#30to30: Ma is my shooting star

It is beyond beautiful that a period of nine months can bring about life. But if there is something I know of, as in fact the most beautiful phenomenon of life,is how in these nine months is born, the most flawless, perfect, selfless and all encompassing human being- the mother. I cannot help but be…

The ‘Can-Never-be-clich├ęd’ SUPERMOM!

There is no way superman will beat the supermom! Or just think of it, With my 3year old son sleeping on my shoulder, Stopped at the drive through of McDonalds, I remove my wallet from deep inside my bag (I guess its the same for all women who have to fish out stuff from their…

I CANT!I CANT!I CANT!….Yet, I CAN!!!

Dear Son, I cant sleep for a continuous eight hours without waking up in the middle of the night because you want to be be hugged and wail.I can’t watch television because you want cartoon network and E Junior. I can’t eat my favourite chocolate because I have to share it with you.I can’t use…

“I see my mother in each of them”

He was just four when his father left on the ship to some long forgotten land leaving him and six siblings all older to him to the care of his mother.Living in a joint family of over 100 members and aunts and uncles and cousins and more cousins and challenging daily bread times,his mother lived…

Who understands better?

Could I possibly add another ounce of guilt to the current heap I carry around, of being a mother pushing into the little dictionary of words, my son has so carefully constructed in the two years he’s been in this world,words like ‘project’,’assignment’ and ‘exam’? Way too early for him to associate anything with these…