Tag: motherhood

Keep it real

April 20, 2018

An eyewash. Yes, that’s what I like to call it. Parties, club hopping, designer dresses and Stuart Weitzman. Ok, maybe not Stuart, that’s taking it too far. Guccis and Louboutins. Fancy hotels, expensive Liqueurs, and postcard photos. A larger than life lifestyle. Perfect pout, high heels, and salon ready hair. This – while working in […]

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Inner Peace

April 13, 2018

For as long as she could remember, she had been fiercely independent. Wanting to do things on her own, travel on her own, being self-dependent, funding her aspirations herself. She started working right after school. An ambitious, young girl, ready to take on the world. Confident, well-read and well-spoken, she cracked the very first interview […]

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Grandparents – Always and Forever

April 12, 2018

They’re often called by various names. Dada, Dadu, Dadi, Nana, Nanu, Nani, Nani-ma, Bade papa, Badi ma being the favourites amongst many. They are our Grandparents.   I have fond memories of my childhood when holidays and school breaks meant a visit to Nani House. Bags were packed and countdowns recited with uncontained excitement. Nani […]

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Playing Favourites

April 9, 2018

The first time it happened, she cried. She was hurt, disappointed, and heart-broken. She saw it happening but her heart refused to accept it. To her, it felt like a thousand needles were piercing her soul. She was bewildered, kept questioning herself on what did she do wrong? Over the next few days and weeks, she […]

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B is for Balance

April 2, 2018

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Mr. Einstein explained a very crucial lesson of life in the simplest of words. However, it is one of the hardest things to achieve in this day and era. Before we delve into deeper aspects of this very simple life fundamental, […]

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A Promise

April 1, 2018

What better way than to begin this challenge with a promise to myself. A promise to come out of this complacent, comfort zone I have lazily and happily settled into. There was a time I loved writing. Penning down my thoughts – either through real-life incidents or fictional tales was how I expressed myself. Over […]

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Hello Hills and Babywearing!

November 23, 2017

A week back, we were breathing in fresh air, basking in the sun and exploring the hills. This was Rey’s fifth vacation and the second one to the hills. 13-20 Nov, 2017 Manali . So a few of you asked me how we managed to explore and walk so much with a toddler. The answer […]

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Toy Station – DIY

October 28, 2017

Given my obsession with redoing Rey’s playroom every couple of months, this post shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone! I had always wanted a toy station or corner for Rey’s room from where he could access all his toys and books. I had a few ideas in mind. But didn’t find anything that got me excited. Needless to […]

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Early START to STEM

October 23, 2017

Did you know that the first five years of a child’s life form the foundation to how he will function later on in life? They learn rapidly and grasp more quickly in these formative years than at any other time throughout their life. Early learning, therefore, plays a pivotal role in the development of the […]

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This Diwali – Gift Learning

October 13, 2017

It’s the festive season with Diwali (one of India’s biggest and most celebrated festivals) just around the corner. Diwali or Deepavali – meaning a row of lamps, known as the Festival of Lights is celebrated with great aplomb and fanfare in India. It is the time when preparations start weeks ahead. A time when we […]

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