I am a mother of a 4 year old toddler. While growing up in Mumbai, we seldom had any holidays due to strike. Strike was something, that Mumbai definitely did not see in the late 80’s and 90’s. This year, my son has had at least 6 holidays either due to strike or due to rains.Superficially, it may seem like just another holiday for the … Continue reading Difficulties of Parents during strike
Twitter and Quora are my favorite source of entertainment as well as news.I simply love the way, how some people call themselves as flag bearers and activist on the internet, yet refuse to help someone, who has fallen on the road before him. A couple of such people that I read are the feminist and the misogynist, not the real ones, the fake ones. So … Continue reading Difference between Dowry and Alimony
This story is about my journey across the length of our country within 48 hours. It was in the year 2004. I had just completed my 12th standard and for vacations, my parents had planned a trip to North India. We began our journey by train from Boriali station at Mumbai. The first stop of our trip was Amristar, then Wagha Border, Rohtang Pass, Manali … Continue reading Those 48 hours – a Travel story
I always loved travelling by local train. In fact during most of my college life and subsequent years, I spent a lot of time travelling in Mumbai local trains. Here everyone may be a stranger but yet they are more familiar than family members. You can be yourself in front of these strangers and the max they will do is smile encouragingly at your wierdness. … Continue reading The homeless woman
Writing was always my passion. It was my only way of expressing my feelings and emotions, which made me feel light. my favorite subject was politics and law. Post becoming a mother I lost touch with law, just because I got busy with my baby. Suffering from bad post partum depression, I was lost in life. Endless, hours of crying at late night, was all … Continue reading My journey as a Parenting Blogger
Attending any function post children is a big nightmare for any parent. No matter, how excited you are for your family function or your best friend’s wedding, handling a child at a social function always makes you nervous. Yes, just because you have kids does not mean that you are restrained from attending any family function. Hereunder are a few points that will help you enjoy … Continue reading Attending a Social Do with kids- points to remember
Who does not want a magical hand to help you in cooking. With the digital age, I really wish I had a smart friend or a magical wand, which would just smartly cook all my food without constant monitoring, while keeping the nurtition intact. The Pressure Cooker, is a stable item found in Indian household, we just cannot cook our lentils without them. Apart from … Continue reading A helper for a lazy cook !!