Travelling with kids: Living with Limited Mobile Time On A 10-day Road Trip

Picture this  - 4 adults, 2 rowdy pre-teens (8 and 5 respectively) and a 10-day road trip from Gurgaon to the Spiti valley and back. This is our tale of survival - from their boredom. We are the new-age parents - the ones who decided that one's enough for the two of us and that … Continue reading Travelling with kids: Living with Limited Mobile Time On A 10-day Road Trip

Few working mums will admit to it. But we all have our own versions of this carved knife, deep within us. (Image courtesy: Jay Fisher)

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

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 … Continue reading High 5, Baby 5 – Connecting Learning with Fitness