“Do you think you are strong Angel?” I asked my 6 year old. “Yes I am. The other day I was so tired as my dance teacher made me practise dancing again and again to get the perfect moves as she wanted to shoot a group video. Sweat was trickling down my face but I… Continue reading Invincible #FictionMondays
She could feel it again, the gnawing pain had now become a constant companion. It crept stealthily when she least expected it, made her mind its home and took over every inch of her being. That bubbly woman who loved life, who made every moment count. Was this really her? Lost in the humdrum of… Continue reading Keep that flame burning #FictionMondays
Tears streamed down my cheeks, I kept wiping them away and blinked my eyes focussing on the road ahead. The last thing I wanted was to cause an accident. The sky was grey, clouds hovered all around as thunder rumbled – it felt like the weather perfectly summed up my inner turmoil. The heated conversation… Continue reading Epiphany #FictionMondays
She clasped her fingers tightly, her brow twitched like it always did when she was in deep thought. She asked herself for the 100th time. Was she ready to take the plunge? Ready to give up her carefree ways and brace herself up to take responsibility? Was she really in her senses? Should she take… Continue reading Choice #FictionMonday
Until the start of academic year 2020-21, we parents were blissfully unaware of the teaching methodology in school- yes most of us looked at the syllabus, home work, prepared our wards for competitions and various activities in school and asked them about what did they learn at school- but we weren’t physically present to see… Continue reading Online classes and here is where we as parents are getting it wrong
In mid March, it seemed like the worst nightmare ever and one that dint look like its ending. Work from home was not fun, I missed dressing up, putting on make up, my shoes and driving to work. I had just moved closer to my workplace and was looking forward to the flexibility of travelling… Continue reading Count your blessings- here is what the pandemic taught me
There are a host of vaccines we give our infants, we meticulously follow the schedule though that means a dent in our pockets, sleepless nights tending to a wailing baby and we do all this because we believe we are protecting our babies from dreadful disease. But what if vaccinations cause the disease they are… Continue reading Common myths around vaccines and disease
The days when my daughter was an infant and had to get her shots were one of the worst ones as a new parent. The first time she got them when she barely a few days old and had to get 3 of them at once was the one that gave me nightmares. As she… Continue reading Painless vaccines- are they worth it?
A hot topic that often comes up in parents’ circles is about vaccines. As a new parent, one is always left with conflicting thoughts – Am I getting it right? Should I be going for the less painful vaccines or regular ones? Are these far too many vaccines? Add to that the complexity of preservative-free… Continue reading Preservative Free Vaccines- Here is what you should know as a parent
I remember the days when I was a child, maybe around 8 or 9 when my uncle (Mom’s brother) and I were engaged in a deep conversation as he told me the story of Santa who lived in the North Pole and came down every Christmas to leave presents for kids as they slept blissfully… Continue reading Does your child believe in the Santa story?