A few days back, my beautician who is also a good friend mentioned in the course of a conversation that her elder sister who was widowed at a young age, tied the knot a second time at the age of 65. A chance encounter with a handsome stranger, a few conversations and they decided to… Continue reading Second innings?
The most joyous moment which you were waiting for has finally arrived. Your tiny bundle of joy is in your arms. As you hold her for the very first time cuddle, her feed her , time seems to stand still . O but that’s only for a fleeting second. Once you are out of the… Continue reading Getting back to work after maternity – a 5 point guide
Been married for X years, so when’s the good news? If this question hasn’t been thrown to you time and again and you said you live in India, I would be gobsmacked. The age to marry, to procreate, then procreate again so that your child has a sibling, everything seems to be decided by society… Continue reading So when are you giving us the "Good news" Mrs A?
Though I always read about the perfect way to start the day in Sunday times- positive thoughts, meditation, zeal and enthusiasm which would set the mood for rest of the day, mornings are far from that, especially weekdays. The mad rush of getting ready for office, the calls of the cab driver, thought of not… Continue reading Are our children safe anymore?
Little Rhea came running home, her face looked pale, her eyes bore the sign of tears which had been trickling down a while ago. One look at her and Mumma quickly put down the cup of tea and rushed towards her. What had happened? Did she fall down or have a tiff with someone? Was… Continue reading Have u had the period talk with your little girl?
“Oh that must have been tough for you, such a tender age, but why did this happen?” She had heard this time and again from so many people whenever they got to know that her parents were divorced, Divorce- a word which is associated with stigma in our society and however progressive we claim to… Continue reading Short Story- The turning point
As we grow older, a thought and longing to relive those wonderful years of our childhood is one that most of us unanimously vouch for. What an irony – when we were young we couldn’t wait to get older- to graduate to high school and start using ink pens instead of pencil, and then go… Continue reading Reminiscing those countless beautiful childhood moments!
Pink and pretty, sweet and spice, that’s our little girl, all things nice. Rough and tough, all in blue, the naughty little brat, ah our little boy. For ages we have been associating certain colors with particular genders. I see things changing now and whats more impressive(more than girls sporting “blue”, its our boys who are embracing “pink”… Continue reading Pink is for girls and blue is for boys- Says who? Shoo away the gender bias
Gazal read the mail once again. Gazal Malik, Senior Vice President of AMZ Ltd. It was her dream come true. She had waited for this day and dreamt of it from the time she joined AMZ 10 years back. Her biggest aspiration and the reason for her toiling day and night, waking up at odd… Continue reading The day I got my big promotion (Short story)
We all love “Sex and the city” for the ravishing protagonists, their chic wardrobes and dainty sandals, the high life, not to mention Mr Big who makes many of us go weak in the knees, but above all what’s appealing is how these 4 women manage to keep their friendship alive and not just “manage”but… Continue reading Of Mommies and friendships