Just as Nora Fatehi grooved seductively to “Hila de hila de kamariya” on screen my Angel’s tiny waist swayed cutely in tune with it. The first time I witnessed this scene I felt my blood pressure shoot up with every passing second. Was this an apt song for a toddler to dance to? Did I… Read More Music, dancing and kids
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… Read More Mommy to a 4yo Angel 🙂
“I don’t keep any password on my phone. I have nothing to hide.” said a friend of mine with an air of defiance. A group of us was chattering away noisily over some yummy homemade chaat when the topic of sharing personal data with spouses and kids came up. I had reservations about this approach… Read More To password protect or not?
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
“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