Do you feel lost, tired and overwhelmed by parenting? Here's how I started making sense of the chaos my life as a single mom to a strong-willed child had become.

We Need To Talk

This phrase never fails to elicit a strange fear. It's a booster of self-doubt that starts acting the minute these words strike the eardrum. Though I've been at the receiving end of it almost all my life. Remembering the first time I uttered it to my child, I can feel a chill run down my …

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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 …

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Jittery Nerves

The day the school reopened after summer holidays, Pari brought home a circular about a recitation competition in a week's time and the elimination round in 2 days. In the Internet age, finding a poem matching the guidelines isn't tough. But while making the final choice like always I consulted Pari as to which one …

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This Summer

How I'm spending the summers with my daughter and the family favorite 4-ingredient recipe of the home-made fresh mango ice cream.