Preschool and My Empty Nest

My daughter just started preschool and though it’s only been three days, and she’s gone only for 2 hours a day, I already feel like the house seems forlorn without the bumbling of My Little Miss Busy Bee. I know I sound like one of those really clingy mamas, but I’m not. Really, I’m not.…

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WHAT MOTHERHOOD TAUGHT ME ABOUT TIME

Originally posted on Candles Online:
“I need to make time for working out.“ “You should make time for the kids.” “He needs to make time for his check-ups.“ These are just random sentences, from everyday lives, but notice how they all use the phrase ‘make time’. How do you think this phrase originated? I mean…

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She Scribbles

  Teeny-tiny, unsure feet, Pitter-patter around the house. Busy, chubby fingers scrawl, On the yellowed distemper, Without a single pause. There’s a bald parakeet, And here’s a lame crane. Oh, is that a rather long bus, Or a very short bullet train? She embellishes the drawings, With lines, squiggles, dots. The elephant has banana ears,…

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Motherhood

  Do you know, Darling child of mine, That no matter however much, I may be crossed with you, That no matter how many times, You may throw your tantrum fits, That no matter how many times, You may wreck the room, That no matter however much, May I be troubled and wearied, It’s at…

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Unpopular: We Are The World Blogfest #WATWB

Cut me and I bleed,  Hurt me and I weep. Rebuke me and I cringe,  Touch me and I shrink.  Mock me, it stings,  Prank me, no ‘fun’ it brings.  Bully me and I cower,  Unfriend me; loneliness tastes sour. Folks, they say, ‘get over it’,  But they’ll never know the hidden bits.  When darkness…

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Oh Happy Day!

Hi everyone! We all need some days off in our lives where we can just be at home and just…be! No socializing, no shopping, no movies at the multiplex or clubbing. A stay-in-your-jammies-and-read-a-book kinda day. Yesterday was one such rarity for me. Freelancers mostly have no real holidays or weekends. Any day could be a work…

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