My 4-Year-Old Waits For Me – And It Hurts!

I pack her off to her preschool in the morning, wrapping up the morning chores before jumping in the car for office. In the evening, I come back and see her plonked on the couch, waiting, in front of the blaring TV. She says, she was waiting for me. And I feel it twist inside…

200 words – 1 Year (Or why I switched off in 2016)

It’s been a while since I  switched off from my posts – a break taken to re-evaluate life and everything that happened. This isn’t an explanation – merely an account of time gone by… And why I choose to live the way I do (still get questions on it). Sigh… sigh – Shock, Fights and…

High 5, Baby 5 – Connecting Learning with Fitness

3, 4, 6… she says, adding the tempo as she strives to keep count. She’s on the floor, all fours, trying to copy a dip and bend from a Surya Namaskar. It’s ‘CISE’, our attempt at exercise together, which means more fitness time for me and ma-beti time for us. We are at that special…

10 Tunes To Set Life By Before Turning 30

A recent trip through Ram Nagar (beyond Muradabad), which brought us to Corbett National Park, unintentionally helped me lock down on 10 things I believe one should be able to do, before they turn 30.

30 years to earth… Hello zi!

What’s worth 30 years? Smiles. Wide ones with crooked teeth, shy ones which pop in apologetically and vanish immediately. Proud ones, loud ones, over-the-top polite ones. Fake ones, real warm ones and ‘You-Talking-To-Me’ ones….