I ask the nurse to let me see the boy. She assures me with a smile that he is with his father, and they will only allow me to go after a couple of hours. After a C-section, they had to wait for me to completely recover from the anaesthesia. In pain and feeling dizzy, Read More →

  Women’s issues were fascinating, frightening and never meant to be discussed in public in my childhood years. Menstruation was my first foray into it. I remember clearly that I learned about it sketchily from other girls and had my own apprehensions but did not approach anyone with questions due to the taboo factor around Read More →

This is a post I did on Father’s Day two years ago.  Here it is with minor modifications because sentiments remain the same… ——————————————————————————————————————————   Today is the 100th Anniversary of Father’s Day and though I feel that most of these days are just commercial gimmicks meant to boost the sales of the greeting card Read More →

We celebrated our 10th Wedding Anniversary yesterday! It was a wonderful day spent reminiscing and being with the family and making me remember just how much is there in life to be grateful for — a wonderful loving husband, great kids, loving family and friends, joy, and laughter. Looking forward to the first day of Read More →

I think, people are right in saying that the youngest child in the family always remains young in the minds of the parents. I objectively say that I don’t pamper him. At least, I try not to :). But, it is difficult to not succumb to his charms when he asks for something in his Read More →

Just the other day, I was speaking to some friends about the increasing decline of ethics among hospitals and doctors in today’s times. We live in a part of Bangalore, where we have, what we can call, 3 state-of-the-art hospitals. Yes, in terms of infrastructure and facilities, they are very good. That they charge steeply Read More →

Lord Ganesh is the Vighnaharta which means the “remover of all obstacles”. He is a lovable Hindu God. Gautam’s first understanding of Ganesh came through “My Friend Ganesha” – an animated Hindi movie he saw on a kiddies channel. We also have a lot of Ganesh idols around the house – most of them gifts Read More →

I began my day with a headache after a night of broken sleep. Sid being sick disturbs my sleep just when I am slipping into some sort of deep sleep. My daily morning walk is disrupted since the past one week and makes me feel fidgety during the day. The weather is cool and depressing Read More →