I’ve realised that the single-most effective way to keep the happiness quotient up in one’s life is Gratitude. Over the last few months, there were mornings where I found myself sinking, God knows under what; and in Rachel Green’s wise words – I felt like there was rock-bottom, 50 feet of crap and then me!…… Continue reading Don’t be stressed, you are blessed!
Someone asked me today, if I could have one superpower, what would it be? Its a fantastic question, isn’t it? Gets you thinking about what would you truly really want that you cannot have with your normal skillset & talent. Now, some greedy people may have an unrealistic answer to this question, but mine is…… Continue reading What would yours be?
I am a worrier…no you read it correctly, ‘worry-ier’ not ‘warrior’. And ever since I became a mum, I believe I have turned into this paranoid me where my brain constantly filters all incoming information and thoughts first through a does-it-have-a-direct-impact-on-my-child lens and then what-about-an-indirect-impact lens followed by a I-cannot-see-an-impact-but-there-must-be-one-so-lets-make-one-up lens. Its like my mind…… Continue reading It sure was a Happy Mother’s Day!
We all go through three phases in life. ‘My-mum-my-Superhero’ phase lasts for the first 10 years or so. Its the time when you look up to your mum for anything and everything; she’s the most beautiful face in the world with a cuddle so warm it could just melt your fears away. You tell her…… Continue reading Tagged: Momma Drama
So this one’s coming right fresh from my mind, and even when it is 1:02 am in this land down under, I couldn’t refrain myself from this pleasure…of writing….writing finally, after so many days…weeks and months I guess!! So after so many stagnant-cursor-watching-sessions of mine & endless encouragements from friendly souls, here I am,…… Continue reading How about a Bun from Dad’s oven
I was wondering today that we don’t get any job in the world unless we are qualified for it – forget about the big hot shot degrees holders, even when we employee a domestic help, we ask for her experience and test her cooking/cleaning/babysitting skills before making our decision – everyone wants a skilled person…… Continue reading Unqualified Parenting
This is for the girls endlessly delaying conception in their married life. Everyone knows about the scientific & biological benefits, blah to it. I am just going to talk about the joy of early parenthood; perhaps you would find some encouragement. Congratulations!! You have just accomplished the most difficult task in a daughter-in- law’s checklist.…… Continue reading 4 reasons to have kids early in your married life
Here goes the story. We were on a vacation in Penang when we decided to visit the famous hill. It was a fun ride up to the hilltop and the weather couldn’t have been more pleasant!! The aerial view of Penang was mesmerizing. We were exploring the different cultural exhibit stalls when my brave bub…… Continue reading My Brave Bub!!