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Fairy tales – Maybe not so fair

Vedu got the fairy tale “Cinderella” from her grandparents a while back and we read it together last week. It ended up being such a tiring exercise for me because damn!!, it’s not just a sweet children’s story that you… Continue Reading →

Help.. the right way

With the untimely and rather shocking demise of Sushant Singh Rajput, I can see a tremendous spike in the number of posts about the importance of taking care of mental health, offering help to those who might need it and… Continue Reading →

Infected Minds – The Biggest Threat

I saw the now-withdrawn Kent RO ad for its dough kneading appliance last week when someone sent it to me on WhatsApp. They must have thought that they were appealing to the people’s newfound love for anything “contactless” in the… Continue Reading →

An All Out Thappad

When All Out came up with its “Tough Moms” campaign in early 2018, it became an instant hit for its message – when mothers are tough on their kids, support them, for they do it for the kids’ good. Shared… Continue Reading →

Unsought Detectives

Of late I have got a feeling that people crave sensationalism, mystery and conspiracies in every piece of news they come across – so much so that they seem to enjoy a horrible pleasure in weaving out stories or making… Continue Reading →

Swooning Belles

I was listening to the song “Mundhinam Parthein” from the Tamil movie “Vaaranam Aayiram”, yet another Gautham Menon movie that was hailed for its ‘True love at first sight’ bullshit. (In hindsight that seems to be the core theme for… Continue Reading →

Messengers of Death

When Corona fear grappled the entire world and we had 3 cases reported in Kerala, I don’t think Keralites were too scared, thanks to a deadly episode of Nipah virus that left us terrified, but readier than ever to face… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #18

When I became a wife, I felt that I would spend half my life repeating whatever I have said. Now that I am a mother too, I know that I will spend all my life repeating whatever I have said…. Continue Reading →

Revamping the ‘Respect Curriculum’

Most of you must be familiar with the name of Ranu Mondal, a singing sensation who became the Internet’s darling after being spotted by chance on a railway platform. One of those stories that makes you feel good about social… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #17

“A little patience can go a long way” – Golden words of wisdom that every mother remembers right after losing her shit completely with her kids and triggering a round of howling that can only be handled by turning back… Continue Reading →

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