The Good Times!

She was cleaning out the closet and looking for a suitcase to take on the trip. Instead, what she found was memories waiting to be explored. The photographs that fell out from the suitcase opened the closed doors & the bittersweet memories came rushing through. They were a reminiscence of who she was! Those were […]

The Adventures of Mumma & Nu!

‘Nu…Nu…Aapi Nu‘ (Nu…Nu…himself Nu), that’s what my son keeps repeating in an endless mode nowadays. One month before turning two, my son named himself “Nu”. Of all the names Mumma gave him, he picked up this, simple and easy to pronounce. The kiddo teaches me something new every day. From being persistent & passionate, to be […]

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Fictional Characters That Inspire Me!

Last week I was involved in an interesting twitter session with Blogchatter community around books -#BookChatter. The session was all things books & led me to think about the fictional characters that have inspired me. Every book that I have read has touched my life in one way or another. It was tough to decide […]

Queen of Diamonds or Laundry!

The title of the post would have already given a glimpse of what’s about to come. I am not alone in my struggle to determine if I am Queen of Diamonds or Laundry. Women across the globe would agree with me. Have a kid they said, it will be fun they said. No one mentioned […]

Maid Woes In India!

I am a married Indian woman and I do not cook. I am a mother and I do not stay at home . These two sentences sum up my current life situation perfectly. My household is running efficiently thanks to the my maids. I rely on them for cooking, cleaning and baby care. And, was […]

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Tips To Develop Empathy In Kids!

“If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” – Dolly Parton The human brain expects others to understand our pain and lend us a helping hand when in need. The expected behavior is that a fellow human will care for feelings of others and not cause misery. All the rules are […]

Nesting – how I did it during pregnancy?

Nesting, the act of cleaning and organizing house during the third trimester of pregnancy is an overwhelming feeling. To an outsider you might look like a crazy woman on binge sessions of cleaning already clean spaces. You would spend hours organizing cupboards which is already immaculate. Ask a pregnant woman and she will tell you […]

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