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Slow down day (and life)

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. My son was sick today, running a high temperature in the afternoon. Towards the evening, I wasn’t feeling too great myself and so we two...

When the time is just right …….

Advaita, my primary-school-going son, wanted to get a pet – the first animate thing he had asked for! I reminded him that he had to first learn to take care of himself to prove to me that he...

Son of Man

Whenever I hear this song, I feel that it aptly describes how every parent feels about his or her child – aspirations, hope, dreams and fears. The song is sung by Phil Collins and is from the...

A Parent’s Role in Enhancing Kids’ Self-Esteem

This blog post has been contributed by Sagarika Sadhukhan “Parents” the word itself is so emotional and expressive. For a mother, God has given us the boon to feel a child all from inside and of...

Where is the time….

This is the story of an acquaintance of an old friend……probably the story of millions of mothers across the globe…….  “Ma, I’m leaving for swimming. Ask Baba to be ready to drop me for...

Ups and Downs in the Life of a Working Mother

This blog post has been contributed by Sagarika Sadhukhan. It is the dilemma facing every working mother – how to devote enough time to their children, while juggling career demands with...

The Death of Curiosity

My son was preparing for his third grade annual exams. A chapter in his Environmental Science was dedicated to the universe and there was everything from the sun to earth to moon. When he came to the...

Separation Anxiety – 2

It has begun. In another 15 days, you will be entering the portals of ‘big’ school – complete with longer hours (four hours!), school buses, school lunches and more independence....

Two Sick Children with three trees and Music

It was a rare yellow light that quietly engulfed everything outside. Seated in the hall, with only the glass sliding door between us and the world, the three of us watched with wonder as the three...

Recalibrating – Work and Society

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. One of the issues that interest and resonate with me (and doubtless, with all women/mothers), is the issue of women, and work, and the unequal...