Don’t Have Kids…

but be around them. Children are Nature's balm. They may come across as incomprehensible, demanding, whiny brats who you often fantasize about leaving on someone else's doorstep, but kids have something we end up losing as adults- an ability to laugh at the silliest and simplest of things. Take a little boy who's recently become … Continue reading Don’t Have Kids…

A Quick Getaway

Birthdays can be hectic, even without all the trappings of a "proper" birthday party. The Offspring (T.O), who shall not be referred to as MLM anymore, had a relatively no frills birthday this time around and while that didn't translate to no fun; it was still quite low-key. Be as that may, we are currently … Continue reading A Quick Getaway

Summer Holidays…Why Moms Crumble

If you're a mother...chances are that you more than just like your kid. Who could resist them? Imps, scamps and monsters to the core but dammit if they aren't the cutest ones at that!   The reason the charm of the summer holidays wear off so quickly...for moms, is that the child is always looking … Continue reading Summer Holidays…Why Moms Crumble

The Flip Side To Classical Conditioning…

I run from my kid. It's the truth. After the first hugs and kisses of the morning are done I run and hide; especially during his summer break. He's like a bloodhound. He can always track me down. No matter where I am. SIGH. No loo is secure enough. No pressure cooker whistle is loud … Continue reading The Flip Side To Classical Conditioning…

Roadtripping: Part Deux

When I was a child, summer holidays were partly spent at my grandmothers' homes and part of the time was spent in exploring touristy and slightly off-beat destinations in and around wherever my father was posted at the time. Travelling 6-7 hours in 40 degrees plus temperatures (Celsius mind you) without air conditioning in the … Continue reading Roadtripping: Part Deux