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Parenting is: This or That?

Choices

Parenting is love. Parenting is laughter and tears. Sometimes, it’s laundry, and nagging. And at other times it’s a picky eater or picking up toys. But most often, in almost everything, it comes down to be about making choices.  Tough, nerve-wracking choices that demand time and research. When did parenting get to be mostly this…

Should Kareena Kapoor Khan really be the poster girl for pregnancy, delivery and post-partum recovery?

Kareena Kapoor

The title obviously suggests that I think the answer should be ‘No’. For the record, I adore Kareena Kapoor. Right from her silliness in films like Kabhie Khushi Kabhi Gham and Mujhse Dosti Karoge to her characters in films like Yuva and the more recent Udta Punjab, I think there is definitely something about her.…

When the Amateur Cook is The Guru!

Chefs in action

The cult of skilled and purposeful people, by maintaining its stern silence, have few selected members. That this cult survives generation after generation is itself a miracle. On the other hand, talking and laughing mediocrity flourishes. More people are drawn into it. Classicism has limited takers. However, fun needs no force to enroll its members.…

The Day I Found a Genie

Genie

The Genie on TV Back then I was a kid, or probably a teen. The time does not really matter in my story. I used to enjoyed watching the comedy TV series, ‘I Dream of Jeannie.’ Have you seen it? In the story, an astronaut finds a genie in the bottle and the genie granted him wishes. It…