Why we will never call our daughter a ‘Princess’

It’s not because she isn’t beautiful … She is lovely! Her eyes sparkle, her cheeks shine. There is pluck in the way she holds her head. A little defiance, that’s infuriating and yet so endearing.  She moves with confidence and poise. Her gaze seems cool, like she doesn’t care whats going on with anyone, but…

The Perfect Dream

  When you sleep Huddled in bed What is it That you dream of?   The small smile That plays on your lips That one Right there What does that mean?   Is it a friend? Playing a favorite game A song, some birds Do you know their names? Or is it me? Something funny…

weekly photo challenge : (sun)

Child you are the rain shower upon my soul the wind in my sail the warmth in my winter the breeze in my summer the center of  my universe the beacon of my life My Sun! child Probably, the last entry for this week’s photo challenge! But things have been a bit busy around here!…

A post dedicated to “Us” – “The MJ” believers

I wrote this post more that three years back and its obvious it was written in a fit of turbulence. Thought of deleting it permanently as it doesn’t really resonate with me now. But then decided to let it be. This is also important – Where all I have been. a kind of reminder ….

To my son on his 6th birthday!

I remember the day  you came to me.  It was winter and very cold. My mind that day was more on your “didi” (older sister), just a year and half herself,  and at home without me. You came –  a small parcel wrapped up in cloth. I was expecting a shrieking, crying child, demanding to…