reader #gratitude

You know when you would find kids being diligent about new hobbies and stuff like reading books especially when you don’t want them to? Exam time. That’s right. Since parents do not have enough on their plates chasing after errant kids, the kids decide to make it even harder. So the younger son, well he Read More →

chlldren exams

So exams are done and dusted almost (the elder son finishes tomorrow). But for me, they were over last week when the younger son finished his. Why? Because the elder son studies on his own. And apart from regular reminders to go and study, I hardly do much. In this post, I have already written Read More →

baby names

I think naming a baby is more confusing than understanding why is he crying for no reason? Hi, I’m Sapana. I am sure you know my name’s pronunciation. But when I was living in Japan, my Japanese friends used to call me ‘Saa-paa-naa’ instead of ‘Sapna’. It was still much better than the other Indian Read More →

Parenting is a tough job; all parents will vouch for that. It gets even more difficult when your child is very different from you in their thinking and behaviour. Have you noticed that? I have two sons. While the elder son has taken a few of my traits and interests, the younger son is very Read More →

I hate the term Super Mom even if it is meant as a compliment. Mothers are a stressed species in general and calling some super moms puts pressure on the others to measure up. As it is, guilt is a large part of every mother’s life along with super hectic routines. Mothers whether at home, Read More →