​LIFE IS ALL ABOUT SMILES AND TEARS

It was a week after I got to know that I am pregnant  with my first child. After 2 years of marriage, my husband and I decided to have a baby as my biological clock was ticking as I was 29 already. We were elated and extra careful, as I was working as a pre-primary…

THE TEMPTING TEMPTATIONS

These are ubiquitous, available in all shapes, sizes and colours and are really difficult to handle. I am talking about the irresistible ‘temptations’. Every person on this earth is tempted by something or the other. Temptation to gratify passion needs, to be superior, to drive fast, to earn more, to go ahead in the rat…

THE NOT SO GREAT EXPECTATIONS

“Expectation is the root of all heartache.” – William Shakespeare The lady of the house is expected to be a perfect homemaker. Her husband is expected to be the perfect man as in any fairy-tale. The child in the house is expected to play quietly and excel in studies. The housemaids or the car wash…

A PICTURE THAT SPOKE OUR DESTINY

They say a picture speaks a thousand words, but for us, a picture spoke our destiny. Yes, it was 10th May 2004, when I met Anuj for the first time at the marriage of my cousin sister Prabhjot’s friend’s brother. Yeah! A quite distant wedding to attend, but my sister coaxed me to meet her…