Picture this- a working mom who is reading a bed time story to her little son, chatting about how his day went at school, what did he do at home. They snuggle closer Mommy and her little baby as they chuckle over something clutching their cups of hot cocoa. A picture perfect moment- and then… Continue reading Distracted Parenting?
Did you just read that, frown and curse me? What kind of a bitchy mom is that? A mother- the epitome of sacrifice and here is one who defies that. Do you doubt if I am that evil stepmom? I read a quote by an actress and Mom whom I am an ardent admirer of.… Continue reading I will NOT make sacrifices for my child
A short story Kavya adjusted her pallu and looked at herself in the mirror. She looked beautiful, no one would say she was the mom of a 5 year old. Little Pihu came running into the room and hugged her. “Mumma I am so excited today. 4 days of masti!! Weddings are so much fun.… Continue reading The day I broke my silence- Short story
“Day dreaming when pregnant”- Dressed up in smart business casuals, I walk into the office. Check mails, hold meetings, complete my work at jet speed and leave for the day by 4. Yes! that’s going to be my target everyday to beat the maddening traffic of Bangalore. Anything pending I can always log in from… Continue reading Walking the trapeze- go girl go!
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