To do List: 9. Rise from Ashes

The last one month has been a whirlwind of events, emotions and I cannot believe how much it has given me to think. I was going through my Photo Gallery of all the pictures I have taken in the last one month and this one struck me as the one that most summarises what I…

Swinging in the rain

Today my son took a walk to the YMCA park from home. It both scares the shit out of me and makes me super happy that he knows all the bloody roads and lanes in the 1 km range of our home… maybe even more, mapped out in his visual brain. He crossed 3 roads…

Hiding

Ever feel like you could burst with all the emotions that are pulsating and gushing in your body, in your veins, in your head, in your heart. There are days that are so beautiful in my head and some that are so turbulent, but this doesn’t show up. I hide it. Am I the only…

A butterfly gone too soon

Recently, a friend lost her little girl. We received this news early in the morning just as we woke up and it was heartbreaking and all we could think of was, what would we feel if we were in the parent’s place? I am not sure if it is right or wrong or cruel or…

Remember, I’m thinking of you.

I’m sure many of you have seen this fluffy white hairy seed floating around during your childhood. And spent hours trying to catch them as they float dreamily around in the summer breeze. It comes from the Scarlet Milkweed plant pod, also known as Kakatundi in Hindi. The pretty red flowers grow into pods and…

How to help your child through transitions.

Heraclitus said : “The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change -” https://www.goodreads.com/ Well, try telling that to your child Picture this; You have 5 minutes to get your child to wear his socks and shoes on, zip up their bag, run downstairs to the building gate to catch his school bus… doable… yes, but he refuses. Why?…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton