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!
Over the years I have ceded my living room more times than C P and Berar has been ceded in the annals of Indian history!
Nuclear families and changing lifestyles have made parenting more challenging than ever. How is the present generation faring in comparison to the older generations?
If you want others to enjoy being with you, you should know how to enjoy being with yourself first.
We go through life collecting treasures of precious memories — to hold close to our heart and pull out one at a time to savour at leisure.
In all the discussion on eldercare, let us not forget to spare a thought, a smile, a little time, for the lonely, destitute and abandoned elders – who make for a huge number in India, for we are the privileged who are caring and cared for.
No wonder Shakespeare asked, ‘What’s in a name?’ He had not met the L&M you see!
There are as many solutions for elder care as there are families with elders and old age homes are not the only solution as being touted by an increasing number of people.
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!
….the things we shared, but most of all the love, as children, as adults. It makes me smile, even if my eyes mist over….
We take a lot of things in life for granted, the most important being life itself. Not just ours, but even that of others close to us. We forget that life comes with no guarantee and no expiry date and so we merrily take people and relationships for granted.