If you read my blog regularly, you’d know that I had vowed never to go on vacation again till the children turned into respectable sleep-and-potty trained citizens of the world. Remember my Hellish Holiday at Bali, aka the baby moon? So anyway, here I am now lounging on a couch in our cosy lil hotel … Read more
What is New and Born and smells real nice?
New Years has passed and we’re all back to our yawn-worthy lives. Been a fortnight since I have updated anything on the blog. Auspicious beginning to the year. And if you think I was lounging about doing nothing over the long weekend and deliberately avoiding the blog, then YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT. The below short … Read more
Last weekend we drove to the mall for grocery shopping. You complained that I deliberately shut the door of the car too hard. I complained that you deliberately parked near pillars so it was difficult for me to get out. Ryan made heroic attempts to climb into the stroller on his own. You asked me for the tenth … Read more
Dear Baby No.2, This is not an “I-love-you” letter, because I am sure even foetuses hate too much emotion (Gimme a break, Mom!) This is a “Let’s-get-acquainted-with-your-family-and-home” letter. First, let me explain the House Rules. You’re lucky you chose this home, cos there’s only one rule here. Which is we all love each other. Simple. … Read more
This post was selected for BlogAdda’s ‘Spicy Saturday Picks’. I am writing this post fully aware that I might be at the receiving end of some well-aimed over the waist no-balls or yorkers soon. So the World Cup fever is on. Burning bright. Sachin is once again God. Ow! That was the first no-ball of the day. Let … Read more
This is my first attempt at poetry, in the last 20 years or so. The last time I wrote a poem, it had an interesting vocabulary of ‘rat’, ‘cat’ and ‘mat’ in it and each sentence had been painfully, but meaninglessly rhymed. This effort is a reciprocation for a burst of such similar creativity from … Read more
Marriages are made in heaven (after the family does the initial screening of course)