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Claiming myself back: Why was tipping the scale necessary? #MyFriendAlexa

My wittiest humour fell short of words trying to find an apt sneer for what lay in front of my eyes. The real me, hidden under umpteen dreadful folds of skin, pleaded to be released from the lumpy cage. The scale, while encountering appalling disappointment and few unshed tears, was spared from facing the brunt. Sure… Read More Claiming myself back: Why was tipping the scale necessary? #MyFriendAlexa

Blogging, Blogtrain, Family matters, Feelings, Festive season, India, Love, Relationships, Sibling love, Such is life

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

A Junior, Angel, Family matters, Home, India, Kids, Memorable Moments, Mothers, Parenting, School Time, Sharing views, Such is life

The new kids in our life

“All the flowers will be in my room!”Angel declared excitedly while scurrying towards the plant shop. We had been discussing about getting some much-needed greens and colours for our new home the previous day. With five balconies, the possibilities with space and choice was immense. There was so much we could do! While A bowed… Read More The new kids in our life