• Thoughts and Quotes

    “Parenting” when you are 50

    I used to think that being a parent is one of the most difficult roles, one can ever play. You are literally responsible for the health, wealth, happiness and attitude of young minds. Over the years, I have changed this view. I think there is one more role that is even more challenging, which most of us end up playing as we get older. That is the role of a “parent-in-law”. Consider this – at about 50 years of your life, you are finally done with your responsibilities, you have also managed to give decent values and direction to your children, you have saved enough for your retirement, and now…

  • Thoughts and Quotes

    Motherhood is the most Creative Job

    Motherhood, Innovation and Creativity could very well be synonyms. I honestly think mothers are the most creative humans. They have to be creative as they are entrusted with the responsibility of getting other, not so rational, humans not only to stay alive, but grow and bloom. My husband often remarks how his mother used to insist he should eat ladyfinger, cause eating ladyfinger helps to master Maths. On similar lines, I make sure my son finishes his Egg, by pretending to measure his muscles after every bite of egg. Bigger the bite, more the increase in muscle. My sister home schools her two sons and it is a pleasure to…

  • My Love

    I had to leave your hand

    You nurtured me to grow You were my back bone till I couldn’t keep my head held high As I take the final push to stand on my own I have little choice but to push you away at the same time That is the law of nature It is painful to be independent but it is more painful to pull you down with me