such is life #gratitude

I am not one to mope over things that did not work out the way I expected them to. It is not that they don’t hurt but moving on is the only choice we have. Hence these gratitude posts help a lot. They make me focus on finding the tiniest positive experiences when a certain Read More →

gratitude January

The first month of the new year has whizzed past. All the euphoria and excitement of bringing in the new year vanished as I struggled through this month. This month I clutched at straws as I battled with disappointments personal and professional. But let’s not dwell too much on what did not go as per Read More →

M S Dhoni

Movies that feature sports give a huge high. Throw in an underdog, add in generous doses of struggle and finally show the triumph of human spirit, success and fame. What’s not to like? It will move even the less emotional among us. Also, these are wonderful movies to watch with kids. You are revealing to them Read More →

As I write this post on the last day of this year, it is time to look back at the bittersweet memories. One wonderful thing I took on this year was writing gratitude posts every month. It helps. It really does to focus on the positives. So December. What a whirlwind you were! Very hectic Read More →

When I was growing up, books were a constant companion. The practical dreamer that I was, sounds like a misnomer I know, books provided a beautiful escape, constantly opening my eyes to things I did not know. I could read about places and people that I would never meet. I could imagine scenarios and live Read More →

Grateful this September

As always, it is good to look back and reflect upon the good and bad. For that reason, I love doing these monthly gratitude posts. September started on a great note as we whisked off to Coonoor for a beautiful family holiday in this quaint hill station. That the younger son was turning 10 was Read More →

exams children

Can anyone tell me why schools give a study leave between each exam? I mean, we all know that it will be the evening of the second day when the kids will actually start studying. It just increases the nuisance element for parent read work-from-home mother. My elder son is having CBSE papers for the first Read More →