspaper. Yesterday I thought of capturing that and opened the paper and switched on the video. Aha. What a fun. He took the entire sheet of first and last paper and started rolling inside that and it completely covered Adhruth. After all efforts he finally came across the paper successfully. Here are the pictures.

Here is the video of Adhruth reading Newspaper.

 

 
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