The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 27 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the... Continue Reading →
WE finally take a proper holiday and do nothing in particular. Bliss!
We've set off on what promises to be an annual vacation of sorts. We're in Goa with a whole bunch of other people who also are in Goa doing the same thing we are-lazing in a resort which caters to their kids' ideas of fun viz the beach and the pool and also to their... Continue Reading →
Isn't that what it all boils down to in life? It isn't always celebrating the things that go well or in accordance with our plans or even making our peace with the things that don't. It's finally just existing with what IS. Sometimes we are able to do it gracefully and other times it takes a... Continue Reading →
Everywhere I look, I sit the offspring's presence prevails. The jar of Gummybears are usually within hand's reach although with the child-proof caps it's still a bit in our control when we want to hand the bears over. There are clothes clips on the futon, tigers and lions (figures) under the sofa cushions and Play... Continue Reading →
A lot of blogs turn out to be a plunge into some deep chasm of thought. It's not. I suddenly get a notion in my head. It often cries for a platform. Some days I can give it one and other days it's shunted onto my list of things-to-do-but-not-now-maybe-later. After a long time I napped... Continue Reading →
I keep wondering what is it that makes my kid do the opposite of what I ask (read threaten/yell) him to do. These are the very regular occurrences in our house: Stand still gets interpreted as be anything but still. Be quiet or HUSH= keep chattering incessantly. Just a minute/second= I want it NOW! Give... Continue Reading →
Said the giant before Jack whooped his bottom and took away his essence of being a giant altogether! Ok...how does that make any sense you ask? I'll tell you...just let me spin out my tale a bit more... Parenting. Glorious parenting. Tis fun. Tis joyous. Brings tears to your eyes at times (for many reasons,... Continue Reading →
Another take on parenting...a funky one at that.
Any mother will eventually admit to this- they love their kids the most when the children are either asleep or doing something that doesn't require them (the moms) to be an active participant all the time. See the thing with kids is this- you are doing things with them, for them, watching them do things... Continue Reading →