Dear Dad.

Butter chicken and naan, That’s what my dad would get me, Every time I excelled at school. Then he would get me books, Any and all, I just had to linger on that shelf. If I looked at a saree too long, He would say “pack it”. I remember I had to choose a third…

Courage is Fear Walking

As children you always look up to your parents as the perfect human beings, they are your personal crisis managers, your A-Team. At midnight, when the monsters come out, they take out their magic wands and chase them away. When they hug you, the world is restored to a happy place. When they say, it’s going…

Parenting through Conversations

I was watching Keira Knightley’s chat on The Ellen Show. Cinderella and The Little Mermaid are banned in her household, the former because a woman shouldn’t have to wait for a rich man to rescue her and the latter because one should never give up their voice, especially not for a man.  They were but…