Handwritten with Love

I remember receiving a blue inland letter from my aunt once in two months with updates about my cousins, the climate at her end and about the little nothings that are happening in her life. When my Appa replied to the letter, he asked me and my sister to pen a few lines and I remember…

Rhyme with Me

A Wednesday morning daughter gets up and Orders…. (with hands on her hips) ‘Mumma what you doing with your mobile. Take book and write’ She picks up my diary, gives me my pens (I use colourful pens) and sits by my side and says…. ‘Mumma u write poem today, just like Johnny Johnny, yes Pappa….

Fun with Samu-3

So the conversations with Samu are a big hit. Off late Samu is in love with the word, ‘Confuse’. Here’s how she uses it.     While going to the school   Samu: Mumma, this rain na, kabhi comes, kabhi goes, kitna confused hain yeh rain   Me: Confused???   Samu: Haan mumma, I confuse…

Fun with Samu-2

Random and funny conversations with Samu While looking at my marriage snaps Samu: Mumma, aap toh kitne different lagte ho. Me: Do I look beautiful Samu? Samu (thinks for sometime): Aap toh bahut thin the, mumma ab toh bahut fat ho gaye ho Me: Still wondering, why I wanted her to see the marriage album!   Trying to…

Something is wrong

I know something is wrong… When you do not open the door for me, When you don’t investigate my handbag, When you don’t make that face as there are no chocolates, I know something is wrong… When I see all the toys arranged on the shelves, When all the dolls are kept in the basket,…

A project well done!!!!!

Samruddhi’s school had given this interesting project for children and parents of identifying the plants whose pictures they had displayed on their notice board. The project included clicking snaps of your children, and creating a photo album with the names of the plants. The treasure hunt began…and we went to a Pathare Nursery near Kalyan…