A New Life

Sneha and Nikhil were trying to have a baby since long. They had been married for 8 years now. They had tried everything from quacks to infertility specialists. Yet, nothing seemed to help. With two IVF failed, they had almost given up. Sneha was Sam's next door neighbor. She would be Sam's go to person … Continue reading A New Life

Covid strikes !!

Sam started his holidays on a lazy note. He would wake up late, have a yummy breakfast and then would spend time on books, gadgets and spend time with his parents. They both had cut down their working hours and were spending more time with him. Covid incidence in his country was on decline, and … Continue reading Covid strikes !!

The Online Exams

Not just Sam's mom, but every parent learnt a lot about parenting in just a span of 2-3 months. From being tutors to their friends, the parents had to double up for everything even though the pressures on all were high. Some like the doctors, nurses, healthcare staff, the police, the companies backing up healthcare, … Continue reading The Online Exams

The dusty cricket bat

Mom couldn't remain angry when her child had not actually wasted his time, but tried to be creative, baked a cake on his own for the very first time without even calling her once. She felt proud yet sad. Who says education just means school ? It means being a learner and child had learnt … Continue reading The dusty cricket bat

The online school begins

School started ! Sam and his friends didn't have to go !! Viola ! School came home to them. The advancements in last 10 years made it possible for schools to immediately shift to an online platform. Sam was excited and confused as well. The good part was that he no longer would have to … Continue reading The online school begins

A cancelled vacation and no more play !

Sam sat alone waiting for his mother to come home. It had got late today. She would usually come around 4, but today it had got late. He tried to reach her mobile. The landline seemed to be out of order. His parents had given him a small Nokia phone to keep in touch in … Continue reading A cancelled vacation and no more play !

How to deal with difficult times in life?

What would be Life if not for the ups and the downs? Would we relish the good times, if we were not challenged through the harder ones? In retrospect, it's easier. Yet, most of us freak out when faced with trying times. When we are able to negotiate peacefully through tough times, we start to … Continue reading How to deal with difficult times in life?

Back to School post covid

Weekday mornings pre covid would be a mayhem. Get up early. It would be a competition between the sun and the moms. And most of the times, moms would win. Pack up lunch boxes before you wake up the kids. Prepare their breakfast while you constantly shout from the kitchen to keep them on their … Continue reading Back to School post covid

“Hakuna Matata” The Problem free philosophy.

"Lion king" I remember seeing this wonderful movie last year. Ever since, I had downloaded this song to my playlist. "Hakuna Matata.. it means No worries for the rest of your days. It is our problem free philosophy." For those who have not seen this movie, the story revolves around this young lion cub Simba, … Continue reading “Hakuna Matata” The Problem free philosophy.