‘Today i will take the new Sea-link…and one day I will kiss her while driving on the sea-link’…
He could picture her in a silk gown…looking as ravishing as ever, halter necks really suit slender frames like hers he thought to himself…he could see her skin glistening under the bright lights of the Sea-link…and just under the tallest part of the bridge…he could see him just about to kiss her in the moonlight… Continue reading The incomplete kiss…
We live in trying times. Our children are exposed to concepts and beliefs much earlier than we did. We see music videos of children romancing each other in the school premises. My son doesn’t miss the popular serial that depicts love stories of school-going children. The environment at his school is no different, almost everyday, he comes home with stories of kids hooking up and then breaking up unceremoniously. He is growing…faster than ever…and he knows…everything – EVERYTHING.
I had to stay strong to my commitment of being his best friend and guide him in the right manner. Here is how I did it… Continue reading Stages of Love: As told to my pre-teen (Valentine’s Day special)
Today, as a mother of a growing young boy, I have such a wonderful story to narrate to my son. I am able to guide him properly, thanks to my mom. I am my son’s best friend, only and only because my mother was my best friend throughout college. My definitions of beauty, relationships & interpersonal skills come from my mother. Later, when my daughter grows up, I will be able to be her bestest friend ever – only because I had one in my mother. My mother taught me that love has different forms and languages, one needs to have a clean heart to express it selflessly – without expectations. Continue reading I sailed through my college years on Valentine’s Day: Thanks to my MOM!
To save a few rupees, we end up buying cheaper locks without thinking of the consequences. #HowSafeAreYou campiaign by Godrej gave me a mission to spread the word for Personal and Family safety. Continue reading #HowSafeAreYou: We worry all the time, are we well prepared?
Parents are today picking up their children from the rat race and allowing them to create a race of their own. Such children will create powerful stories for themselves and the world. Continue reading The road less taken: Youth Inc.
She mindlessly spat out the piece of nail that she had been chewing for the past 5 minutes. It flew across the room and landed on the shiny glass table near the sofa. On a normal day she would have hurriedly picked it up before a mother shouted at her. But today, nothing mattered to this 18 year old. Continue reading Gloria’s Quest for Peace: Short Story
We live in an unsafe world. Rape is a genderless issue. It can happen to a boy or a girl. Rape and abuse can be committed by a man or woman. The challenge is to bring up a confident and assertive child despite the dangers lurking around. Continue reading 7 ways to help your pre-schooler combat unsafe situations (read abuse & rape)
Parents struggle to strike a balance between making themselves seem ‘cool parents’ and at the same time disciplining the kids. Here are 9 ways you can save your child’s life while they are interacting on social media: Continue reading Blue Whale is one of many dangers on social media: 9 ways to save your child’s life
Every bit of sarcasm is intentional in this post.
Feel free to add more points to the list. I would love to read what you think. Continue reading 7 ways to destroy your child’s creativity & imagination
When one enlists names of the top business women in India, Deena Mehta’s name appears among the top three. Read this heart-to-heart conversation with her and #StayInspired. Continue reading Meet: Deena Mehta the first lady of Indian Finance
This Lokmat Sakhi session made me sit up and listen. I emerged wiser, armed with vital tips to align my life. Continue reading Celebrating Womanhood at Lokmat Sakhi
Women in Cinematography are often looked at in awe and at times, doubt. Many times, she finds herself in isolation. There was an urgent need to unite women cinematographers across India. Senior Cinematographer, Fowzia Fathima and her fellow colleagues announced the Indian Women Cinematographer’s Collective on March 8, 2017. Continue reading Women Cinematographers unite to change gender perception
Where does one take the patient during a medical emergency on a public holiday? My experiences with private vs government facilities. Continue reading Tight slap to private Doctors & request Modi ji & Fadnavis Sir.
Om Puri was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 1990 and in 2004, was made an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire. Continue reading Theatre & Film Industry pay tribute to legendary actor, Padmashri Om Puri OBE
If you mention ‘Music of India’ to the Youth across the globe, and they mention ”Jai Ho’ with a smile. That’s where ARR has taken our music to :). Continue reading “Oscar winner, A R Rahman is his own competition” says Director, Suparna Chakravarty
Many people keep asking me questions about each social media platform. The number of queries is increasing. This is why decided to write this 10 part series – #SocialMediaSimplified Continue reading Social Media Simplified by Media Strategist, Mayura Amarkant (1/10 series)
I want my shadow back
It was mine, a part of me
Have you seen it anywhere?
Maybe you saw it on your way…
My silhouette, my comrade… Continue reading My Shadow…Have you seen it anywhere?
Kareena has dedicated her life to helping others.She not only pinpoints the root cause of your problem but teaches you coping techniques on solving your problems on your own. Continue reading Heal yourself in 2017 with Chakra Healer – Kareena Punjabi
My son saw it and said, “Mumma, does this mean that your blog can now have branded stationary that people can use?”. I had no answer. My Secret Santa left me with no words. Continue reading This Secret Santa made my blog come alive…
What struck me about her is her straight-forward and no-nonsense approach towards issues. Writing this piece has been an emotional journey for me. Read on and #StayInspired…. Continue reading Pursuing Perfection, every living moment: RENU KAKKAR, Director CSR & Corp Comm, Apeejay Surrendra Group
What is the true story behind a ‘perfect marriage’? Do opposites really attract? Is there a formula for a successful marriage? Continue reading My husband & I are incompatible – Is my marriage successful?
I couldn’t stop drooling when I saw SONAL JAMBEKAR’s Facebook Page: The Annapurna in You . She specialises in simplifying most complicated Indian recipes so that anyone can cook. Her page is a must-visit for anyone who wishes to try their hand at traditional Indian Cooking. Continue reading Delicious Marathi twist to serving drinks. Make Piyush with Home Chef Sonal S. Jambekar
He is one of the forerunners of digital innovations in India. Kwebmaker has grown to a full-service Digital Agency headquartered in Mumbai with branch offices in USA and Denmark. The company has over 2000 clients and 5 global partners in India, UK, Sweden, Denmark and the US. Between 2011 & 2013, it won 4 awards and over 10 nominations. Continue reading Krishna’s blessings fuel my success says Dhananjay Arora, Founder – Kwebmaker
Sarika’s story begins like any of the home-makers around you. But her story doesn’t end as a sad homemaker, here is a woman who made her dreams come true. Continue reading Easy Tutty-Fruity cake: BAKE BY MOMZ’s Sarika Shahu
The mother-son duo share lots of interesting conversations while decorating cakes and cookies. She finds that it is a great way to bond with her son. Continue reading Make Christmas Goodies with your child says TANVI SRIVASTAVA SETHI
As a parent, I completely endorse her views and firmly believe that practicing them will make 2017 a better year for my children. Continue reading 15 Parenting Tips for 2017 by Basantika Bagree Sharma, founder-KIDUCATE
She calls herself a student at Kalnirnay; rightly so because the legacy of the calendar is so rich, it can get overwhelming to understand the nuances. Read on to know more about this prolific writer who is taking her family legacy forward with furore. Continue reading Taking the ‘Kalnirnay’ legacy forward – Shakti Salgaokar-Yezdani
his grilled chicken recipe makes an excellent starter/main course at house parties. Celebrations turn extra special when the finger food is loved by my guests. I read the recipe somewhere and added a few more ingredients to it. Continue reading Self-confessed foodie, Niti Madan shares her favourite Christmas recipe
Read on to know more about how this firebrand not only pursues her passion but also lends her skills to others. Continue reading This Christmas, Homebaker Pooja Jain shares her favourite recipe & journey.