This micro fiction was written for a contest which was conducted when the Rio Olympic games were on. The theme given was “sports”. Continue reading Sports
If you are a breastfeeding mother, then you must have heard the following questions or advices umpteen times.
“Your milk is not sufficient and the child needs top milk for nutrition and strength. “ Continue reading Yes, I Am Still Breastfeeding My Toddler. No, It’s Not A Bad Habit.
A fun part of parenting is sharing your little one’s antics with your close friends and family members. It is a great way to make the people who adore your child a part of the child’s growth journey. Recently, I shared an entertaining dance video of my daughter wherein she is grooving to the tunes of one of the latest hits of Bollywood. Continue reading Dotty, You do not need to fulfil my dreams
The names and situations in this micro-fiction are imaginary. Truth is we are not safe anywhere. If love is everywhere, hatred is everywhere. If there is hope due to some amazing people in the world, then there are some who make me wonder if at all we are heading towards anything good. One of those days when am feeling a void and a sense of loss of faith. Praying for peace in the world!
As I caressed and cuddled her in my arms before placing her on the bed, I hoped that this time she would sleep peacefully for a longer duration. I had been awake for almost 40 hours at a stretch, barring short power naps in between, and I just didn’t have the energy and vigour left in me to be up even for a minute. Continue reading The Blues of the Flu!
Do you often oscillate between “Aww my child is such an angel” and “Did I really have to procreate”? Do you have a heart-melting moment with your child at one instant and a meltdown due to an irrational tantrum the very next minute? Is wrong color of cutlery for food one of the biggest catastrophes you take care of avoiding at your home? Continue reading Welcome to Toddlerhood
Unlike physical abuse, emotional abuse does not have obvious signs. There are many who experience emotional abuse in their marriage and are not even aware that they are being abused. If it does not feel right, chances are it isn’t right. Continue reading Happy Anniversary
Author: Paulami DuttaGupta
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“But then in life we all have a permanent blindfold on and yet we pretend to be safe.”
It is lines like these that make “Onaatah of the earth” an engrossing, sublime and enlightening read, which lingers in your mind for a long, long time.