Name Place Animal Thing!

There used to be a wonderful game which we played as kids called 'Name / Place / Animal / Thing". A very simple game probably known to all Indian kids. All it required were paper, 3-4 friends and pens. Someone starts counting the alphabets starting from "a" till "z" silently. Another one would ask the … Continue reading Name Place Animal Thing!

The Moral Dilemma! (The post is not so serious as the title sounds)

I keep on telling my daughters many things like what to do and what not to do. Few of the things which are constant in the household are: Don't watch mobile phone so muchEat vegetablesDon't scatter your toysWhy don't you keep your desks clean? Switch off the TV now. List can go on and on, … Continue reading The Moral Dilemma! (The post is not so serious as the title sounds)

The Happiest Moment for a ‘Middle Class Indian Father”!

Post Related Update : This post was originally written in Jul'21 and now has been peppered with some more nominees, but still the "happiest moment winner has not changed in last 6 months" , read on... Parenthood is full of happy moments which your 'Bundle of Joys' keep providing you. Sometime last week when I … Continue reading The Happiest Moment for a ‘Middle Class Indian Father”!

The Inflection Point!

Certain changes in how my daughters are reacting to things can be best described as Inflection points in their life and for me as dad! First let's go with Suditi ( the elder one). Dad and Mom were discussing about a particular dress that we wanted to buy for her online. We finalized, I was … Continue reading The Inflection Point!

The Most Challenging Parenting Task for me!

Sometimes as parents we realize that a simple task with kids can be a mountain to climb! Things like making them sit silently or making them not fidget with something can be a job in itself. For me personally the most difficult task generally turns out to be tying my daughter Simoni's Hair. A little … Continue reading The Most Challenging Parenting Task for me!

A New Year- Reigniting the Hope!!

We humans thrive on hope and nothing ignites this feeling more than a New Year Day. We believe that as the sun sets on 31st Dec and rises on 1st Jan, the world will turn into a better place! Overtime our kids learn this from us and they also look towards a New year with … Continue reading A New Year- Reigniting the Hope!!

The Christmas Tree Time!

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A lesson on parenting – Raising the White Flag! (Seen in my bachelor days and understood only when I became a parent) !

An incident happened years back during my bachelor days, the complete picture of which I could understand only when I became a parent. It goes like this, I was in one of my early morning business flight (probably from Mumbai to Hyderabad). It was a packed aircraft and I was in an aisle seat towards … Continue reading A lesson on parenting – Raising the White Flag! (Seen in my bachelor days and understood only when I became a parent) !

DAUGHTER NO.2

After hitting the 2500 view mark since I started blogging (good enough for me - that I am able to express myself rather than just thinking about expressing myself), am reposting my first Blog! Writing something after years, and what better than my motivations in life! It’s been three years that Simoni has come to … Continue reading DAUGHTER NO.2

A Decade+1 of Matrimony!

Dear Sutapa, Congratulations to us for navigating one more year (11 years & being dear's) in the matrimony journey. The 11th year has been a challenging one in terms of circumstances and we are not completely out of it. What lies in store as we march in this journey is better left to time and … Continue reading A Decade+1 of Matrimony!

My Funny Takes compilation 2021

Over the year 2021, I have posted many notes on Facebook depicting the funny side of being a parent. Just for posterity compiling all of them together. This post will be continuously updated with fodder that my daughters provide. Everything is Relative!!Good for a 9 year old - Homework done.Good for a 4 year old … Continue reading My Funny Takes compilation 2021

The earliest childhood memory!

Every evening I go for a walk or a run to attempt beating my increasing age. In that solitude when the only person you are listening to is you, I get ample time to think about lots of things. One thought which came across me sometime last week was about what is my earliest childhood … Continue reading The earliest childhood memory!

ROFL moment with my kids!

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Cutest thing in our household!

It was an usual Monday morning, the rush and hustle like every week had kicked in. I was at the breakfast table gobbling up some pancakes and tea. Suditi, my elder daughter was finishing the first online class of day. Many of you who read me would recollect how she joins the first class of … Continue reading Cutest thing in our household!

His Highness – THE BELLY from Kingdom of Fats!

The dark side of travelling with kids 😀😀!

This Diwali holiday, we are amidst a week long road trip (double vaccination done but fear still lingers). The road trip threw up interesting observations where my kids had put up their best "dark side" on display. They ensure you are always late Irrespective of what time you want to leave, they will ensure that … Continue reading The dark side of travelling with kids 😀😀!

The Most Important 5 minutes of the day – Just in time for the morning Online Class!

5 minute left on the clock The sun is spreading it wings and yet the morning chill is becoming more chillier. In many houses the laptop buttons are getting pressed and the eyes are getting rubbed vigorously to kick the sleep out. There is no movement in the our kid's room as someone sleeps oblivious … Continue reading The Most Important 5 minutes of the day – Just in time for the morning Online Class!

The Charm of Hearing & Experiencing new things from your kids for the first time – Money, Festivals, Maturity and Choices!

I was on a week long hiatus from my smart phone (under repair) and work (a week long break to celebrate one of the biggest festivals in India - Durga Puja). This gave me ample opportunities thru out the week to get to hear and observe new things that my kids seemed to have learnt. … Continue reading The Charm of Hearing & Experiencing new things from your kids for the first time – Money, Festivals, Maturity and Choices!

The Art of Posing – Nine Year Old Giving Diva Vibes!

My Nine year old daughter has started giving the Diva vibes and am just loving it. So as we celebrated the 3rd year of Ganapati at our home, Suditi took time to get some clicks in. And here I had a chance to see her Diva vibes kick in. It took quite a few takes … Continue reading The Art of Posing – Nine Year Old Giving Diva Vibes!

The Family Adjustments!!

Our lives are full of adjustments. My experience is that parents and kids are also in regular adjustment mode with each other. While this may sound surprising, but it is quite true! Occasions where kids are adjusting (Yes they Do!) ONE SIZE BIG PLEASE Buying clothes and shoes are probably the biggest adjustments that kids … Continue reading The Family Adjustments!!