Diary Of A 90’s Kid – Monsoons

Image Courtesy: Sajith Nambiar Monsoons offered consistent and meaningful backdrops in the life a of 90's kid. Rain falling on the thatched and tiled rooftops always had an organic quality about it. Image Courtesy : Sidharth Sunil Kumar Our streets gleam and glimmer in the rainwater. Eccentric, orange colored puddles emerge all over the roads,... Continue Reading →

Diary Of A 90’s Kid – Aachi Veetu Adukkalai

Cousins who visit us play their travel history as the trump card and win the much coveted extra preferences from my grandma, Uma Aachi. If the norm is one Chengavarukkai Maanga per person, they are offered atleast about half a dozen or even more on demand. While the pulpy ones are gobbled up right away,... Continue Reading →

Diary Of A 90’s Kid – Summer Vacation

"Yeah. We have enough groceries that'd last for another week. And you?" "Yes yes. We do. Inga nalla iruttitu varudhu..Anga epdi?", mom asked. "No luck yet. Who knows, at this rate the Sun might even melt my organs in a couple of days", I sighed. Although truth to be told, when mom hinted a possible... Continue Reading →

Snippet #33 Just Toddler Things

Visuals courtesy: Giphy, Unsplash I wake up on time, sometimes even before the alarm goes off, just to ensure I'm beside mommy. She is fast asleep. Why bother her? May be I should rip this diaper off myself. PLONK! Upon mommy's cherubic face falls the loaded diaper worth a kilogram, leaving a wet stain as... Continue Reading →

Snippets From “The Absorbent Mind”

Last week, a cousin of mine who is also a dear reader of this blog gifted me a book "The Absorbent Mind", written by Maria Montessori. For most of you, this internationally renowned book needs no introduction. Others (like me) who can only relate the author's last name to one of the most popular methods... Continue Reading →

5 Life Lessons To Learn From Babies

"Babies are like little suns that, In a magical way, bring warmth, Happiness and light into our lives." - Anonymous A baby, apart from being a cuddly bundle of joy teaches us some of life's crucial lessons that we otherwise grope for inside the cranky, yellow pages of self-help books or their contemporary Kindle versions.... Continue Reading →

Snippet #20 Seasonal Impressions

October. The month that inaugurates an extravaganza of festivals until the new year kicks in. I couldn't help but travel back to my teen epoch to reminisce how my favourite festival engraved its fingerprint on my life. When I was a kid, Diwali was the festival, my brother L and I always looked forward to.... Continue Reading →

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