Like any other relationship, marriages are tough until you get the jokes. Yes, marriage is part love and part compromise but mostly a series of jokes. And the jokes are not about how all marriages are dysfunctional, all husbands screw around, all wives are nags, like those flooding your social network pages. Every couple goes … More Marriage…part love, part compromise, but mostly a series of jokes
If I have learnt anything about home management from my mother than that is the most important, most tiring and most baffling job of a home manager is not keeping the maids happy but it is to take care of leftover. Unfortunately we homemakers don’t have the special vessel of Draupadi which used to cook … More The Story of Leftovers
(This piece has some satires and some realities so use your discretion to decide which one is satire and which one is real) People are getting offended more and more easily. People from my generation need to tiptoe around everything lest we offend someone who feels he is trapped in a fish’s body or someone … More Ageism: The least addressed discrimination
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
Another year is getting over soon. What a drag these years are! They come and before you could say “long long ago in a galaxy far far away” they get over. Why didn’t they pass so fast when I was twelve and trying to become eighteen? The years just stood still then to spite me. … More Things that most likely happened in 2015
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?
When I was a kid there was not much of entertainment for us to keep us entertained. One of the few entertainments was children magazines like Tinkle, Chandamama etc. Every month I used wait desperately for the day these magazines would come out for sale it was as much for the stories as for the … More Conversations with Commercials