As a couch foodie I participate in lots of food pages, food groups and food blogs, but given the “couch” prefix, mostly silently and inactively. Going by the foodie activities outside Indian one can feel, in many developed countries vegetarian and vegan culture are being embraced by more and more people and thus creating a … More Being Political Correct while being Foodie, Feminist and Whovian
Meanwhile in my life I am still trying to be a writer. I have been working really hard on it. First I worked hard on being a writer by working on my look. I bought the geekiest looking glasses. Surprisingly it did not help me in turning into a successful write. It did not do … More Meanwhile in My Life
Mothers are by nature anxious animals. I am no exception. In fact, I have been made to be a mother because I was always under anxiety so far as I can remember. It is well and good till your anxiety is one dimensional but my anxiety is two dimensional and both dimensions contradict each other. … More I am definitely going to die!
Words and phrases are limitless. They always have well defined general meanings yet they have unlimited number of specific personal meanings for different people. Take “guilty pleasure”, it has some well defined meaning which can easily be found if one would Google. Most of the times I am not keen on the well defined meaning … More Guilty Pleasures and Political Correctness
Hi all. I am every mom’s screaming. I am the common denominator of all moms unless some mom is too rich with lots of helps. General idea is that moms scream a lot without any rhyme and reason. However there’s an elaborate origin story always. To understand it better let me give you my origin … More Origin Story of Mom’s Screaming
These neurotic new mom (NNM) and neurotic old mom (NOM) live in the same place, in yours truly’s head. Monday NNM: So you scream at others for tainting a single molecule of your babies’ food and yet just now you just let it go when the younger one picked up a biscuit from floor and … More What The Neurotic New Mom and Neurotic Old Mom Are Talking about Every day?
Life is full of surprises; and shockers too. My life has a strong affinity towards shockers. I was not the nice homely girl (as defined by matrimonial columns). Then some shocker happened and I became the home bound stay-at-home-mom. To not to use the glamourised version and to use the simple straight forward words I … More Writing: Happy Ending of a Housewife
Life has treated me differently, but then doesn’t it treat everyone differently? However, in my social group apparently it has singled me out. I can’t say why life loves enough to treat me differently but it has definitely made my conversations with other people weirder and weirder. Sometime back I was a normal person, I … More Life, Conversations and Fasting
Again it’s that time of year when moms are put on pedestals. Well the mother characters played by Nirupa Roy may have been worthy of pedestals but what about a normal mom on the street? How much a Goddess she is? May be we can have some idea about it by examining a typical day … More Anatomy of a day of a Mother
Whenever anyone from the specie of married women is spotted anywhere, she is always asked the same question; “are you a career woman or a home maker”. People are always eager to put everyone in boxes. I am a married woman too, so in which box do I go? I am not “profitably employed”, to … More ONE FINE DAY (MINUS MR. CLOONY)