How siblings fight?

How siblings fight! And then again unite.. How they build imaginary castles 🏰 And wear superhero capes! ❤ And play together with no mistakes. Mommy picks up a book to read, And brews hot coffee ☕ for her to drink. The boys jump and dance. Aha! She says – That’s my chance! The boys bangContinue reading “How siblings fight?”

Monkey Masti!

Hey I am Vanu. I am a monkey🐒. And all my life I have been spent around these homes and trees scavenging for food. My Nana has told me tales about a luscious thick forest🌳🌳 where he used to live and hide from top predators. Not any more! Here, I seem to be the topContinue reading “Monkey Masti!”

The cycle of life.

Old age is cruel. Very hard and cold. Winters become synonymous with chill- dead soul shattering silence of the night. Summer stands for tiring endless light of the day. There is no respite. Years trickle by, and yet for the old time stands still. The most images or reels or posts I like on socialContinue reading “The cycle of life.”

Sounds of life!

I was detected Covid positive with mild symptoms a day after Christmas. The entire family 👪 that is, my two children, my husband and myself were all positive and we did our mandatory isolation in all seriousness. We worked around the house, did our share of laundry, utensils, cooking, cleaning and recovered well. I willContinue reading “Sounds of life!”

Three musketeers!

Me and my boys are like three musketeers, forever. Always findings mischief and trouble. We live in our own bubble. Life is a puzzle. Sometimes we grumble and stumble And make sounds which are horrible. But at the end of the day, we are lovable ❤ And moments are precious and valuable. Love thy selfContinue reading “Three musketeers!”

Happy Janmashtami

Hathi🐘 ghoda🐴 palki Jai Kanhaiya Lal ki!! My earliest memories of Janmashtami are standing barefoot in enormous queue of devotees to pull the Jhoola ( swing) of the bal natkhat Kanha. The crowds would jostle and at times it would get either hot, humid or wet depending upon the humidity and downpour. The echoes andContinue reading “Happy Janmashtami”

My humorous struggles with humble dough!

Roti, chapati, Naan, tandoori Roti, Parantha, stuffed Paranthas and what not! Most of these items are omnipresent in day to day menu of by and large all Indian kitchens, North India particularly. Growing up, I ate them with relish along side generous servings of sabzi, daal prepared lovingly by Ma. I regret standing less besidesContinue reading “My humorous struggles with humble dough!”

Gratitude

In times like these, when so little hope remains with gory portrayals and even more grim situations everywhere, there are still some things… actually quite a many precious little things that I am eternally grateful to All Almighty. Firstly, for a job which I love, where by thou blessings and thou wisdom, I am ableContinue reading “Gratitude”

Jai Mata Di

Mother epitomizes everything that is dear to us. Our ancestors worshipped Mother earth and all her creations. All our bountiful rivers are hailed as feminine incarnations and worshipped with reverence like Ma Ganga except the mighty Brahmaputra, the only male river of India. Mother nature nourishes us with her abundant glory. At times in fury,Continue reading “Jai Mata Di”

Chronicles of a failed Mother

The women’s day hullabaloo is over. And we have all returned as stronger and rejuvenated to our duties. The cultural program was successful. And that was a happy note. But it put me on the back side of not having time to teach my elder son for 5-7 days. His class has progressed from ‘atContinue reading “Chronicles of a failed Mother”

Insomnia is real.

It is 1o’clock at night. And Piyali is tired of turning and tossing around in bed. She has read the newspapers in the adjoining room as well. She is trying to maintain a proper sleep hygiene. And one of the most important things in that is to get away from the sleeping den when wideContinue reading “Insomnia is real.”

Happy Birthday dear Bhanu

Tomorrow you will turn 2 and I cannot believe that you are only 2. Seems like you have been a part of my existence since forever. With your silly one liners, your oomph and your style you seem far bigger than your age. But your weight and height are worrying factors! You are the littleContinue reading “Happy Birthday dear Bhanu”

The Accident

It could have been worse. It was 7th November, 2015. 4 years ago How time flies! It was like any regular day. The early winter morning Sun rays finding it’s way through the morning haze. A golden yellow glow spreading all around. It was like any other morning. Except that I was starting 8 monthsContinue reading “The Accident”

Miss you my baby boy

Today I tore a piece of my heart when I saw you leave in that bus. Safely cuddled in the loving arms of your grandmother, you are off to her Land of wonder. A place of adventure and magic, fun and frolic. The farms are fabulous. Its magical to see a buffalo give milk orContinue reading “Miss you my baby boy”