5 ways to boost cognitive development through stimulation in babies

The first few days after a baby is born, his/her reactions are mostly uncontrolled and are pure reflexes. As time passes, the movements and reactions become more deliberate. There are various activities which stimulate their sense of hearing, touch, movement and sight and help in baby brain development. As a newbie parent, its good to… Continue reading 5 ways to boost cognitive development through stimulation in babies

No longer a fairy tale #SundayPhotoFiction

Deep down in the woods, lay a big bad wolf who ate up little girls. So keep your eyes down, hide yourself in your cloak, do not talk to strangers and do not take a detour. Wasn’t she bored of these silly rules which applied only to girls? So she broke them one day. She… Continue reading No longer a fairy tale #SundayPhotoFiction

Build your wealth the smart way

As a Chartered Accountant I often get these comments “Oh you are a CA, you know all about financial markets. Can you give us a few tips on which stocks to invest in?” Now to clear a few misconceptions. As a CA my main area of focus is accountancy. I did study a subject on… Continue reading Build your wealth the smart way

For the love of slippers #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Rows and Rows of slippers, different designs, colours, texture as they adorned the makeshift rack she had built. Every morning she spent a few minutes with them- just she and the shoes. Her face gleamed as she touched each one of them lovingly, caressing them and blowing a kiss. “Why on earth do you need… Continue reading For the love of slippers #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The Good Wife- Here is why this series is a must watch #MyFriendAlexa

There was a time when I loved watching TV but slowly the interest faded out. In the spare time I have, I prefer writing or reading blogs. With the birth of my daughter, “me time” became scarce and I wanted to optimise the limited time I have by making the experience worthwhile. I deliberately stayed… Continue reading The Good Wife- Here is why this series is a must watch #MyFriendAlexa

Do you have a Plan B? #MyFriendAlexa

I recently came across a “Humans of Bombay” post which covered actor Rajkumar Rao. He spoke about his dreams, his struggles to gain recognition in tinsel town. One thing that stood out was his raw passion and his sticking to Plan A- that is making it big as an actor in Bollywood. He never had… Continue reading Do you have a Plan B? #MyFriendAlexa

Suzy and me #SundayPhotoFiction #MyFriendAlexa

We sat, side by side as the waves splashed around, the sun shining  brightly. The most comforting feeling in the world is sitting beside someone and enjoying the solitude- the silence between us was so comforting. When had I last felt so much at home, not having to put up a face that people wanted… Continue reading Suzy and me #SundayPhotoFiction #MyFriendAlexa