Let’s agree to disagree

“What’s going on in India?” I asked, overwhelmed by the news feeds across news websites. As expected, there is silence in the room. My husband ignores my anxiousness; he is confident I will answer my own question and is much more interested in my answer – that’s when the real debate begins. “An intolerance heat … [Read more…]

Come December

Hello, December! Are you here already? The year just flew by, didn’t it? Or do we just say the same thing year-on-year to avoid accountability! December is a mixed-emotions month for me. I feel excited one moment and anxious another; it comes in waves. It’s such a fun month keeping the festivities in mind – … [Read more…]

Oh Little Chinatown

You may not find food in Antarctica; but, if you look hard enough, you will find a Chinese and an Indian – just joking or am I? It’s amazing how people from these two countries have travelled far and wide and have created their own success stories. I love how the Chinese create their own … [Read more…]

Facebook Detox

Is the term ‘detoxification’ limited to the physical elimination of toxins from the body? I would think a mental and emotional detoxification is needed on a regular basis too; at least, that’s just what I needed. So, ten days ago, I dived into it. I decided to log off from Facebook (not messenger) both on … [Read more…]

Girl Uninterrupted

So, I have been a little sluggish lately and hence desperately needed to snap out of the funk! I couldn’t put my finger on the issue; I was going through a mental upheaval of sorts. The weekend arrived and I decided to step on it. The husband was given strict instructions to make contact only … [Read more…]

Message Decoded

Since the baby, there has been a communication breakdown between my husband and me. First I thought he wasn’t listening to anything I said; his actions did not justify anything I was asking for. The dad-brain wasn’t able to process mom-language. My friends say they are combating a similar issue. So to make life simpler … [Read more…]