Tag: children

MILLENIALS & BABIES, Two and counting

The Hunt for a Telephone on a Tuesday Afternoon

Looking for a telephone on a Tuesday afternoon turned out to be more exciting than a treasure hunt.

Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

Tie a Rakhi for Coconut Day

Today Ms Papaya will tie two special rakhis for her superhero brothers . Rakhi or RakshaBandhan is not essentially a Maharashtrian festival but like everything else, has become pan-Indian thanks to the cultural invasion of Bollywood. I actually remember celebrating this day as Coconut Day with my home being redolent with the smell of coconut …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

Freedom & Independence Day

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Tomorrow we celebrate our 72nd year of Independence. Tomorrow I will get at least 40 messages wishing me Happy Independence Day. But what does Independence Day  really mean? For most of us, living under colonial rule is just something we read about in history books. But for many people it is a reality they’d rather …

MILLENIALS & BABIES, Two and counting

Earth Day – Teach the child and save the world

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Children often convince their parents to change.

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

EXAMITIS and other diseases #MondayMusings

It’s the last Monday of the month and I’m amazed yet again how quickly it’s gone by. Of course it’s also two days short of a regular 30 day month but do two days make a difference ? A difference to what you may well ask ? It’s to my figures . This month I’ve …