Oh my! What a lovely pairJust see how much they careI had met them at the fairAnd couldn’t stop but stare They had snacks to shareAnd offered me a pearAn orphan with untidy hairAnd hands oh so bare Sarita@mymamamade.in

The Deadly Pink Weapon

Tongue is a sword it slays, it slanders. It kills everything that crosses its path. In self defence it kills, destroys. Anger and hatred lead it to war. It can protect, it can preserve. Only in right hands is it’s strength worth. Sarita@mymamamade.in

Going back to school

When the kids are homeOr on holidayI wonder when I’ll getSome time for myselfTo just rest my headWith nothing to think of When schools are to openThe realisation dawnsMy life is changingOh! What will I do now?Three hours to myselfA long time at a stretch Should I do my shopping?Or … More

Chicken cheese balls

Ingredients: 500g chicken mince 2 tsp onion powder 1.5 tbsp ginger garlic paste 2 heaped tbsp curd 1 tbsp breadcrumbs Salt to taste (1 tsp works for me) 1 tsp red chilli powder or flakes ½ tsp pepper powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp jeera powder 2 tbsp coriander … More

Valuing trees

It is when the sun shines bright,and the heat drains our energy,that we value the tree in all its Majesty. The ones with the dense canopiesare the ones in demand.Especially if the wait is going to be long. To sit, stand or park ones vehicle,a tree is one that one … More


As I recall our childhood summer holidays I hope our kids get to enjoy theirs as much as we did.  The berry bushes in the dense green foliage on the hillocks may now be replaced by concrete buildings and tarred roads but there is still a little forest cover left. … More

Why do some see kids as a setback?

I agree that having children inevitably implies that we may have to make some major changes to our lives. But, aren’t changes what brought us to where we are today? Change need not be negative.  We, as a family, are enjoying life. Others need not find our life as colourful … More

The perfect world of social media

Social media often paints the most perfect picture of the world.We go online to share our accomplishments, fun times, beautiful perfect happy family pictures, selfies on days we look exceptionally beautiful and happy pics with friends. If it is work related then it will only be work we are very … More

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