Obeying elders is a value I had been taught as a child. I followed it for good twelve years till I began to find it illogical. Most of the ideologies my elders believed made no sense to me. Their behavior in many ways I disliked (even abhorred at times). Most of all I didn’t see … More Why I can’t teach my kids to obey elders
It’s ok. It will be alright’ I said holding my son’s tear stricken face tightly to my bosom. I realized I was saying this more to myself than him. In saying so to him, I was reminding myself that things do fall in place. At times, I would just finish giving the lecture on being courageous … More Raising children is an opportunity to rise in life!
For the longest time I have considered myself unprivileged in terms of education I received. Both my parents barely passed school, college was just a dream they refuse to talk about either out of shame or due to fading memory. Even though they had left no stone unturned to admit me in the best school … More Why it was good to be raised by a pair of ‘uneducated’ parents
‘You will value your parents once you become a parent yourself’ I can’t recall if these words of wisdom were spilled out by someone from personal experience or it is a proverb of modern times. There is a fair chance they may have come from my own mother as a reaction to my tantrums and … More Crushed sabudana dreams