A letter to my daughter

As we reach the end of this fantastic and inspiring blogathon, where I, along with 23 other bloggers are celebrating #9daysofwomanhood throughout Navratri, I would thank the hosts and the sponsors for making such a wonderful series that inspires so many women out there! I thank Sanjivini for introducing me. I loved her blog on the [...]

My First Year with two under two

It brings me immense pleasure to share that I, along with 23 other bloggers are celebrating #9daysofwomanhood throughout Navratri. I thank Sanjivini for introducing me. I loved her blog on the prompt for today. You can read it here. Hosted By : #MyLittleMuffin #TheMomSagas #Mummasaurus #TheReadingMomster Isha turns one in a month and the whole ride [...]

Text as you pop! 😋

Who texts their friends from the delivery table, dilating well past 5cm? ME 😀 I was extremely lucky to have a bunch of beautiful friends who were super pampering and caring during my 2nd pregnancy. They were extremely excited about the delivery and even had bets running on the gender of the baby.   Hosted [...]

What does pregnancy teach you? 😉

It brings me immense pleasure to share that I, along with 23 other bloggers are celebrating #9daysofwomanhood throughout Navratri. I thank Sanjivini for introducing me. I loved her blog on the prompt for today. You can read it here. Hosted By : #MyLittleMuffin #TheMomSagas #Mummasaurus #TheReadingMomster   Pregnancy, a nine letter word that can bring about [...]

Being a Woman in India in 2017

It brings me immense pleasure to share that I, along with 23 other bloggers are celebrating #9daysofwomanhood throughout Navratri. I thank Sanjivini for introducing me. I loved her blog on the prompt for today. You can read it here. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- My take on ‘Being a woman in India in 2017’? read on: Open Opera Type [...]

Do me a favor!

My husband usually doesn’t appreciate certain topics that I touch upon in my posts. He says ‘people might think you are weak’ or ‘they might think you are complaining about them’. But there are some things that I would like to share and talk about and no, it’s not a complaint. Actually, THIS is a [...]

Sitaraman’s Briefcase

‘Enna Sitaraman, inniku potti kondu varaliya?’ (What Sitaraman? You haven’t bought your briefcase today?) joked Lalitha Madam when she saw her colleague take his designated seat next to hers at office that day. For 18 years they had been neighbors, sharing food, stories and a lot more. Sitaraman Padmanaban was a junior manager at one [...]

Are you happy?

My husband gently asks me ‘are you happy?’ when we are at my in-laws’. I know that it is his most subtle way of checking if there is a bomb waiting to explode a.k.a. wife ready to turn Chandramukhi. It is such a strange question, this ‘are you happy?’   Happiness to my husband would [...]

How was he born?

“And Pammi qualifies for the semifinals of The makki Ki roti Championship...” laughed her sister-in-law in an announcer like voice from outside the kitchen, as Pammi sat there throwing roti after roti is into the Chula. Would she have thought that this one time state champion would be sitting making rotis for the entire family [...]