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Funeral Photography – WTF!

A few years back I unfriended a schoolmate of mine on Facebook. The reason might seem very silly to you. But I was tired of seeing funeral pictures and videos of his grandmother. I am talking about a huge dump… Continue Reading →

Dear Pavithra, I’m sorry

Two days back, Hari and I lost a dear friend. Along with a sense of extreme disbelief, the other feeling that grappled me was guilt. Here was a girl who was the absolute personification of positive energy and selfless love…. Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #35

I removed my bracelet and put it in a tray for security check at the airport. Taaru (at the top of her lungs, in front of all the CRPF personnel, airport staff and other passengers): Amme, why did you take… Continue Reading →

Fatties and Gold Diggers – From Masters of Unfunny Jokes

When Anant Ambani got engaged recently, all of Indian social media, or at least most of them, rejoiced – not because they were happy for the couple, but because they knew they could count on the trolls to come out… Continue Reading →

Kerala’s week of tragedy – A quick peek

This week, Kerala saw two major tragic events – 1) the accident (if it can even be called that) of a wrongfully operational tourist boat that capsized and killed 22 people and injured 10 more, and 2) the murder of… Continue Reading →

Divorce – Not A Certificate Of Failure

My mother was telling me of a fatal accident that her relative and family met with recently. While speaking about the accident and those involved, she told me that the relative’s son lived with her, along with his wife and… Continue Reading →

Oh baby!

Back when Vedu was just a couple of months old, one of my trainees jokingly wrote on Facebook about how he seemed to be cursed in regularly finding himself on flights with babies. I replied, “I used to believe in… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #34

Vedu (to her friend’s mom at his birthday party): Aunty, his gift is on the way. I’ll bring it after some time. Friend’s mom: It’s okay dear. Your presence is more important. Vedu (pulling me aside urgently with a look… Continue Reading →

Equal Parenting – Norm, Not A Myth

It was Vedu’s kindergarten “graduation” day last weekend. That, in itself, could be theme for a whole other blog about how this culture of “graduation” for every single grade, not even separate phases of school – like kindergarten, primary school,… Continue Reading →

Road Safety [Aversion] Experts

In one of the scariest and saddest accidents of its kind, a man and his fully pregnant wife in Kerala lost their lives when their car burst into flames two weeks back, while on the way to the hospital for… Continue Reading →

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