I was listening to a podcast by Gretchen Rubin (author of 'The Happiness Project') when I had an epiphany. In response to a question by the host of the podcast on whether or not Rubin is now happy, she said that most days she is a 7 on the happiness scale, but that it is... Continue Reading →
When Hazel's father called to ask me if I'd be willing to do a Christmas photoshoot of baby Hazel so that he could use the photos to surprise his wife on Christmas, I was totally psyched about it. I think it was partly because I had never done a Christmas baby photoshoot before and so... Continue Reading →
I am a nester. I think it is every introvert's second nature, the first being of course to be left alone whenever an introvert so desires. I think this is the reason why my home is a very private place for me. It is my sanctuary. It is a reflection of who I am. I... Continue Reading →
A year ago today, I was 2 days away from an event that would come to change my life. A year ago today, I was 2 days away from the birth of my son. I know many people do it. Have babies, that is. It is common. It is natural. To me though, it was... Continue Reading →
For those of you who know me well, it would not come as a shock that throughout my pregnancy I felt pretty much detached from what was happening within - it was kind of like an out of body experience that lasted for nine months. As my mother-in-law told me, I went into the delivery... Continue Reading →
People often say that no news is good news. I disagree. No news means you don't know. No news means it could be terrible. Yes, it could be good, but that is not how I am bent. So it could be terrible, and you're going on with life not knowing that an axe could fall.... Continue Reading →
2.52 am, 7/11/2017, Hyderabad It just hits you hard and you fall. Crippled. No one I know has ever been able to prepare for the death of a loved one. Prolonged terminal illnesses and old age may appear to prepare those around one for one's imminent exit from this world, but when one makes that... Continue Reading →
At the end of the day, your hair should be messy, your feet dirty, your eyes sparkling and your heart filled with little moments that took your breath away.