Count your blessings- here is what the pandemic taught me

In mid March, it seemed like the worst nightmare ever and one that dint look like its ending. Work from home was not fun, I missed dressing up, putting on make up, my shoes and driving to work. I had just moved closer to my workplace and was looking forward to the flexibility of travelling… Continue reading Count your blessings- here is what the pandemic taught me

Common myths around vaccines and disease

There are a host of vaccines we give our infants, we meticulously follow the schedule though that means a dent in our pockets, sleepless nights tending to a wailing baby and we do all this because we believe we are protecting our babies from dreadful disease. But what if vaccinations cause the disease they are… Continue reading Common myths around vaccines and disease

Flu Vaccine- Here is what parents need to know

As a parent, one of the worst nightmares is your baby contracting the flu. Protecting the child through vaccination is the best option. Some parents are worried about the side effects of the flu vaccine but the child must be protected from the flu under all circumstances. Below are the common side effects when you… Continue reading Flu Vaccine- Here is what parents need to know

Here is why I get my kid vaccinated for influenza every year #IPromiseToStopFlu

As a mom of a 4 year old, one of the biggest worries I have is my daughter’s eating and her illness. Eating- because she is very picky and meal times tend to stretch a lot. I have always been extra cautious about her getting the right nutrition through her diet. The second worry has… Continue reading Here is why I get my kid vaccinated for influenza every year #IPromiseToStopFlu

Unconditional love #TellTaleThursday

Now is the time, just do it. I tried my best to be a good son but I can’t do it anymore. I want to live for myself now, a stress free life, free of hospital visits, medicines, pain and suffering. A life where I do not receive frantic calls and have to leave everything… Continue reading Unconditional love #TellTaleThursday

Only If #FFFAW #FlashFiction

I look up- pristine white mountains, conifer trees with snow adorning the leaves, the playground looks quite a different sight with a snowy layer. How I loved winters- the chilly days, hot cups of cocoa, going up the mountains and skiing with Jeeya. Jeeya and I- our world was complete. My daughter, friend, guide, agony… Continue reading Only If #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Daddy’s Girl #FlashFiction

I looked at little Nysa’s innocent face as she slept in Arjun’s arms, blissfully unaware of everything. Arjun held her protectively in his strong arms, as if shielding her from all things evil. What a tranquil sight this was, of a daughter with a Dad who had not birthed her. My mind raced back to… Continue reading Daddy’s Girl #FlashFiction

A birthday with a difference #FridayFotoFiction

The half filled jar of blue lemonade stood by the window. I took a sip and closed my eyes. When was the last time I had felt so calm? Feels like ages ago. A mum never rests, does she? When the kids were born, I thought I will get some rest once they grow older… Continue reading A birthday with a difference #FridayFotoFiction

The pain of a mother #FridayFictioneers

The rows of of branded stores, roadside cafes,her dream destination Chicago did little to cheer her up today.It had been just 2 days that she landed in her city of dreams for a business assignment. The initial thrill had subsided and she had this gnawing feeling of missing her daughter, the pain of a mother… Continue reading The pain of a mother #FridayFictioneers

Aaji #FridayFotoFiction

I saw her in the park every day, a lady in her mid 60’s everyone called her “Aaji”. A crisp cotton saree, hair neatly tied and a book in her hand. An English magazine like Women’s Era or Femina or a heavy duty novel like Ayn Rand. She buried her head in the book and… Continue reading Aaji #FridayFotoFiction