Genius School Kids

Everyone of us has been through times in school when we blanked out during an exam and didn’t know the answer to that one question. A normal kid would simply leave the space blank, or at best, write a word of apology addressed to the teacher. But these kids, they’re PURE GENIUS! They had guts…

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Are We Failing As Parents?

Apologies for a very long post. I have a lot to say on this topic. If you make it to the end of this post, I must congratulate you for your patience; if you don’t, I understand. Some of my fondest memories were created while at play. The first sand castle, the first friends, the…

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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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Burying the Childhood

It was a particularly bright day for a funeral. The sun was shining down in all its golden glory. The air was thick with pollen from spring flowers. The small town was mostly at the Paanja jheel, boating, enjoying family picnics. Lovers were canoodling amongst the bushes. Everyone was out celebrating the onset of spring and the…

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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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Daily Prompt: Dormant Dreams

Daily Prompt: Dormant Dormant dreams seemed to come alive, As soon as her brush touched the paper. The Autistic girl who never spoke, provoked or evoked, Now seemed to babble through a vivid language of colors,  An age of grey silence thus came to an end, A poet was born who painted her sagas.  …

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