Grandparenting is pretty much the same as parenting except that your knees are older, your hearing harder and your wallets larger. The joys of grandparenting are often tinged with aches and pains that are different but yet familiar. Once again baby powder and strollers share space with your perfumes and golf carts. The most wonderful part is that if the kids don’t turn out right, it’s not your fault!


First day of school

The children are really sprouting wings as they begin school

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Running the Race : Winning does matter

Recently Little Po and Ms. Papaya went for a toddlers’ event. The air was festive and the competition healthy. The message sent out to the little ones was that all that mattered was that...

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A Year of Firsts #The Itinerant Blogger

A lot of firsts on a political and personal note too


Life comes full circle #FlavoursomeTuesday

Little Po and Ms Papaya are on holiday. Keeping young children amused is always quite a task. Luckily these two who are only 5 weeks apart, are kindred spirits. They can spend hours by...

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Be with me #GuestPost #FridayReflections

Yay! Glad to share   Yesterday was Dussehra, the tenth day of the Navratri festival. Traditionally it is a women’s festival dedicated to the praise of the mother goddess. It is celebrated in different...

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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.

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Another grey Monday #MondayMusings

Today is another grey day. While I enjoy the overcast sky in the middle of the day, the ambivalent sunshine leaves me stressed – Should I or should I not carry an umbrella? Should...


Makebelieve out of a Box #FridayReflections

She cautiously set her cup on the table and watched the melee in front of her. The three of them were playing a game of Pirates. Luckily none of them had known the horrors...


Cut hair , cut care

When you cut your hair, do you cut your cares ?

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Earth Day – Teach the child and save the world

Children often convince their parents to change.

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