Raising left handed children in a right handed world!

Somethings in life are never expected, you are not prepared and you have really no idea what to do when it happens. That is exactly what happened when I found out that my daughter was a left hander, that too just a few weeks before she started her kindergarten. There she was, with her little slate, changing the pencil from…

Our journeys are ever changing..we are all travellers of this path of life☺️

When an actress who had been away from the movies for many years because she was married to an actor decided to divorce him and come back to movies, most of the people around me blamed her – ‘she just wants to come back to the limelight,she lacks values, she must have tortured him so much that he needs a…

Lets keep our kids safe!

Just came to know from one of the school groups that there has been a child kidnapping attempt in one of the prominent schools in Kochi. Don’t know about the authenticity of this but in the past few months, there has been all kinds of news and forwards in watsap about child abductions that would freeze any mothers heart. I…

Surviving carnatic music lessons with first graders and the like!

The little girl in the front row kept looking back at me a couple of times before mustering up her courage and asking me with wide eyes ‘ Aunty, have you joined’? I nod my head and look ahead only to see little Priya straining her neck to meet my eyes and giggling herself to glory. She strains herself further…

3 am musings!

Its 3 in the morning and I am still awake! If I were a ghost, I would be waltzing to this song right now,in a  long black  gown looking extremely beautiful with cascading long raven hair (like bella when she becomes a vampire :D). An old palace(preferably deserted) with  candle lights and chandeliers and flowing drapery in the night wind…

Today was not just my day..Blimey…

7.20 am:  Cherry had to dress up as ‘Radha ‘ and reach school  by 7.15 am today  because of Astami Rohini celebrations and as usual the husband happily handed over the baton to me and indulged in another hour of undisturbed sleep. We were still getting dressed at 7.15 am and when we reached school, I was the weary, teary…