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The Santa Talk – How to, When to, What to…
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The Santa Talk – How to, When to, What to…

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 09:48 PM
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Having the Santa talk with your kids would be a major milestone and rite of passage – pleasant or unpleasant. I have been facing this question since my child turned 6, about two years ago – Is Santa real? Well, Santa talk – here we go! Call it media exposure, call it peer pressure, or […]

What’s Your Relationship IQ?
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What’s Your Relationship IQ?

Sunday, November 26, 2017 @ 05:20 PM
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Unlike intelligence, your relationship IQ cannot be measured and put forth with a simple score. Your relationship IQ determines the type of partner you are in your relationships. This is because a relationship is a complex of emotions, aspirations, expectations, quirks and two people, who are either too similar and hence vying for the same […]

Choose Laughter over Tears: For this Simple Reason
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Choose Laughter over Tears: For this Simple Reason

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 05:10 PM
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If we were asked to choose laughter before tears, what would we do? We would sit and give ourselves reasons to not choose the former, and then we would cry that life has made us choose the former. Sounds familiar? We were all standing at the entrance of the township, waiting for the school bus […]

Being a Perfectionist – Not Always a Good Thing
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Being a Perfectionist – Not Always a Good Thing

Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 01:40 PM
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What is she doing, asked the the mere mortals watching as she picked one toothpick at a time, placing them on a small plate before presenting them to her guests. Being a perfectionist, said someone. While this may have seemed like an admirable quality, how many times have you come to a grinding halt at […]

Have we Regressed as a Nation? No!
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Have we Regressed as a Nation? No!

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 10:56 AM
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The recent furore over the Padmavati movie escalated to celebrity heights when the lady essaying the lead role condemned us all to a gloomy and doomed fate – we have regressed as a nation, she said. Well, ahem, no we have not. While there are a number of problems that plague us, what we necessarily […]

Me Too – A Sad truth
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Me Too – A Sad truth

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 01:40 PM
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Me too. Trending hashtags may come and go, but there are a few that stay on and rally for a whole new wave of social evolution. Which is exactly what the Me Too hashtag is trying to do. The hashtag is more of a movement which is getting added to thousands (if not millions), of […]

My Tryst with GST
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My Tryst with GST

Monday, October 02, 2017 @ 12:33 PM
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The recent changes in the economy and GST have been nothing short of drastic. The major, sweeping changes were kickstarted by the demonetisation move. Now, with the mandatory Goods and Services Tax that applies on everything we avail and sell, businesses are finding many changes in the way their businesses are now running. I think the first […]

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The setting: global cities like Mumbai and Dubai. The aim: to give voice to the masses in the form of pattern, colour and free flowing goodness! That is the beauty of artist Rouble Nagi’s work. This famed artist has turned the city of Mumbai into a heady canvas of sorts as she portrays her firm […]

Exciting Movie Line Up – Independence Day Special
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Exciting Movie Line Up – Independence Day Special

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 10:53 PM
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I am calling the two latest Bollywood releases this week the “Independence Day” special. While one movie has Akshay Kumar challenging “Shabhayata” in Toilet – Ek Prem Katha, the other takes us into the past with a love story set in the Viceroy’s House. Literally, in the viceroy’s house. A look at the first movie […]

Parenting Mistakes We Are All Making
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Parenting Mistakes We Are All Making

Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 01:30 PM
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When I was expecting my first and only child, I remember being continually plagued with one big fear which hovered over me like a dark cloud – what if I turn out to be a terrible parent? I spent nine months agonizing over my lack of expertise when it came to changing nappies and feeding, […]