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A special reminder

“You always take me for granted, when I won’t be here you will realize my true worth”. I uttered out in my defense while having an altercation with my man early in the morning. His expressions said a thousand words but mouth remained tightly shut, with that he left for office… Guilty sucks!! But now …

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Blame it on me – A Mother’s Heart

Blame it on the Mother! I was just 10 when my school rickshaw driver told me to come with him. He said – ‘I know a secret garden behind the mosque.’ Wow, secret!!! Yes! Secret. Nobody knows about it, and hush don’t tell it to anyone. Otherwise, the ‘pari‘ (angel) will fly away. NO way! …

Lifestyle, Parenting

It’s same as common cold, but just stays for 5 days!!

​ Shantini was in the middle of her phone conversation when she saw her 13 years old daughter Sumedha playfully fiddling with a tampons packet. The same packet store waala has just delivered very promptly by wrapping it first in a newspaper and then in a brown bag (as if its a weapon of mass destruction being …

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RIP to most reckoning Indian Cinema Actor: Om Puri

Om Puri passes away at 66 after a massive heart stroke! This news is flashing across all Indian News channels and social media is buzzing with his commendable work and achievements. I grew up watching weekly Sunday movies on our humble patient ever consistent Doordarshan Channel….desh ka pehle entertainment channel without masala. If you are …

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Lifestyle, Parenting

Tell your Daughter not to Trouble my Son!!

Daughters take the brunt of being scapegoat, but I ask WHY? Kimi was just 15 year of age when her dad received a call on the landline; it was a normal evening routine – dad came back from office and she was chattering around him as usual, talking senseless about school and friends. When he went …

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall, who is FAIRER of the All?

It’s not fair at all – The color discrimination in Indian Society! I am so thankful to God that I am blessed with a complexion which is a valid certificate to achieve the biggest and mightiest of all – a wealthy groom! Oh yes, I am not kidding you, the most crucial & significant identity …

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Lifestyle, Parenting

Information Overload – Parental Guidance

‘It is not Information Overload; It’s filter failure’ – Clay Shirky Daughter came to me with a sheepish smile and asked timidly- “Mom where do kids come from?” Well I know most of us have faced the same situation when kids ask such questions, even after been told a million times. She is grown up, …

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#FlashbackRefreshed

I am writing for #FlashbackRefreshed activity at forfoodiefamily in association with Sandy’s Bake Studio …. New Year brings excitement and zeal to achieve new heights with itself and brings a brainstorming session of ‘Resolutions’ as well. Ummm.. let’s not talk about how many I have achieved so far yet in the write-up! So, this year yet again I …