My muse turns three!

It is something all parents constantly say and you don’t really fathom till you are a parent yourself: time flies when you have a child! Why, it seems that only yesterday we drove to the hospital for my c-section, i lay on the table feeling very cold and hungry and my doctor announced “It’s a…

Alternative schooling options in Pune

Discussions pertaining to Rumi’s schooling have begun at home with renewed vigor. We had successfully warded off persistent, nagging questions from my Mum saying that we would send her off to school when she turned three but her third birthday is around the corner and we are still exploring our options. My Mum, who is…

For Aai

I have not been able to write for a while now, owing to upheavals on the family front but i thought i would share these sketches that i found yesterday, made by the husband for his mother (Aai). I found them really heartwarming and sweet and loved how he has included his favorite memories with…

On minimalistic parenting: How less can be more for your child

Last week, my daughter threw the biggest temper tantrum ever, because her father bought home the wrong lollipop. Not ‘no lollipop’, but the wrong color. No matter how tired the husband is, he always makes time to stop on the way home and pick up a ‘treat’ for our daughter. This has become a little…

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo

Rumi’s adoration and loyalty shifted from The Gruffalo to Disney’s Cinderella the minute we got the DVD home for movie night on Friday. It was absolutely lovely for me to watch this movie with Rumi on my feet – I have spent countless hours watching the same movie with my Mum. For all its political…