The hope that made me forget grief #WriteBravely

Dear A, Time and again you’ve convinced me that the sacrifices I’ve made for my family can never be measured or priced. Even on my most challenging days you’ve given me something to latch on to. I always had wings but it was you who pushed me to take flight and enjoy the ride. Hope …

The precious selfie with my hero :-)

“How to take a selfie?” was his first question after we made him switch his old Nokia phone for a smartphone. Part amused and part impressed (he knew the word!); we showed him the basic camera settings and requested him to explore more on his own. Soon enough his Whatsapp dp (courtesy my brother) had …

Should a wedding anniversary be celebrated only till your spouse is with you?

27th April is my parents’ wedding anniversary. A day I grew up watching them enjoy and celebrate every year with much love and affection. It was a cherished annual ritual for my mother to buy new sarees or jewellery for this special occasion. Dad gorged sumptuously on the specially-curated menu and basked in all the attention …

How to be Happy in a Relationship? Relationship Rules & Myths #Guestpost by Ravish Mani

Hello friends! The guestpost for this month is by Ravish Mani, a blogger with whom I’ve had interesting conversations and discussions over various topics. I enjoy his sensible take on deep and complex issues. Today he’s sharing with us his ideas about what makes a happy relationship and how you can be part of one. …

Mothers can raise their sons right

Parenting is tricky and a constant struggle not just with our own upbringing and instincts but also with what is taught and followed by the ever-increasing brigade of know-it-all helicopter parents. There is so much of debate nowadays about what we’re supposed to do that what we like doing sadly takes a backseat. As parents, …