Some of my friends are keeping karvachauth fast owing to the custom in their in-laws’ house, others are keeping it having grown up seeing their mothers keep it, year on year. Some are treating it as an excuse to dress up while others are simply giving their friends company. My reasons are none of these.… Read More My Karvachauth Truth
I know this title may have surprised you. This is futuristic as my son is just 7 years old. But like many Indian parents (let me throw all of them under the bus…) I secretly wonder, unapologetically fantasize and sometimes embarrassingly discuss aloud his wedding (notwithstanding the rolling eyes look my husband shoots). I am… Read More My son’s wedding in 2040
I was happy with the work I was doing Many a idea and thoughts were flowing I saw stories everywhere, it seems On a variety of topics and themes Then it happened one day I suddenly had nothing more to say No words or ideas came ‘Writer’s block’ I believe was it’s name … Read More Writer’s block – It happened one day!
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!