Dear millennial mom, How hard you worked to get where you were But gave it up when you became a mother Following your own heart, you did so Let no one judge for they do not know C-Sec it was, no need to explain Or normal delivery with equal pain It was your… Read More Dear Millennial Mom
“You were always so good in parenting, then how did you miss this key aspect” my aunt asked me unapologetic-ally. This conversation is from several years before when my son was just two and we were getting him admitted to a play school. We primarily spoke Hindi to him emphasizing the importance of our regional… Read More Why ditch Hindi to become global?
Before reading this piece, read Part 1 of the story. Part 2 concludes the story. Anjali and Riya both looked at each other and knew there was just one way to find out. They both rushed to Siddhant’s house. Neelam answered the door and was happy to see Riya. She was excited since Siddhant had conveyed… Read More Inner love in outside hearts (Part 2)
“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