Am I ‘Strong’, Mamma?

As I pause and glance at my 12-year-old listening to her favorite song and singing away to it at the top of her voice oblivious to her surroundings, I can’t help but realize the fact that my daughter is growing up. And sometimes growing up way too fast. A casual stroll down memory lane will … Continue reading Am I ‘Strong’, Mamma?

Epidural: My choice, my voice…

"I'd rather you came in doubled over in pain barely able to walk instead of coming in early to get an epidural." These are the exact words that have stubbornly refused to recede into the shadows of oblivion even after the passage of nearly seven years.These were the words spoken to me by a midwife … Continue reading Epidural: My choice, my voice…

Why I shall be teaching my children about the temporary defeat called ‘failure’.

There is a very fundamental reason, why I chose to write on this topic. As parents we envisage and dream of a lifetime of happiness and success for our children. There is nothing wrong in that at all. We must aim for the stars, and I am all for it. Though when it comes to … Continue reading Why I shall be teaching my children about the temporary defeat called ‘failure’.