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These Moments

RD has gone to Sabarimalai. I get to sleep in the night between my girls with on hand on each of them. Its 1 AM. I finish R2’s hour long feed. I undertake the difficult operation of transfering the brat … Continue reading

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Nine!

Dear RD, Nine has a nice ring to it na. Square of three. Nine lives of a cat. Etc etc. Jeez man! We did nine years of marriage today and no mean feat considering our temperaments eh? As usual I … Continue reading

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Letter to My Daughters – Looks and All that Jazz

Dear R and R2, When Amma was a teenager, Amma was very insecure about her self. Her pimples, her fatness, her looks, her lack of ability to perhaps not be good in everything as compared to her cousins and so … Continue reading

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Risms!

RD, R and I are at the dinner table together which is really a rarity after R2’s birth! RD says something to R and laughs at her. She looks at him exasperatedly and says ‘Appa, why laugh karing? I laugh … Continue reading

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The Fan Girl

She keeps staring at it with so much concentration. If she uses this concentration on looking at an egg, she will create an omelet out of it automatically. She reserves her best smiles for it. Always. She searches for it … Continue reading

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Letter to my Daughters – Education

Dear R and R2, One of most common taglines on T shirts I see college children wearing is “I was born intelligent, education ruined me!” I must admit I quite like that tagline. But that doesnt mean that I believe … Continue reading

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Letter To My Daughters – Career

Dear R and R2 As a working mother, my natural instinct is to tell you girls to work. Like I did in my previous post, telling you to earn your money. By the time your generation starts earning, I personally … Continue reading

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