The Unexpected 'Expecting' – Is Everything going to be Alright?

dad and baby

Of course, I couldn’t disclose my secret fears to her because she’s pregnant. Neither could I to anyone else for I will be looked down upon for the father I was going to be or even for the man I was. Even if I share with someone, I will be counter-attacked, “You are going to be a dad, become responsible.” Thus, while my wife, the family and the extended families celebrated the good news, at a secret corner of my heart, I was afraid if everything is going to be alright.

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'The Secret Emotions of Fatherhood' – written by a Mother

Father and son silhoutte

Starting from the 1st of June until the 18th of June, I am plunging into a bold attempt in bringing to light, the emotions behind being a father. I say bold because I shall leave behind the superior tag of a ‘mother’ to explore the deepest secrets of fatherhood.

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X for (e)X Life – Life before motherhood

life before motherhood

I have slept on the sofa with a book on my head and lights turned on till the next morning. There were days when we skipped meals, forgot all about food or simply didn’t care about eating. Once, dinner didn’t strike us until 11 pm. We had to search for late night home delivery food services and finally the pizza boy knocked our door at 12. I wouldn’t proudly justify that I lived my life the way I wanted to. As a matter of fact, I lived without a way to do it then. Life before motherhood didn’t have a structure. It didn’t have a system. It had most of the essential ingredients of life. Yet, it wasn’t right somewhere.

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Magic of Warmth from a Doting Son

“Sorry ma,” he said, with an apprehension of whether his sorry would get accepted. In a moment’s time, I came back to my calm-self. Waiting for this signal from me, he jumped onto my lap and hugged me tight. “I will be a good boy,” his voice echoed into my ears. What magic in this warmth!

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#RightfullyHers

She gave us our name. It’s time we made her a part of it!
This Mother’s Day add your mom’s name to yours on Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp and give her what’s #RightfullyHers

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As long as She’s by My Side….

Photo Courtesy: blogs.walkerart.org (Aparna Ramaswamy of Ragamala Dance. Art and photo: Ed Bock) This heart-warming video reminded me of an incident that happened when I was in class 12. For our school annual day programme, I was selected for a Bharatanatyam dance event. I was one among the ten girls who got the most-desired opportunity to…

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Love in the Air

This video post is a part of the Cupid Games 2015 activity at Indiblogger in association with Close-Up. Video post? Why? What? When I read the notification for this blog activity at Indiblogger, I least thought I could actually come up with a video. To give you a glimpse of the activity, the participant blogger…

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Taking a Love Ride

“This is an imaginary post written for Cupid Games 2015 activity at Indi Happy Hours in association with Close Up.” Photo Courtesy: www.canstockphoto.com I’ve been a member of a popular Bullet Club in the city since six months now. I was only an amateur bike rider until I joined the club. Especially, being a woman…

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Why is it Always Me?

At 9 pm, he announces the meeting he has to attend the next day. That means his white shirt lying in the laundry bin needs to be washed. Yes, by me! He can buy the right washing machine wisely; he can master the manual perfectly; he can fix it up efficiently – but adamantly remains…

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Letting go Diwali…..?

From a month before, I’ve been seeing ads for discounted sales for furniture, clothing, soaps, mugs, hair pins…….and what not?!! It seemed like yet another spike and sell business of these vendors. Nothing did actually remind me of Diwali. From a week before, I had neighbours asking me when are you going home? Are the…

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