Navigating the Parenting Labyrinth #Guestpost by Pranitha

Hello friends! Owing to bad health and then shifting homes I’ve reluctantly been away from my blog for quite some time. Although the guestpost for this month has been delayed by three days I’m happy to have an old blogger friend here who I haven’t met but seem to have a deep connection with. She …

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, …

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 …

Fusion Food Recipes for inveterate Foodies :-)

Out of the many things I love about Indians, one is our ability to welcome and inculcate different cultures within our setting and colouring them with our ‘Indianness’. As we move a hundred kms, along with the landscape we can see an amazing difference in the language, dressing, culture and food of people of the …

My permanent profession ~ Motherhood #MondayMommyMoments

We like it when things are laid threadbare to us, are simple to understand and most of all, don’t challenge the thoughts and beliefs we’ve grown up with. Introducing even a slight twist in this arrangement can sometimes rattle us. Since forever we’ve been fed the notion that mothers have to be sacrificial lambs by …