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 !
This is another fast similar to the much famed karva chauth. Fortunately, not much of propaganda for this day, because niether YashRaj or Karan johar films popularised it, and secondly females will be up in arms against husbands or in-laws but never against their children. Quite similar to the famed cousin, this fast is kept … Continue reading Ahoi Ashtmi
"I am a mother of a single child and he is a boy." Now the above statement would draw flak even from so called liberalists and even feminists. "Without a girl child, a family is never perfect." "One child ! That's never good! You should have two." I drew lots of criticism from friends and … Continue reading Yin and Yang
Disclaimer: I respect single Moms / single Dads and hats off to them for managing it all singlehandedly. I do not mean to hurt their sentiments, and I apologize if inadvertently I may have written something. A typical Indian patriarchal family scenario. Father goes to work. Mother too goes to work. Father has his way … Continue reading D is for Dads
When was the last time you sat with your child and had a meaningless conversation? When had you together laughed loud over a tongue twister or a wardrobe malfunction? When I say "Meaningless", I know I would have many eyebrows up against me. The best time me and my son have are those meaningless conversations. … Continue reading C is for Conversations
As we grow up, we forget how it is to be a child. Simple things which we adults manage do, is a challenge for kids. While we may easily manage how we behave or react towards situations which are unavoidable, a child does not at times know how to conduct. He is not a small … Continue reading B is for Behaviour
I couldn't stand on my feet even. My legs and feet were already swollen up, and walking a few feet would make me realize my plight. To add to it, the head never stopped throbbing. It was 8th month only and I could not sleep uninterrupted for more than 1 hour at night. Either I … Continue reading Tale of Pregnancy
Another of the lazy mornings, when I do not feel like going to work. That happens usually after the weekly off. I wonder,"Does it happen with everyone" or am I the only one who does not value her financial independence. There are millions of feminists all over the globe, who are fighting for their right … Continue reading The order in Chaos!
Beep, Beep, Beep! The Monitors in ICU were signaling an alarm. The doctors and nurses were trying their best to fight the lost battle. Nisha could see a frenzy inside. Her only son had met with an accident two days back. He was brought in a very critical condition. He had been unconscious since then. … Continue reading The Dawn
It had been a tiring day. Right from morning, everything had gone wrong. All what had happened in past few years had taken a toll on her sleep. Savi had a disturbing sleep and she woke with a migraine. Popping up the pills, she had left home to be welcomed by rain and the traffic … Continue reading A cup ☕️ of Tea