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
There are days when I feel overwhelmed and nothing seems to be going right. I often turn to my mother and find that her solutions work. My husband too chips in and it is indeed true that it takes a village to raise a child. I also draw some lessons from reel life. Here are… Read More Movies that every mom should watch
Here I am. Short and stout. Use me for many things In idleness I pout I get excited when fruit infused water jug comes in sight. I love the healthy tasty water inside me. It’s refreshing and energizing. The different fruity flavours make it interesting too. My personal favourite is orange but I enjoy a combination of cucumber,… Read More What am I?
Our lives revolve around our kids. Parenting is tough and it’s okay sometimes to feel overwhelmed and want to get away from it. Here are some things I do to re-energize myself in the time I get time away from my son. 1. Movies – Nothing can help one unwind better than a good movie… Read More Mommies – here are 5 ways to get recharged!
Hello travelers, hope you are enjoying the ride on #XploreBharat express that has covered 18 destinations until now with the most recent trip to Mysore with Jayanthy. Today it reaches a part of the country that over the years has become a very popular tourist destination, Pondicherry. Officially called Puducherry and colloquially referred to as Pondy, it’s… Read More #XploreBharat reaches Peaceful Pondicherry – A French Flavoured Holiday