How does the word Elder sound? Isn’t it perfect to describe someone who is older in age, experienced and weathered in the nitty-gritty of the world?
The happiest was the younger brat, for not only had his elder brother got admission to his chosen college, but we were also a ‘full family’ after having been separated for the whole day!
Create some magic moments for your child. Tell them stories!
Did you know that driving and parking the car are family activities in the L&M’s family?
Togetherness can no more be taken for granted. Every moment has to be carefully put away to be pulled out later to savoured. And Zephyr is busy collecting those moments during this interlude. So please don’t go away, she will be right back, break ke baad!
Traditions, customs, social institutions and even faith are the grounding factors in a person’s life. Bereft of them, a person can flounder, especially in times of crises.
What does a handful of sand have to do with love, relationships and raising children?
A vital aspect of the teen years is communication — or the lack of it. Simply put, they don’t want to communicate. I swear we had taught both the brats how to talk and answer questions when they were small! But I don’t know what went wrong and why they stopped talking, rather ‘didn’t want to talk about it’.
Milestones are precious and when they are celebrated with one’s children and grandchildren, they become even more so.
Contrary to what the ad gurus would have us believe, more is less which is why we ‘maange more’ all the time and still are unsatisfied.
My father used to read the beginning of a whodunit to know the plot and then go on to find out what happened at the end. Then he would read the book, leisurely going back and forth and enjoying every bit of the story! It drove me nuts.
Sometimes we have no control over events. Joey came to us because he was destined to.