From bearing the pain of childbirth to sacrificing her interests and career, mothers are always projected as a divine being next to god and true it is. But in all earnestness, we conveniently forget dads in the picture. Yes, they don’t go through what we mothers had to go through but their anxiety, heartache, stress … Continue reading Father – The Unsung Hero
Men and women are not equal. Period. Let’s stop saying that and let’s stop justifying that! It just doesn’t make sense. Wondering what I mean?? I mean to say that we are not made equal…we are made to complement each other. If you look around and observe nature, its creations are wonderfully complementary. Every creation … Continue reading Gender Equality begins at home
I wouldn’t say the idea of homesteading just cropped up one fine day…I guess it was dormant for a long time and now the urge seems to be building up strong enough not to ignore it anymore. So just like anyone starting something new, I have been reading up a lot about homesteading and all … Continue reading Homesteading – A dream…
Pongal – A south Indian breakfast staple: This dish though traditionally is a breakfast item, we as a family eat it for dinner most of the times. The reason…well, it started during our 8 long year stay in the U.S. Whenever we went out for a day, we always came back home craving for a … Continue reading Pongal – A power-packed dish
Home-made Pancake Recipe: Ingredients: Maida/All purpose flour – 2 cups Baking powder – 2 ½ tsp Sugar – 3 tbsp Salt – ½ tsp Egg – 1 Milk – 2 cups Butter – 2 tbsp Procedure: Sift Maida and baking powder together using a sieve to ensure that it is evenly mixed. In a large … Continue reading Pancakes: A Sunday Ritual
I didn’t. Most of us think we know what it means when we hear the word spiritual. It generally translates to a person who is getting closer to ‘sanyasa’ which means letting go of attachments towards worldly possessions for the sake of attaining god. This was my perception too…mostly. I mean, I never felt the … Continue reading Spirituality – Now… Do We Know What it Really Means?
As we left Chennai behind and drove towards our weekend retreat, a sense of relaxation started to set in. Now let’s just rewind a couple of hours. Of course, all the things that can go wrong on the D Day took its course. We had packed all the possible things we would need on our … Continue reading Off to the Hills