I am because You are

Late evening 10 years ago on May 11, 2 weeks overdue, I was induced at the Cambridge University Rosy Hospital. 32+ hrs of labor later, I was taken to the OR and in the wee hours of the morning my husband was given a little pink package and he began the most important journey in…

Autopilot

I am sitting here alone in the reception of the therapy center,  the boy is in a session. I sit and stare at my phone and scroll through meaningless posts and videos. Some raise my anxiety and some I just don’t register.  I appear bored, uninterested, tired, but my insides are like a raging tumultuous sea.Tears trickle…

Following my heart

The boy and I had just arrived at the therapy center and were getting off the rickshaw when he saw his most favourite backhoe loader, the one he calls KC. My boy jumped with joy as he watched a man quickly load pieces of broken furniture into the front bucket. For those who don’t know…

Hey beautiful Girl

I see the shiny brown curls frame your sweet face. I see your sleep-swollen eyes and feel you’re warm just out of the blanket body. I love the delicate smell of your hair, I still think it smells of milk and sweat, just like when you were a baby. I love your small fingers tugging…

I love watching you cook

The girl made my day and it was not even 6 am yet. Our school day mornings are pretty much the same as millions of houses around the world. Mom’s up first (maybe a dad or two too) to get the day started in wonderful quite solitude; Sip their Coffee or Tea in silence before…

My First Valentine’s Gift

Growing up in the 80’s in middle class India, there wasn’t such a hullabaloo about Valentine’s day as it is today.  I remember Daddy bringing home flowers a few times, but then he brought them on other random days too, so it wasn’t out of the ordinary. He loved giving card’s on all occasions- Birthdays…