Showing posts from January, 2018

Booking Nail Spa - for my 8-year-old daughter

You take your little girl to a nail spa, a blow-dry, or buy her fancy dress for every party she attends, the idea of external appearance being SO ESSENTIAL has its own pitfalls. She may be your princess but the world out there has princesses competing to be the QUEEN. DISNEY princesses live in Disney land, not in real life. She can't be a prom queen, she can't live a prom queen forever. But what if you have also played a part in making her believe so? Are you responsible for raising a desperate teen? “People who received a great deal of attention for their looks at a young age are more likely to opt for cosmetic procedures when older. It’s the same in business.”  ― Scott Galloway Dear Scott- And it's the same with LIFE. As parents, if we raise our children looking inwards, the character rather than the appearance, the process rather than ONLY the product, the journey rather than JUST THE destination, in my opinion, we will have some truly rock-solid kid

Surf Excel Hai Na!

The afternoon today arrested me in a wet or not to wet. Downpours are a rare phenomenon here or perhaps not. In my two years, I have seen the rain play more of chess( whenever it comes during the year) rather than soccer. Today afternoon, soccer it was, at the most opportune time- the pick-up time of my son. Being a bike rider, I did not risk holding the umbrella with one hand and riding with another. The chances are dismal, almost NIL that I will meet Shahrukh Khan on my way. No point. Chuck, it. The big jumbo umbrella, I must say, whoever invented that size must have had a big family, came for my rescue, and I started with a bang. Leggings pulled up a little above the knees, house keys shoved inside the pocket, and Adidas shoes for extra grip and protection (considering age ;)) Few steps away, and what stood in front of me were streams of tiny rivers all over. I love America. It was officially dismissal time, so the walking trail was congested with pe