Distance makes the heart grow fonder! What is with Wednesday that makes me go all sentimental and mushy inside? It is soon going to be 17th July, which is my mom's death anniversary. No different from other years except that this year her craving presence has been gnawing persistently. Maybe, I am just overwhelmed with… Continue reading Wednesday Warmers 1.3
How does a child celebrate his mother or sister? How does a boy acknowledge and respect the presence of his mother in his life? How does a girl appreciate her mother in her life? "Irrespective of the fact whether one has a son or a daughter, acknowledging the presence of the woman in one’s life… Continue reading Celebrating Womanhood
Something that most women prefer to keep hidden or do not wish to openly discuss about, even though it is a universal phenomenon is menstruation. Or ‘periods,’ as most of us women seem to know it as. I remember my mother telling me about ‘periods’ just a year before it happened. So, should our children… Continue reading Woh Paanch Din – Those Five Days
A happy-go-lucky chap, my son, has fun throughout the year except for the gaps that come in for his exams. That too, I think he gets serious about (or, pretends to!) because his mother insists so! I remember as a child, being extra cautious about my exams. There were many reasons for that. One, there… Continue reading Preparing For My Son’s Exams!
Sometimes, it is easy to douse the fire of adventure and curiosity. Sometimes, desire and drive can be carelessly strangulated… …. All by a parent’s highly careful attitude towards the upbringing of their child. As adults and parents, we have seen life. Let’s get that straight. That indeed is a fact. Dipping into the pockets… Continue reading Let The Little Ones Just Be….
Being a mother in today’s hyper active, awareness-conscious and information-splurging world can be a real challenge. Even an ordeal! The emotional relationship that used to exist between mother and child is fast disappearing. What we have instead is a mother trying hard to keep up with the influence and activity levels of her child. And the child, attempting even harder to break its cozy cocoon of values, ideas and influences in order to surf the world on its own.