Jolada Rotti #Mother’s Day

Aka Jowar Roti. A flat bread made of jowar flour. One of the staple foods of the North Karnataka region. One that always reminds me of our Belgaum days... of my mother. She had perfected the art of making Jolada rotti. Not an easy feat this. Not even for the natives of the region. Madurai,... Continue Reading →

On this day…

Mother's day was around the corner. And, your mind was full of thoughts. Of your mamma. And, of you becoming a mamma. Oh how you missed her! You had hardly allowed yourself to think about her, about her absence. It had happened on a few occassions though and that day was one such. That was... Continue Reading →

Happy Mother’s day!

... a bit in advance 🙂 And a very happy anniversary to this blog of mine! Glad that it has survived the ups and writing highs and lows that is! Glad that it holds my thoughts and precious moments that I will cherish always.. Agreed that I've not been able to capture each and... Continue Reading →

The parenting jig!!

This Mother's day I'm in a rather introspective mood. The thoughts are abuzz since a few days.. and I was wondering if I should write about this at all or not. In the early years of motherhood I've been very short tempered, easily venting out my frustrations. This was due to so many things going on... Continue Reading →

Ammu’s art..

Ammu's creation for Mother's day! Ammu drew this on her own and coloured it using crayons. The 2 human figures represent me and her 🙂 Linking this to the July Artsy Craftsy at Mindful Meanderings!

Dear Mummy..

I so wish you were here... She loves him, adores him to bits. She fights with him, bickers with him over TV time and the remote. She fights us all... for him... fiercely protects him 🙂 we're not allowed to say anything to him or about him even in passing that she considers inappropriate. In... Continue Reading →

A simple soul…

She was born in a conservative middle class family. She had a flair for learning, and education helped her get out of the shackles of  age old thinking and orthodox customs... She braved all odds and joined work in a place that neither she nor her family had ever heard of, which was a courageous... Continue Reading →

On Mother’s day!

Three cheers to Ammu n Adi...for giving the joys of motherhood...for helping me rediscover my strengths and making life sooooooooo colourful and soooooooo full of life.. Thinking of Mother's day, my mind is filled with mixed feelings n thoughts...memories of my mom and the memories of my own journey to motherhood. My mom's simple joys,... Continue Reading →

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