Category Archives: Life

English Vinglish!

Growing up in the eighties and nineties in India meant that being able to speak comfortably in English was quite an asset. Most parents weren’t very comfortable with the language and it was not spoken at home in most families. … Continue reading

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A day in our life

Get up any time after 5. On good days Niki sleeps till around 6 by mostly he’s up by 5:30. He does stay in the bed till 6 though so I can at least lie down till then though I … Continue reading

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Working mom

The Bride has written a very interesting post on returning back to work post-baby and I had so much to say about it that I decided to write a full post instead of flooding her comments section. I had always … Continue reading

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Bloggy stuff

All the posts I had put up till yesterday were uncategorized and untagged. Then somehow yesterday I ended up tagging the post and realized that this is something I should have been doing all along. So I just spent around … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Nana

Today would have been my Nana’s (mother’s father’s) 84th birthday. He passed away on 10th October 2013, just 6 months after my Nani left this world. He was so lost without Nani, he just didn’t want to live. I really … Continue reading

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Lost

I walked into his room, feeling scared and reluctant. He wasn’t there. I could see his belongings kept neatly, the 2 pairs of slippers, the kit bag with some cosmetics, a folded kurta, a pair of specs, a book. She … Continue reading

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Nani

My grandmother, my Nani, my mother’s mother, my (I am not ashamed to say it) favourite grandparent, died on 19th March. It was sudden, she was fine till around 10 in the night, she went to bed and started vomitting … Continue reading

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Why I feel that my heart is breaking.

There’s a lot going on in my head. I need to let it out or I’ll explode. Life is crazy busy right now. Get up at 6-6:30. Give Anna her milk, make tea for R and I, drink tea, straighten … Continue reading

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The last year …

of my twenties. It was my birthday last week. On the fifteenth to be precise. The last birthday of my twenties. Oh well, time flies and all that jazz. I had a lovely day. Anna, as is now expected, wished … Continue reading

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I Wish…Do You?

This is actually the name of one of Anna’s favourite books. The book belonged to me when I was around 5 and now it belongs to my daughter. I love being a mom :). Anyway what I want to write … Continue reading

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