That one gift !!!

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 !!!

Reflections!!

"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!!

Has Capitalism destroyed Family life??

If I compare our lives to our parents generations, we lead much more stressful lives. Coming from a small town, I had always seen everyone return home by 5.30. There was a significance of having evening prayers at 6pm. It was because everyone would be back home. Haven't we heard time and again," A family … Continue reading Has Capitalism destroyed Family life??

Book Review: Where she went ? By Gayle Forman

Title : Where she went? Author : Gayle Forman Genre : Fiction Price : Rs 193.20 ( Amazon - kindle edition), also available as Paperback and audio book. Where she went is the second part of The bestseller If I stay. Read the review of If I stay ( Part 1 ) Book Review : … Continue reading Book Review: Where she went ? By Gayle Forman

Reputation or Morals !!

Neha was bubbling with anger as she reached the office. The collateral was the poor peon who had cleaned her table. My seat is the one besides her. I kept watching her for an hour. She couldn't locate the file right in front of her, and for that she blasted everyone she could. Her face … Continue reading Reputation or Morals !!

U – Help them Understand their Worries

What does a child know about being worried? He doesn't have office deadlines! Nor does he need to think about bills! He doesn't have a house, a spouse or a kid to take care of! We often brush the concerns of our children under the carpet! However, if right from start we help them learn … Continue reading U – Help them Understand their Worries

T – Travel with your kids

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

R – The Reading Habit

Born to teachers, living in the vicinity of a postgraduate college library, books have been my best friends. Call me eccentric, call me nerd, it does not matter. I do read almost 5-6 books each month, despite being a full time doctor, wife and a working mom. One of my colleagues gave me a 200 … Continue reading R – The Reading Habit