As women propagating feminism we often say that misogyny and the deep set patriarchal beliefs of our society act as a roadblock in our progress. We usually blame it on the men. But look closely and you will find women are equally guilty- in fact I would say more- for not supporting their own kin.… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day – a heartfelt thank you to each one of you
#ShortStory Jiya stepped onto the balcony and looked out. Such beautiful weather, the calm morning, lush green trees, a light breeze, so different from the maddening traffic which she endured daily. “Hi Jiya. Happy Sunday! You are up so early? What happened to the ‘no alarm, no snooze Sunday is the day to wake up… Continue reading The lady next door whom I envy
The lights dimmed, all looks were on the ramp, the cameras were all aimed at the ramp entrance as she walked in – the show stopper with style and panache- the smile that she wore and the confidence that blazed in her eyes made her stand apart, like none other. There was a thunderous applause,… Continue reading The Irony of Life- Bite size stories
As I look at Angel calmly sleeping beside me as I type this post, I cannot help but smile and it leaves me with this warm fuzzy feeling. 2 years and 2 months back, I held this tiny being in my hands for the first time, clueless about how I would care for her and… Continue reading 5 valuable lessons I learnt as a Mother
Weekends is when I get to spend a lot of time with my daughter. Being a working mom, this is the best part I look forward to – to unwind and feel rejuvenated. Last Saturday we went to the park as usual. It was pretty late when we went down- the park is usually overcrowded if… Continue reading Why is speaking English at home a taboo?
True love doesn’t go away, the body may give up one day but love stays as it is – in memories, and in beautifully woven moments that we create. “Only death can do us part!” say those in love. But in their case even death had to accept defeat, such was their love. Ever heard… Continue reading A Love That Transcends A Lifetime And Beyond
A short story The house was abuzz with chatter, music, laughter and the aroma of jasmine flowers added to the festivites. It was Ritesh’s wedding day. The youngest of the cousins which meant that the next wedding in the family was years away. Everyone wanted to enjoy to their heart’s content. Ritesh was busy adjusting… Continue reading My Mom’s boyfriend