We Need To Talk To Our Sons Too…PERIOD !!!

I grew up in a joint family. We are three sisters and I am the middle one. I do remember in Grade seven, having a session in our all-girls school where a video was played explaining what menstruation is all about. Learning about periods is a difficult subject for children at that age. I think allContinue reading “We Need To Talk To Our Sons Too…PERIOD !!!”

Stop Complaining To Start Living… !!!

“The more we complain the more unhappy we get.”                                                                                         Dennis Prager Ever imagined how different would our lives be if we stopped complaining. Complaining is the expression of dissatisfaction or annoyance about something. It can be for a valid reason or simply out of habit. Complaining out of habit can be harmful to us asContinue reading “Stop Complaining To Start Living… !!!”

Arise from the Dust…!!!

There may be days when nothing seems to be fine Hold yourself up-strong and give things a little time The future is not for us to see And it’s true whatever will be will be Fear of Death is worse than the death itself Arise from the Dust, keep reminding yourself                                                                                     -Gunjan Kapoor In AncientContinue reading “Arise from the Dust…!!!”

All Will Be Well In The End…!!!

Me and my friend were chatting one afternoon. She is a qualified professional, married and expecting her first child soon. As much as she was excited to welcome the new member to the family I could see her anxiety as to how she would manage her job and kid post-delivery. Though I tried to comfortContinue reading “All Will Be Well In The End…!!!”

Breaking Each Other’s Barrier…!!!

“Just hold your breath for few seconds and don’t worry, Mamma is here, if anything happens, I will immediately jump and help you” Ria told her son. “But you don’t know how to swim” Ansh said. Being an aqua phobic herself, it was heart breaking to see her son, struggling like her.One day Ria justContinue reading “Breaking Each Other’s Barrier…!!!”

Abhi Dilli Thodi Door Hai…

I have been born and brought up in Delhi and have been happily staying in Hyderabad with my family for the past 15 years since I got married. I had in one of my earliest blogs (link-https://www.momspresso.com/parenting/a-memory-here-an-emotion-there/article/we-never-really-leave-home) mentioned about my yearly trips to Delhi during the summer vacations. More than me now, it’s our kidsContinue reading “Abhi Dilli Thodi Door Hai…”

The Change I seek WITHIN…a reminiscence of the year gone by…!!!

“ Teaching is more than Imparting Knowledge, it is Inspiring Change ” – William Arthur Ward I had volunteered for the Teach for Change initiative for the last year and had written two blogs on Momspresso and Womensweb. Links attached: https://www.momspresso.com/parenting/a-memory-here-an-emotion-there/article/the-change-i-seek-within-part-1 https://www.momspresso.com/parenting/a-memory-here-an-emotion-there/article/the-change-i-seek-withinpart-2 Today I had this sudden urge to write the concluding part about the year gone by atContinue reading “The Change I seek WITHIN…a reminiscence of the year gone by…!!!”

Winds of Change…!!!

“Another world is not only possible, she’s on the way and, on a quiet day, if you listen very carefully you can hear her breathe.”                                                                                                 –Arundhati Roy “But why don’t you join the school?” Krishna asked the small girl. “Because I have to help my mother with the household work and graze theContinue reading “Winds of Change…!!!”

A Second Chance… !!!

Arun was a workaholic who hardly spent time with his family and friends. He would always say “I have no time”. He aspired to become the President of the Company sooner than the Company norms and swamped himself with only one thing-WORK. Riya his wife would often ask “Are the kids only my responsibility?”. HurtContinue reading “A Second Chance… !!!”