Little Ishav derives maximum joy from sitting on the front seat of the upper tier of a double-decker bus. He sits and just stares at everything the large window offers. Admires the cars passing by, the traffic lights changing, the … Continue reading Story of A Window Seat
This week, our little Arushi turns twelve. And despite this being her final exam week, the focus of the birthday girl is more on the day she would be distributing chocolates in her class. Sharing chocolates is one such rare … Continue reading Story of A bag full of Birthday Chocolates
While Singapore is perceived as (and in truth is) a very expensive city, it also has more than its fair share of events which are not so expensive. Forget tourists, it pains me even when locals aren’t able to find … Continue reading Singapore Must Go Event: Children’s Biennale 2017
Almost all my closest female friends, over the past three decades, have confessed being abused as a child or teenager, at some point. Even that small sample size has convinced me that 80% of Indian ladies have faced some sort … Continue reading Movie Review: Kahaani 2 rounds off a women centric Bollywood 2016
Watch little Arushi (all of 9yrs old) inspiring prospective parents to adopt kids and make this a better world to live in. Held in May 2015, this was at a seminar organized by Indian High Commission and entrepreneur Sreyashi Sen, … Continue reading OUR EXPERIMENT WITH DESTINY PART 4 – Watch Little Arushi’s 1 min speech inspiring parents to adopt
#DrugFreeIndia Late 2014, in one of his initial radio talks (Mann ki Baat) to the public, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had started a #DrugFreeIndia campaign. It seems the movement is yet to take steam as director Abhishek Chaubey’s gripping … Continue reading Udta Punjab should be made part of Class 8 school curriculum under PM Modi’s #DrugFreeIndia campaign
Arushi has always been the ideal child one could ask God for; but till six months ago she was slowly developing resistance to class tests. Getting her to study needed some push, and Hindi (her second subject) was slowly becoming … Continue reading Do marks based incentives work with kids?
God was with us. Firmly ascertained when Singapore government’s favourable decision (to allow us to adopt) reached on an auspicious “Dusshera” day, 2011. Soon, we shared the news with our world – relatives, friends, colleagues and well wishers How people across a spectrum of nationalities reacted … Continue reading OUR EXPERIMENT WITH DESTINY – PART 3 – More power to kids!