Monthly Archives: June 2017

Moms and lunch boxes


My kids are now at the age where they seem to be hungry all the time and are always asking for food. One meal is barely over before they want to know ‘what and when’ they will eat next. As … Continue reading

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Bliss in a butter dosa!


The mid morning heat envelopes us.  My husband and I are in the city of Bengaluru, making our way through winding streets and small alleys that are crammed with shops that sell every thing that one could ever want. The … Continue reading

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The Bulbul’s message


We are at my mom’s, enjoying our summer vacation. We have just had a sumptuous lunch. The children and their cousins are playing a board game in one of the bedrooms. All the adults are seated or stretched out in … Continue reading

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Scratches on the table


I sit on the dining table, working on my laptop. I absently run my hand on the surface of the table, and realize that the surface has become rough and filled with scratches – the result of Bayblades tested on … Continue reading

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Marathon misunderstanding


One of my friends has a daughter who has just graduated from high school, and who is now enjoying the break before she heads to college later this year. Days of continuous study have suddenly been replaced by lots of … Continue reading

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And then there were none….


It is a lazy afternoon, and I am at the supermarket doing my usual grocery shopping (why do we run out of milk, bread and veggies so often ?) Anyway, here I am walking down one aisle and skipping the … Continue reading

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Extreme love


My children have just started their summer vacation. We are on day two of the holidays; still finding it difficult to make the transition from packed days to days where there are no deadlines to meet or targets to pursue. … Continue reading

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Expressionless parenting


We were out for dinner last night at a restaurant in the vicinity. My son brought along a book to read. We were like any other family, having bursts of conversation peppered with arguments, and then moments of comfortable silence. … Continue reading

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Vanity confusion


Which woman can resist a sale? I cannot, especially if there’s a sale on for bags or perfumes. A couple of months back, I visited one of those huge malls, where I was merely supposed to go in, pick up … Continue reading

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