As December approaches, the atmosphere changes. We look forward to “the holidays”…the season of sweets and Christmas carols. We need to remind ourselves that Christmas is because of Christ. I used to wish loved ones “compliments of the season” if I met them after the 25thof Dec. Things changed once I understood that Christmas is … More
I found this sketch I had done while I was preparing for my board exams. It brought back good memories. Luckily for my parents, their children did not need to be told to study. I used to get pretty stressed and my mom, the fantastic mother that she was (and is), helped me divert all … More
Making Christmassy lanterns in red green and white has been a messy yet fun activity. It was a nice way to teach the kids how a little effort and patience can transform common things like fevicol and wool into extraordinary ones like these beautiful lanterns. I make them on our terrace to avoid spreading the … More
When my daughter was around 2 years I started making earrings out of beads, paper, thread, seeds and anything that caught my interest, so as to engage my creative self. Here are some of the earrings I have made.
My children love nature. Animals and birds make their day. Lucky for us, we have a lovely vacant plot (until the owners find a buyer) behind our house that attracts a lot of birds, animals and butterflies. Occasionally we even spot peacocks. Pigs, buffaloes, dogs and cats are regulars. Last week the kids enjoyed watching … More