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 […]

Late night study!

Year 2006, Month March, Day 10, Time 00:30 Hours ‘Natasha, why are you still awake?’ ‘Maa, I need to study for Physics exam on Monday.’ she replied as she was startled by the voice of her mother. She was sitting inside the room with her back facing the door. ‘But, it’s already so late, study […]