Mommy to a 4yo Angel :-)

Dear Angel, It often happens that I sit to write something for you with an amazing string of thoughts in my mind but no amount of words ever do any justice to them. I write and rewrite, over and over, feeling that I haven’t conveyed even a minuscule percentage of what I intended to. Motherhood …

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 …

Now cooking, with son: Paneer Lasagna

Cooking and writing are two of my favourite hobbies. No wonder then that sharing recipes, which involves both, is fast becoming my favourite third hobby. 🙂 I prefer home food over outside food and like to toss up a storm in my kitchen with dishes I find interesting. Seeing how sportingly my guinea pig family …

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, …

Family, food, festival, fun and sel’f’ies

Ever since I discovered the amazing experience that the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is few years ago I’ve followed the ritual of attending it every year. Although squeezing out time for a variety of great workshops that are conducted there has remained a distant and challenging dream till now, I’m pleased that I’ve witnessed the …