Three months ago, I stopped writing my monthly gratitude post that I had been writing regularly and diligently for more than a year. It’s not that I don’t believe in gratitude anymore. I still do. I still sit down for a few minutes every single day to dwell upon what I am grateful for on Read More →

As a mom of a teen and a tween on the threshold of teenage, I am very certain that this is one of the most challenging parenting phases for me as a parent. While I’ve been by and large a democratic parent, lending ear to my children’s concerns and even seeking out their views, it was Read More →

strict mom

I can imagine my sister having a smile on her face and my kids rolling their eyes when they see the title of this post. In my family, everyone calls me a strict mom. My sister who considers herself more lenient used to tell my niece (who I fiercely love) when she was younger that Read More →

gratitude June

June was a month of many trials. Routine was resumed as both the kids went back to school, and I had the cherished silence at home to work. So here’s a look back at what transpired this month: Health and Fitness: As almost all of you are aware, my knee trouble continued in June. I Read More →

Saudi women got to drive legally in their country for the first time on 24th June, 2018. A momentous day for women living in a deeply conservative country and society. I read this article on Time this morning about women cabbies and loved reading the thoughts and views of women who drove for the first Read More →

May Gratitude

May has been a joyful month on many fronts. It has also been extremely challenging and depressing in certain other areas. A true roller coaster, almost reflective of life. I was reading somewhere we truly appreciate the good times in life when they have passed us by. Mostly we focus on either fire fighting the Read More →

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. A day that is very special for every mother. We pat ourselves on the backs for doing our best for our kids. For me, Mother’s Day is doubly special as my older son was born on this day. So I became a mother on Mother’s Day. Being a mother has been Read More →