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The Other Brothers: Rakhi Special

“I want to go there and tie him Rakhi myself!” Angel said dejectedly. We had just got home after sending out our Rakhis to our cousins who live out of town. This is a ritual I’ve been following for years now but for a not-yet-4 Angel it was a first. Part excited, part unhappy, she… Read More The Other Brothers: Rakhi Special

A Junior, Fathers, Feelings, Kids, Me, Memorable Moments, Mothers, Parenting, That one time, Thoughts and musings

Letter from a decade-old Mom

Dear A Jr, I passed on few of my priced possessions from college, a stash of my vocabulary reference books, to you before I sat down to write this. You celebrated your tenth birthday last week and as your mom I personally feel a sense of fulfilment in the knowledge that you’re reading what I… Read More Letter from a decade-old Mom

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