Posts Tagged ‘ childhood ’

Gone are the days…


Dedicated to the kids in my life who remind me how far I've come on this journey and how detached I've become from the simple pleasures of everyday living.
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When memories come alive…

Failed Test

I visited my past while rummaging through some drawers in my parents' house, laughing and crying sitting in this time machine.
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Face your fears


Darkness. Heights. Water. Caves. Earthquakes. Lizards. These are just a handful of things I’m afraid of. There was a time when I couldn’t even look at a body of water at night. I’d imagine that darkness and water would join forces and swallow me whole. I’d close my eyes when walking over bridges (‘coz...
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Gift for your baby girl: a breastfeeding doll

baby breast feeder

Yesterday, a friend forwarded a Huffington Post slideshow of the seven most inappropriate toys for children. I was appalled, needless to say, but one that had me going “No way!” at the top of my lungs was this particular product: The Bebé Glotón breastfeeding doll. Who in their right minds would buy a four-year-old...
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The festival of colors

Happy Holi

It’s been more years than I can remember since I played Holi — the festival of colors — celebrated all over India regardless of caste, creed, religion, social status. The festival has strong religious undertones but that doesn’t seem to dissuade Christians and Muslims from celebrating the onset of spring with literally colorful exchanges....
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