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The mom in me – Part 2

The nightmare that parenthood can turn into presented to us in the form of intense colic that Vedu started suffering from the middle of the second week. My family had gone back and Hari and I were left with a… Continue Reading →

The mom in me – Part 1

My baby girl, Vedu (Veda actually) is sleeping in her crib by my side. We crossed the 3 month hurdle or the dreaded fourth trimester as they call it on 3rd April. And now would be a good time to… Continue Reading →

Appeal from a proud feminist

There is something that has been baffling me for some time now – a disclaimer that I’ve seen as part of a lot of posts from women – “I’m not a feminist.” The irony is that all these posts have… Continue Reading →

Unapologetically Myself

I was listening to one of my relatives tell me how her daughter was unnecessarily anxious of her future and desperate to be the best in others’ eyes. I was thinking of my trainees when she talked. As a trainer… Continue Reading →

Better late than never

A few weeks back, while clearing out some of my stuff, I happened to stumble on a piece of paper that has been with me for 8 years. It was a wish list I had created as part of a… Continue Reading →

The ogling syndrome

I have never been a head turner. I still am not; at least I wasn’t until I reached my hometown this time. But after going for a walk here the other day, I’ve started wondering if I have become one… Continue Reading →

Finding Mom!

It is not Mother’s day; it is not my mother’s birthday either. There is no special occasion as such. But I just feel like writing about my mother. It was last year that I wrote about my father. At that… Continue Reading →

Childhood innocence

Lucky are those kids who live a perfectly innocent childhood, because innocence lost in your childhood is innocence lost forever.                        

Why oh why, jeans???

An year back and maybe even before that, I read about Khap Panchayats banning jeans for women, especially unmarried ones. Their reasoning was that women wearing jeans were the cause for the increasing number of eve-teasing incidents and rapes that… Continue Reading →

When dreams die

Like Kareena Kapoor says in ‘Jab We Met’, I used to be very excited about the prospect of getting married when I was a kid. I used to wear bangles covering my arm and shawls like a saree to look… Continue Reading →

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