Only when one is truly happy from within, can they spread joy to others. Haven’t we heard this time and again and it resonates so well with me. I could imagine a situation where there is something making me feel low, don’t think I could do a good job of spreading cheer around me. Of… Continue reading Love yourself Mommy for you are the best
Little Tani was not her usual cheerful boisterous self when she got home today. She looked crestfallen, her eyes were puffy. Aastha looked at her and instantly knew something was amiss. Her motherly instinct told her something has happened in school that had upset her precious doll. She went to Tani as asked her “what happened… Continue reading Unfair and lovely (short story)
The first thought that comes to mind when thinking of someone who is disabled is often of Pity? Sympathy? Or looking at them and then being thankful to God that we are not in their shoes and deciding to stop cribbing about the petty things in life? Or a sense of uneasiness because of not… Continue reading Don’t call us disabled, we are just differently abled!
Is death the greatest loss? Or is it forgetting to live and passing each day unaware of how grateful we are to be blessed with life. The world is still reeling with the aftermath of the dastardly attacks on a city which is considered the epitome of love, the city of vibrance and exuberance, the… Continue reading Paris- of hope and life
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 at… Continue reading The lady next door (Short story)
Aradhna placed her hand over her tummy and a smile spread across her face. Her face glowed and eyes shined, no wonder people said “Motherhood is a life changing experience and the glow on a expecting mother’s face tells it all”. The foetus was 18 weeks old, and Aradhna could not wait to catch a… Continue reading The day she spoke (Short story)
“Ah so it’s Angel’s first birthday, you must be so excited? What grand plans?” I smile sheepishly and say “nothing much just a family dinner with Mom Dad and Grandma. The look of bewilderment is obvious. First birthdays are always special, one year into this incredible journey of parenting, the little bundle of joy who… Continue reading The hullabaloo surrounding the first birthday
A Short Story. The shrill sound of the alarm woke her up from her reverie. Bleary eyed she looked at the clock, how she wished she could turn it off and sleep. A few hours of peaceful, unperturbed sleep, just like she used to sleep when she was a little girl. In fact just a… Continue reading The simple joys of life that I was missing- Short story
Does the title of this post sound alien? But aren’t men suppose to be the karta dharta of the family, the one who brings home the daily bread, the one on whose shoulders the burden of children’s education, home loan, EMI, household expenses and so much more rests? And isn’t it the woman’s role to… Continue reading Why not a stay at home dad and bread winning mom?
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?