Where’s My Gullak?

Remember as kids how much we loved receiving ‘ashirwad’ money? When the fifth cousin from Dad’s side would visit in what was a once-in-the-lifetime (or once-in-a-long-long-time, or why-do-I-even-care-how-long-a-time) family visit and hand us a rolled-up bank-note (or two, if they were feeling generous) with the customary tagline – beta, isse chocolate kharid lena (buy yourself a…

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60 Seconds Tales: Terrible Mother

She’s sweating bucketfuls even though the air conditioning in this shopping mall is blasting arctic air through the vents. One hand holds four shopping bags, there’s three more on the floor sandwiched between her legs, while her other hand barely manages to hold down her four-year-old – a slippery baby eel eyeing the gigantic teddy…

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A Mother’s Day Wish From Another Mother

From small tantrums to huge fights; From pesky demands to making their dreams come true; From learning when to rein them in to knowing when to let go; From band-aids to hospital rounds…. You’ve weathered it all. But through all their ups and downs, highs and lows, you never forgot to just love them –…

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5 THINGS HOMEBOUND MOMMIES SHOULD DO FOR THEMSELVES

Your little bundle of joy is the centre of your universe. You would do anything for that little angel. Which is why you quit your job and decided that stay-at-home-mommy, or SAHM as they’re called now, would be your new designation. But a few months (or years) down the line you notice that there’s too…

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An Open Letter To Stay-At-Home Moms

Dear Stay-At-Home Mom, I know you’re lonesome. I know it gets tough when you have to give up so much for not much in return. I know you’re there for everyone while no one’s there for you. I know that no one understands your frustration. I know that no one appreciates your devotion. I know…

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TPC Romance Fortnight Guest Post #9: Romance

Dear Readers, Sorry about the wait but sometimes life just doesn’t let you be. Today I bring to you a cute, cute poem from a dear classmate and old friend of mine – Esha. She’s not on WordPress but on blogspot and her blog is This Is Ish. She’s returned to blogging after quite some…

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