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Why A ‘Small Old Car’ For The Wife And Kids?

I started driving a few years ago and it has been a blessing.  I drive a small automatic car and my husband has an XUV for his use. The small automatic car is brand new. I use my car mostly to run house errands and dropping kids to their activity classes etc. My kids recently… Continue reading Why A ‘Small Old Car’ For The Wife And Kids?

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Gown Not Sanskaari Enough!

I am a member of an online community that talks about not judging. Today one lady put a picture of Priyanka Chopra Jonas with a statement with hashtag #nottrolling and #nooffense. That led to a long chain of comments by women bashing her choice of gown for the Grammys. The comments moved from clothes to… Continue reading Gown Not Sanskaari Enough!

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Bura Mat Khelo Holi Hai!

बुरा ना मानो होली है।😈 Last week while I was shopping I got hit with a water balloon. My clothes got wet and my kids were confused. I quickly walked away. The people around me expressed mild disgust and one auntiji looked up like a detective and said.. "bachhe hai"! Holi was my favourite festival… Continue reading Bura Mat Khelo Holi Hai!

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The Big Fat Indian Cringe Fest!

Have you watched the new series on Netflix called the Indian Matchmaking? I did last week. Binged watched two seasons in a few days. It follows the work of a matchmaker Mrs. Seema Taparia from Mumbai who arranges marriages for couples in India and abroad. Like a bad car accident you don’t want to look but… Continue reading The Big Fat Indian Cringe Fest!

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Sleepless in New Delhi

Covid-19 has given me many sleepless nights. With two young kids at home, their well being is always on my mind. I worry about worrying too much sometimes but I guess that’s part of parenting. Initial weeks of lockdown were so scary. I sanitized like a maniac. My husband has a back from office drill… Continue reading Sleepless in New Delhi

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Let The Kids Get Bored!

"Mom I am bored!". Sounds familiar? A comment parents hear every now and then and mostly during vacations. Free time has become a liability. Modern day parents feel obligated to keep their kids 'engaged'. Have you noticed how activity boxes are becoming the need of the hour. We, the parents are being educated and informed… Continue reading Let The Kids Get Bored!

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Table Sharks @ The Mall Food Court!

What will you do if your kids want fries and idlis, you want a noodle bowl and he wants a shawarma? You walk towards the Mall Food Court. Grabbing a table at the food court during the peak lunch hours is a talent one acquires over the years. My boys want to eat the weird… Continue reading Table Sharks @ The Mall Food Court!