• Professional

    Vendors are like your own Children

    Handling unprofessional vendors is very similar to handling your kids. On a typical day, this is how the conversation between me and my kids go: Child: Mama, I want to have a Yogurt┬ánow. Mom: No, but it is almost lunch time. How about you have it after you have finished your complete lunch nicely. Child: Nooo! But I want it right now. Mom: But you know the rules; we don’t eat snacks before lunch. It will spoil our appetite for lunch. Child: Nooooooo!!!!! You never listen to me!! You don’t even love me!!!!! Mom (hands crossed, trying to hold back the rising frustration, taking deep breaths and waiting for the…

  • Toyna

    Pets at Home

    Toyna has been pestering us for a pet dog since eternity. I love dogs myself, but at the same time, am fully aware of the fact that we don’t have the time or the physical space in our house to do justice to one. Whenever we try to explain the same to Toyna, she quickly claims that she will take care of the pet completely. It will never be a botheration for us. I always sigh at this, remembering the so many older claims she has made; from which she has quickly moved on to the┬ánext big thing in her life. I understand she is afterall just a child and…