Monthly Archives: May 2017

What time is coffee time?


My love affair with coffee did not start until my final year of high school. In our home, it was ok to drink coffee occasionally, but I remember smelling the coffee cup sometimes in my early teens, and grimacing in … Continue reading

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Lipsticks and little girls


It was a sweltering day, many years ago, when we had the naming ceremony for my baby girl, who was only 3 weeks old.  My mom’s home was teeming with aunts, uncles, cousins and little nieces and nephews, all of … Continue reading

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Mystery of the missing scissors!


A few weeks ago, I was looking for a marker pen, a permanent marker. I searched high and low, in all the cupboards where I have sorted stationery by category (read OCD). There were many markers, in various stages of … Continue reading

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Family time


I don’t know about all of you, but when the members of my family try to get ready to step out of the house together, usually one of these things is likely to happen. Three members are out the door, … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love


There are two sides to motherhood. On one side is when you are a child and receive the love of a mother; on the other side is when you are a mother and give your love to your child(ren). And you … Continue reading

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Catching some shut eye


Sleep means different things to different people. There is a lot more to the science of sleep than the oft-discussed night owl vs. morning bird. When there is an infant in the house, the baby typically cries each time you put … Continue reading

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