Haven’t we all heard umpteen times from everyone around that “Having a baby changes everything”? Well, you bet it does! Every parent will endorse this fact and I am no different. 4 hours of uninterrupted sleep is now a dream, and a peaceful meal and shower has become a luxury. I always thought patience is a virtue I possessed till I became a parent and then discovered what “testing one’s patience” truly means. Continue reading Thank you my baby for bringing out the “me” in me
Inorbit Mall, Hyderabad: As my husband drove out of the parking lot of one of the busiest posh malls of our city, I was engrossed discussing about my latest shopping escapade with my fashion savvy friend on whatsapp. It was a Sunday and as expected, there was a huge line up of vehicles getting out of the mall premises one by one. Continue reading Swachh Bharat – Not just a campaign, but an attitude!
Vani’s fingers moved vigorously on the keyboard as she hit the keys to send her final email of the day. She glanced towards the clock at her work station. It was 7.55 pm. It had been a frantic and hectic day at work. Due to a major technical issue caused inadvertently by a junior team member, the client was furious and had escalated the issue to the senior management. Being the team lead, Vani, along with another senior team member, Lisa, had been entrusted with the responsibility to fix the issue by end of the day. She leaned back on her chair and shut her weary eyes. At last, she could breathe a sigh of relief! While she was thinking about the dinner menu in her head, Lisa’s voice brought her out of her contemplation. Continue reading Does your husband help at home?
Once we enter parenthood, having a long heart-to-heart chat with close friends becomes a luxury. But my friends are a very important part of my life and I do try to take out time to talk to them once in a while, apart from staying connected through social media and apps. So, this morning when my baby was busy playing with my help, I called up my very dear childhood friend. Continue reading A lean child is NOT a weak or unhealthy child
During the days of having a bun in my oven, like most expecting women, I used to spend a lot of time researching on all aspects of parenting. With vast information being just a click away these days, making an informed choice and making oneself aware about any matter has become relatively easier. Continue reading Breastfeeding – The natural phenomenon that does not always happen naturally
Whenever we read an incident on rape, most of us post on social media about how strongly we condemn such acts and there is anger that is evident in the posts. This is wonderful because it is important that we all raise our voice and use the powerful social media tool to make a difference. Continue reading Survivor
This super short story is inspired by the lives of all parents. I am sure each one of us can relate to it at some level. This came to my mind instantly when I chose the theme “Stalking”.
“And one day she will marry and leave to build her own nest…”
“Sorry for interrupting but how do you know she will marry? There is a probability that she may not want to. “
“Huh! Of course she will. Everyone does. She can’t be living alone all her life.”
” Hmm. Well there are examples of people who have chosen to stay single all their life. So what’s the problem if she makes such a choice too? Who decides that everyone should marry? “ Continue reading I am not going to assume that my daughter will marry
Monsoons have finally arrived giving us the much awaited respite from the scorching heat. Just this morning, a friend was grumbling about the increased traffic halts on the muddled roads due to rains and how it has become too grimy all around. I guffawed at her statement because a few days back the same friend was whining about the sweltering summer. Continue reading Five reasons why I love Monsoons