“Mom, I want to get married to Siddhant!” Riya declared. Her mom, Anjali was thrilled to hear that. She hugged Riya. As they embraced, Anjali felt a lump in her throat. It dawned on her it was finally time to disclose a secret buried in the deepest folds of her heart and mind. She had promised her dying… Read More Inner love in outside hearts (Part 1)
As the academic year came to a close we went to meet our son’s teacher. Along with other feedback and assessment from the year, she gave us an interesting insight about his behaviour. She mentioned our 6 year old is used to asking others to do things for him. It shook me up a bit… Read More Let’s make a SonRise
“Marriage is a relationship in which one person is always right and the other is the husband!” Our husbands are often the target of a lot of jokes but they are useful to have around. Here are a few varieties that can be seen in the market. I, Me & myself – He is the quintessential… Read More 7 Different Kinds of Husbands
My dear friend Vartika is hosting a contest on her blog’s first anniversary. We have been asked to share a write-up about someone who is important for us. As I sat down to write, I tried to figure out the person I want to say some unsaid things to. I realised that I don’t… Read More Papa’s princesses forever and ever!
He walked in smiling and offered to pay for my Starbucks coffee. He said, “We were strangers till I bought you coffee. It was my kind act for the day” as he handed me a card that said Your Turn Now! Meet Rushabh Turakhia, founder of Your Turn Now (YTN). Inspired by the movie “Pay It Forward” (starring… Read More Your Turn Now!
Our children constantly keep us on our toes. Sometimes they amaze us, sometimes they embarrass us in public while at other times, they leave us speechless. What is endearing through all of this is their innocence. And ability to speak the unvarnished truth – something that becomes so difficult as you become an adult. Here is… Read More 6 Everyday questions asked by my 6 year old – Sequel
Hope you are enjoying the ride on #XploreBharat express with a stop this morning at Bangalore with my dear friend and fabulous writer Mayuri. Now I am taking you all the way back to North to explore the millennial city Gurugram, a term that still seems foreign to me, as I still fondly call it Gurgaon. When… Read More Soaring high, Working hard & Partying harder – Gurugram with #XploreBharat
Hope you are enjoying the ride on #XploreBharat express with a recent trip to Daman with Supriya yesterday. Today the train reaches a major city, the land of temples, beaches and of course superstar Rajnikanth – Chennai! I was born and raised in Delhi and for me Saddi Dilli is much more than just a motto- it’s a culture. Being married… Read More From Unknown to Known to Own (Namma) Chennai with #XploreBharat
We tend to judge our children regularly and their lives are linked to some tangible or intangible scorecard. What would happen if we asked them to score us instead? How would that report card look like? Here’s a peek into what I think my son would write about me. 1. Motor skills – A Mom is… Read More If my son was to score me!
Tea and coffee plantations are widespread in India. Our country is one of the largest producers of tea in the world, second only to China. 50% of this production comes from Assam. It is also one of the top ten producers of coffee in the world. Both coffee and tea are grown in the fertile grounds… Read More Discovering plantations in South India