Relationships

7 Ways Your Experience Of Marriage Would Be Different From Your Grandmother’s

Western influence, changing mind-sets, and greater exposure are re-defining marriages of today. I call it Marriage 2.0, a new version with some of the below features – 1. Inter-caste and inter-culture marriages more common Globalization, openness and acceptability of other cultures have brought people much closer and open to the idea of marrying people with… Read More 7 Ways Your Experience Of Marriage Would Be Different From Your Grandmother’s

Parenting

How Much Is Too Much Technology For Today’s Kids? Is It Any Use Even Stopping Them?

We have all heard of and indeed many of us are Gen X & Gen Y. With the proliferation of iPads, iPhones, iPods, surely our children are “Gen i”. They are born around smartphones and tablets and are truly digital natives. It is of little surprise then, that they easily surpass us in the understanding… Read More How Much Is Too Much Technology For Today’s Kids? Is It Any Use Even Stopping Them?

Parenting

How A Move From Delhi To Chennai For My Mixed Family Meant Unlearning Our Earlier Way Of Life!

I was born and brought up in Delhi and lived there my entire life. In a reverse of Chetan Bhagat’s novel “2 States”, I, a Punjabi married a Tamilian. My husband had also spent a large part of his life in Delhi. So much so, that often he was known as a Delhite with a South… Read More How A Move From Delhi To Chennai For My Mixed Family Meant Unlearning Our Earlier Way Of Life!

Humour

Pregnancy laughs

Soon after you share the “good news”, questions or advice start to pour from all quarters. Some of it is indeed helpful but most of it is downright intrusive and makes for good gossip. Here are some I received or heard during my nine month journey. Hope they bring a smile to your face. 1.… Read More Pregnancy laughs