A lesson for children: Republic Day & the Constitution of India

I’m a proud Indian. The fact that I’m born and brought up in a democracy which treats all its citizens equally, gives them the right to vote and select their representatives is no less than an honour for me. Our Constitution confers upon us many rights and freedoms which come to us as a birthright …

5 untold things about Motherhood #MondayMommyMoments

5 untold things about Motherhood #MondayMommyMoments

  I belong to the generation that has been witness to some of the most life-altering situations in terms of social perceptions. From seeing our homemaker mothers at our beck and call all day and having our fathers perform few household chores, we are acclimatising ourselves to the changing equations where both parents are bread-earners …

Friendship #writebravely

Friendship #writebravely

“I will not talk in the class again.” Chirag had to write on the board, 20 times. His friends in the first row cheered him on in hushed tones, “Hurry up!”  Their teacher heard it on the last row and smiled.  A wave of nostalgia engulfed her. Naughtiness sure helped one find friendship in school! …

My relationship with books :-)

My relationship with books :-)

I won’t call myself a bookworm, primarily because my reading lulls are frequent and range from a few days, weeks to even a few months sometimes. Matters of precedence, too much of reading churning a cocktail of thoughts in my mind or, most commonly, time required to process something heavy that I read, make me …

The Door #writebravely

The Door #writebravely

He turned and looked at the worn wooden door. “Just one last time.” He promised himself. As his gaze lingered upon it for longer than he intended, he noticed the scant remnants of the faded orange paint on it. “I had done it up myself.” He reminisced. The door, once magnificent and still heavy, was amongst …