This blog began its journey in a quiet city called Tucson in Arizona, known for its majestic Saguaro Cacti and dramatic Sunsets. I lived there for 5 years, my husband even longer. Life as a newly married woman and then as a young mom, in a different culture was hard. I had no job, my … Continue reading Celebrating America in India- July 4th Thoughts and Activities with kids.
As a child I was surrounded by books. When there was nothing else to do, my sister and I naturally gravitated towards books. We did not have many children's books though. We read whatever we could get our hands on. Our parents weren't worried about what we were reading. We were library members and often … Continue reading How to get kids to read (more)
As a new parent, I have new responsibilities now. My first priority is my son and then comes everything else- My husband, the rest of my family, our home and so on. So what about my career? Where should I put this on my list? What will happen to all the years I spent studying … Continue reading Thoughts on motherhood and a career
more joy, less regret more peace, less negativity more gratitude, less taking everything for granted more love, less bitterness more compassion, less prejudice more reading, less attached to my digital devices more writing, less thinking about it more deep-diving, less drifting more laughter, less anger more giving, less holding back more forgiveness, less nursing grudges … Continue reading I want my days to be filled with…
We all have such days, don't we? When you know you have loads to do, but you don't know where to begin? When the music that would normally instantly cheer you up, starts to irritate you? When all you want to do is sit (or even better, sleep) and wait for someone to talk to … Continue reading What to do when you feel like doing NOTHING at all?
To me, Summer is all about lazing around, doing nothing but reading, hopefully with a bowl of fresh fruit to munch on or a glass of sparkling juice to sip, by the side. And that's what my kids and I are mostly doing these past few days, as the temperatures soar outside. We are trying … Continue reading Summer Reading Fun
I read this line in a magazine and felt so relieved! If Perfection is for Gods, then I need not be perfect. I don't have to strive hard to be a perfect mom, daughter, wife or a daughter-in-law. There is no need for me to work my butt off to publish the perfect post. I'm … Continue reading Perfection is for Gods!
Hey, It feels nice to be back! We've been gone, like, forever! Hopefully, we'll be more consistent in 2017! I decided to try 30 new things to do in my 30th year and by the end of the year, I finished only 22. Here's what I accomplished- 1. Buy a sewing machine 2. Learn basic … Continue reading 30 Things to do in 2016- Final Review
30 is a big milestone in everybody’s life. I remember my husband’s morose face when HE turned 30. He was acting as if his life was over. And then came 31 and age stopped bothering him. When I turned 30 a couple of months ago, I felt surprisingly calm. It didn’t bother me that I … Continue reading 29 things I’ve learnt so far