Five Things I Learnt being a MOM

We recently celebrated our daughter’s “1st Birthday”. It was one of the joyous day of my life. I was very excited and was preparing for a very long time. Just sometime back, I was holding this little baby in my arms for the first time. She was looking at me with her tiny eyes wide open. And now she is all set to walk by herself. I have bitter sweet feeling that she is growing up so fast and is not a baby anymore. But I have this joy, of her getting independent and set to explore this wide world....more

LIVING WITH/WITHOUT MAC

Here I am on the fast track again.  I've been limping along on my old PC since June 28th, having killed my MacBook with a big splash of white wine....more

Mother's Lessons still abound

A BUTTONED-UP LIFE ...more

Lessons I Learned After the Layoff

 Life goes on, Let me start my saying I am a Christ follower. I believe in the power of prayer and I live a Christ centered life He is my rock and my foundation. I say this because my faith is what helped me through this layoff journey....more

Mom on Mom Judgement

I cannot be the only one…who has noticed that some Mamas thrive on schooling you on what is good parenting. There are those Moms who I think are just waiting for a good moment to drop some superior mothering wisdom on you and the others who are all about passing parenting judgment, either way this schooling happens to me quite often....more

What Do You Know About Marriage That You Didn't Know Before?

I had 12 writing prompts in a bag and this is what I pulled today: Image: VikeraAs I wrote this prompt, I had hoped that I wouldn't have to write on it early on, but life had other plans for me. Well, after all, this year's theme for me is "Challenge Yourself". (Hmmmm....how do I write on this and expose my mistakes and failures?) I press on....more
Thanks.  Queendivakat -- sorry to hear about your divorce - it is a very painful time ...more

Never Let Them See You Sweat – What I Learned from My Husband in 2013

You can find serenity in realizing that you can learn things from an old spouse and I learned, "never let them see you sweat." I am one of those women who tells old wives' tales. I tell them because I am an old wife. I have been happily married for more than 23 years. This means I have an old husband who has been trying to teach me things for many years....more

The End

 The frenzy of ensuring that I post every.single.day during the month of November is over just as soon as I hit publish! There is certainly some relief just making this statement. Right after relief though, I feel a sense of uncertainty....more

What TV Doesn't Teach Us about Love

We learn about love from a variety of sources: parents, friends, experiences and entertainment. All of these can be beneficial or very bad. The relationships we see on TV are made up "reality." Whatever show entices you, the relationships you watch on TV are in some way, shape or form fake. From the most family-friendly entertainment to more adult-aged programs, TV shows are never an accurate display of real life. This is especially true when it comes to intimate relationship depictions....more
You are so on point with this post. I don't think we realize how much the TV is affecting our lives.more