Showing posts with tag: Parenting

Raising a Kind Child

Z came home from school the other day in tears. Another child in her class had called her ‘short.’ My instinctive response was to cuddle and soothe along with marching into her classroom and having a word with her teachers, not to mention the other child’s parents. But the first words I forced out of…

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Women and Careers

I went to watch Mission Mangal two days back. This was a huge deal for me because A) I haven’t been to a theatre since the day Z was born and B) please see point A. So, I really didn’t care which movie I was watching or which theatre I was watching it at…I was…

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Date Night

I spent a fairly large chunk of last Sunday trying to buy a new pair of jeans. To my everlasting fury, the only pair that seemed like a comfortable fit was something that was actually tagged ‘mom jeans.’ Just like my low waisted, skinny jeans have morphed into mom jeans, my date nights have morphed…

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The Scary World of Fairy Tales

Being a voracious reader, I’ve worked my way through pretty much every book I could beg, borrow and buy. When Z was born, I started reading to her almost from the start. It didn’t matter if she could understand the words or not, but I like to believe the sound of my voice droning on…

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