A couple of days back, one well meaning acquaintance from our building came to meet me. She wanted to know if I was interested in joining a “Beesi” group that she was starting. Not having the heart to refuse for fear of hurting the person in front of me, I actually found myself agreeing to… Continue reading Housewife Syndrome
Yesterday being my last day at work, I decided to make a list of things I now want to do: · Learn driving · Make a CD of my favorite songs · Sign up for some voluntary work with some NGO for children – mostly teaching · Learn something creative like pottery, or some kind of craft… Continue reading To Do List
As soon as my daughter turned a year old, I had well meaning relatives asking me if I had decided on a school for her. I did not take this very seriously, surely, you don’t get a one year old admitted to school I thought. However, more and more people joined in the chorus and… Continue reading School Saga
I have been working for the past 12 years. And suddenly due to reasons beyond my control, I have to quit my job. Taking this decision was not easy; there was turmoil of emotions in my mind. And even after taking the decision, the panic attacks wouldn’t stop. On the one hand, I felt it’s… Continue reading Found My Peace
With Ganesh Chaturti just round the corner, I see little idols of Ganpati Bappa waiting to be sold in small kiosks all around me. In our building, kids have started practicing beating the dholaks. But whether I like it or not, I don’t relate to any of this. For me, Ganesh Chaturti is the celebration… Continue reading Ganpati Bappa Morya!
Whenever my husband and I talked about having a baby, we always pictured it to be a little girl dressed in a pink frock with matching pick hair band and pink shoes. During my pregnancy, whenever anyone asked me if we wanted a baby boy or baby girl, I used to reply without hesitation that… Continue reading Blessed with a girl
My Parenting Experience When I first learnt that I was pregnant, I had a nice rosy picture in front of my eyes of me cuddling a tiny bundle of joy just like I had done for my cousins’ babies. To me it was just that. Little did I realise that pregnancy and parenthood has much… Continue reading My Parenting Experience