This morning, I was chatting with a friend who recently gave birth to a little boy and she happened to mention how amazed she was with the human body – how it allows for a whole human to be pushed out. To that, I answered like a typical mother of a two-year-old. The one that’s … [Read more…]

Hair Today. Gone Tomorrow.

So, last night we were invited to a house party (kids included) and I thought I should head to a salon and get a professional to blow dry my hair; make it look a little more presentable. However, given the heat Bangkok is blessed with I just couldn’t get myself to move out of the … [Read more…]

To be Free and Happy and Gay

I logged into my facebook account this morning and came across a fantastic letter written by my dear friend, and now author Sakshama Puri Dhariwal. She penned an Open Letter to Karan Johar on the subject of homosexuality in his films. She actually called out to KJo – how cool! I must confess I am not … [Read more…]

Running Out of Time

Sunglasses – check; a favorite pair of shoes – check; bunny in tow –  check. She has it all sorted before we step out of the house for our weekly grocery shopping at the corner supermarket. This supermarket is every mother’s dream. It houses a bakery and has a Starbucks cafe adjacent to it – … [Read more…]

Are you on your period?

Husband:”Are you on your period?” Me: “Nope, but if you ask me that question every alternate day, you might bleed soon.” That’s not a threat! I can’t figure out why there is so much mystery attached to it; this natural monthly cycle has existed since the evolution of mankind. If you grew up in India … [Read more…]