Category Family

Do you need to have shared interests in a relationship?

Familiarity doesn’t always breed contempt, you see. It often makes for familiar comfort of each other’s quirks and even annoying habits!

Of mice, boy and a pair of flip-flops

The boy had learnt his lesson in compassion from two mice – one a big field rat in a trap and one a tiny dead mouse.

‘Ye dil maange more’ of a higher kind

As the country desperately fights COVID-19, in the locked-in mode, what we need is the Vikram Batra-kind of a loftier ‘more’ in our dils, to make us better human beings.

…..And I don’t think it was Valentine’s Day

Romance can be found in the unlikeliest things–even in a warm bhutta!

My father, the wonderful storyteller

Father was a man of many parts, but as a storyteller, he was nonpareil.

‘Touching’ across continents

We have come a long way from fiddling helplessly with keyboard as we Skype with our granddaughter. But the excitement and joy are still the same as we ‘enter’ each other’s homes!

When the cat is away

The house was spick and span – the beds all made up, the table free of clutter, the kitchen sparkling… The house had never been this clean even when I was around. I was pretty impressed. It all seemed too good to be true.

The boy who loved wheels

It is not often that a childhood passion turns into a career option. For the younger one, it has been wheels and roads and Scout My Trip is a logical progression #aageseright!

Give some space!

For any relationship to thrive, the most important thing needed is space – not necessarily physical.

Can a relationship ever be 50:50?

Go that extra mile for a better relationship.

Information Overload could be creating clueless mini-adults

Information overload can adversely affect children in more ways than one, mainly robbing them of their innocence.

Handyman or man handy?

They say that men are not useful around the house and that they can’t do housework. Well, they haven”t met the L&M, then!