In the initial years of my marriage, I found my Father-in-Law (FIL) scary and intimidating. Thanks to the family ranting. He was labelled as socially awkward who interacted less, never attended weddings, never went and stayed at anybody’s house (including his children’s), a recluse who had a bad temper. On the other hand, my mother-in-law … Continue reading Introvert Vs Extrovert #MondayMusings
January proved to be an eccentrically hectic yet amazing month. So many things happened in the span of last 29 days that I am honestly overwhelmed. This was the anniversary month of my blog and I am grateful and indebted to all the fellow bloggers who took out time from their busy schedules and wrote … Continue reading January Gratitude List
I was going through a bad bout of depression. A friend called and I started literally howling on the phone like a school girl. She said “I never expected this from you. I always thought you were a strong girl and look at the way you are crying.” The day my Dad passed away, a … Continue reading Is Crying an act of Weakness?
Q. What is the first thing I do after waking up in the morning? A. I check my Whatsapp. (I check my Whatsapp not because I have been expecting an urgent message from Narendra Modi, I check it because it is my Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Checking smartphone throughout the day is symptomatic of my progressive … Continue reading Stop Stereotyping Women
I am in the middle of a writer’s block and trying hard since morning to write something. In the morning I started writing for my other blog Wanderful but left that midway. Last Friday I completed 200 posts for that blog and I realised it is more than 5 years that I have been blogging … Continue reading The Guilt of a WAHM
“I am sixteen going on seventeen I know that I’m naive” I believe I never grew beyond sixteen. I am as naive as I was when I was sixteen however I wish to stay this naive forever. Feeling young at heart is what keeps me going. Sixteen was the age when I used to live … Continue reading I am Sixteen
Europe is my favourite destination. I love the old world charm that exudes through every corner of Europe. Therefore when this year I got an opportunity to go on a solo trip of Europe it was what we say in Hindi “sone pe suhaga”. I love to travel with my family and friends however travelling … Continue reading Is Taking Care of a Child only a Mother’s job?
I was wondering what to write for #MondayMusings when I came across Anamika from Bespectacled Mom’s post on # A Book Lover’s Tag. Along with Anamika I had also been tagged by Esha from Soul Talk to write this amazing post but I was kind of procrastinating. Anamika’s post nudged me to do it right … Continue reading Books and Nostalgia- A Book Lover’s Tag #MondayMusings
It is hardly few days left for Durga Puja and like a typical Bong, I have gone into the puja mode. I have started cleaning my house and shopping clothes for the entire family. I am also preparing the pandal hopping schedule and making a mental note of things that I am going to eat … Continue reading A Bong and Durga Puja