My earliest memories of Christmas belong to my Alma Mater, Mount Carmel School, Una ( H.P. ) The last day before Christmas would mean "No study day" The entire school would gather in assembly ground. There would be a big Christmas tree, a small hut decorated. A few students from the seniormost class would enact … Continue reading Help someone celebrate a memorable Christmas.
Ria and Vishal sat in the balcony, sipping their morning tea and surfing through the morning news. The newspaper was full of sale advertisments. "Black Friday sale" they had heard about it when they had visited their son in States 5 years back. It had been in his first Christmas abroad, and they had surprised … Continue reading That one gift !!!
"I should have said something then, but I just stayed mum and let him shatter my self confidence." Richa pondered for a few minutes, before continuing. "I thought if I he truly loved me, he would see it and sooner or later he would reciprocate and start loving me like the way he loved me … Continue reading Reflections!!
What is your biggest fear when you go to work? However carefree you might sound to be, every female dreads something once she becomes a mother. When I went back to work after my 6 months of maternity leave, the biggest challenge for me was to overcome the emotional barrier. My mind would be back … Continue reading Why women leave jobs?
I am a lazy Blogger. Time and again, I have thought about writing for Women's web, Momspresso and so. I do it for few days and usually when I don't get enough feedback I come back to my own niche, my blog. Here, I don't care if anyone reads it. This is my baby and … Continue reading Cooking – A stress buster ?
The melody was playing in my mind, yet I could not remember the lyrics. I remembered the time when it used to be on my loop, not because I loved it but for the reason that it was the hit chart of the year, and every cool girl loved it. Atleast, that's what they claimed. … Continue reading Ma knows !!
"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
When I was small, life was governed by, "What others would say?" "Our name will get maligned!" And I grew up hating these kind of sentences. Why should I care about what others say? That single sentence gave rise to the rebel in me. My mother still worries a lot about others opinions while I … Continue reading V – The Virtual life
In late 80's and 90's, travelling was an extravaganza especially for the upper middle class family. My only outing with my parents had been the college trips my dad would accompany. When I took admission in GMC Aurangabad, Maharashtra, that was my first train journey ever. I had been so fascinated with all the stops … Continue reading T – Travel with your kids
There are times in your life when whatever you do seems to backfire. The little child who would make you laugh on his antics is no longer little. He does not listen to you anymore and it seems he's slipping away from you. The house which resonated with laughters, now hears only loud volumes and … Continue reading Q – Do not Quit