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 […]

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 […]

Octopus Hands that I have!

A hand busy typing on laptop, eyes gazing through the phone for status updates, a stolen look at the child playing nearby. The moment she turned to her laptop, the kid was standing next to the table in corner and then came a crashing sound. The lamp  kept on the table landed on the floor […]

To Love Thyself Uncondontinally!

“Know Thyself, Accept Thyself, Love Thyself” Natasha had a troubled childhood whose memories haunt her even till now. More than the physical wounds, it’s the scars on her heart that refuse to go away. Living with her aunt and uncle for completing studies had left behind a long tale of sorrows, which she could never […]

Mother-Daughter

Mother of Mine!

“You gave to me all of my life To do as I please I owe everything I have to you Mother, sweet mother of mine” I remember these lyrics from Mother of Mine by Jimmy Osmond by heart. We used to sing it in school choir for Mother’s Day celebration each year. It perfectly sums up […]

Zappy Indian Culture Diary

Previous Post India is a heritage rich country where customs and traditions change at every corner. Throughout the series, I have explored different States and Union Territories of the country. And, there is still much left to explore. I will be continuing the series of Indian Cultural Diary in the coming days to walk through […]