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
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
We don't travel as much as Red or I would like. It's our fault actually...didn't get the offspring used to anything but comfort so the mere thought of zipping along for 7 hours or more to get to someplace he can get to in 3, starts the 'are we there yet' litany and am not … Continue reading Roadtripping
It has been 22 days since I last blogged or even created a draft. I wish there was a reason for this kind of a gap but there isn't anything except for me being unable to gather my thoughts. And now that the thoughts are gathering, it's akin to a storm brewing. So I had … Continue reading After A Hiatus…
I've noticed that there's a strange and inexplicable condition that happens to kids, especially mine over the summer holidays. They become deaf, louder, motor movements mimic being like marionettes with their strings cut or like mini Boomerang videos. Polar opposites but somehow they seem to be able to switch between them effortlessly enough. The specific … Continue reading The Malady of Summer Holidays
Getting to and into bed turns into an obstacle course full of adventure in the dark! So what else is new?
Well...just one babe to be precise. Mine. To be more..preciser(?). This summer holiday has been fun for the brat. He's always very happy with my folks and despite the heavier discipline here than at home, he manages to get away with doing his thing most of the times because we love his buck-toothed, lisping, pug-nosed, … Continue reading Out Of The Mouth of Babes