Tag: #children

The Jar of Belief

Sometimes the most bizzare situations bring home valuable lessons. The dark abyss often needs just a shaft of sunlight and Voila! The trench lights up instantly. Last evening while watching my daughter participate in a pretend play it struck me how we simply need… Continue Reading “The Jar of Belief”

Book Review- Ebook Carnival (Marvellous Rhymes by Jyotsna Atre)

‘Marvellous Rhymes for children about the Wild’ by Jyotsna Atre is a trove of beautiful rhymes coupled with colourful illustrations. As the title suggests, the poems are all about wildlife. About the Author Jyotsna Atre isn’t new to the world of writing. Some years… Continue Reading “Book Review- Ebook Carnival (Marvellous Rhymes by Jyotsna Atre)”

Lessons from Childhood

When less is more And happiness not just a mere bubble, Laughter is contagious And there’s wind beneath your wings. A dapple of sunlight is easy to gift, And those fist fights last no longer than a blink. When it’s simple to forget Simpler… Continue Reading “Lessons from Childhood”

An Open Letter to My Son

Dear A As I write to you today, I experience a flurry of emotions. A feeling of pride, for sure, for the young teenager that you are and also immense gratitude for the person you have come to become. You are in the final… Continue Reading “An Open Letter to My Son”

Just Being Honest

It was the beginning of a new session in school. Ms Abhilasha gathered her music notes, the ones that she had been using for nth years on end. Today was going to be the first class with III A. Her drill was set. She… Continue Reading “Just Being Honest”

Two Lives

We never know what happens when life happens, unless it actually happens! Today we are so caught in this idea of “myself” that we gradually lose out on our “other self”. It is hard to say whether life is ready to entangle us or… Continue Reading “Two Lives”

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