Living with horrible humans.

The horrible humans in our lives aren’t the murderers or the rapists. They usually are the people closest to us – our friends and family. This goes out to all those who have ever been backstabbed. There will be many … Continue reading

The key to being found

I see people lost all the time, all around me, at every turn and corner they stand at. For a little while I couldn’t get my head around what was really going wrong for them. To me it looked like … Continue reading

Teaching toddlers to sit at mealtime

Everyone wants a perfect gentleman at the table, even if he is just 2 years old. I know I don’t want to be the mom whose children stand instead of sit at the table. No one likes that sort of attention. Some days … Continue reading

Getting started: using palette as inspiration

Setting up a room, or an entire house, can be mind-bloggling with a multitude of ideas to choose from. The first post in the newly launched HOME section should be about getting started. How can you make sure these ideas make … Continue reading

Modern tale of a childhood romance

Tomorrow my husband and I will be together for 16 years. My vanity forces me to clarify here that we have been married only 7 years, the rest was a bit of friendship, childhood romance, agony –filled courtship and dreamy-eyed … Continue reading

The mummification is now complete {Love letters to my son}

The transformation is complete. Mommy-ness officially runs in my veins now. Letter#2 to Samar {3-9 months} {0-3 months} I tried. I tried to be objective about you but failed. You taught me that there is nothing like too much love. It … Continue reading

Clearing the clutter

Getting out of town is the surest way of getting back on track. Stronger and more sensible. Mostly anyways. This time when I got back from my French family vacation, I came back wiser. During our short stop at Brussels, I realised that … Continue reading

Humour me dear dumpee

Prompted by the daily post, I began thinking about break-ups. Break-ups are never easy, but they don’t always have to be remembered bitterly. If you have had a hard break-up in the past, try fitting your relationship into one of … Continue reading