When I went to watch Dear Zindagi, I had Pari in tow despite full knowledge of the fact that she would find the movie boring. But, at the back of my mind I know how much she enjoys our outings together and watching a movie featuring Shah Rukh Khan which also has a song (Love … Continue reading Observations


Last night around bedtime, Pari and I were sharing with each other how our day went. Among other things, she mentioned that her good friend Aditya* was talking to her other friend Ananya* in her (Pari's ) presence about how good it was that their mothers went to office everyday. He mentioned how lucky he … Continue reading Perspective

Baton Baton Mein

Around New Year when the chill of winters peaked, our family was down with high fever, running nose and cough. Though my parents and I recovered in 3 to 4 days, Pari who fell sick last, was still severely unwell and had to visit the pediatrician at the hospital. During our brief interaction with the … Continue reading Baton Baton Mein

Santa Claus is coming to town

This weekend around bedtime, Pari and I were busy planning for the Christmas celebrations and winter vacations. In the middle of it I asked Pari what was she most looking forward to this Christmas. She was pretty excited about the X-mas celebrations at her school because it was due a couple of days before Christmas … Continue reading Santa Claus is coming to town