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Driving, Driving in my car, going really far!!!

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Dearest non- driving moms, Don’t fret over not knowing how to drive. Don’t let it hit your self -esteem and when the other mom asks you – “do you drive?”, don’t get sheepish and wrinkle up your nose with a malcontented smile. IT IS OKAY. DRIVING IS NOT THE KEY TO A HAPPY LIFE or a TESTAMENT TO ONE. I wonder if it even figures in the list. He!He!He!Guess, to some it may. To some, it may not -SO, NO JUDGMENTS.

I know driving. It's just that I prefer1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Special . Below that, it doesn't suit my taste. Yeah! it is 26.4 million $ and hence I have not been driving. You have no idea how misery strikes in life? Ha!Ha!Ha!

Jokes being said, back in Chicago, when I tried to merge onto a freeway, I had my first nervous breakdown and after that I swore to myself that I will drive into anyone’s home but not on a freeway.
Amongst the biggest fears of life, driving figures somewhere on the third place after cockroaches and messing up the Math’s question paper. The first fear I g…

Meaningful Parenting- Did your child lie to you today?

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Preschooler, Elementary school going child, middle school children or high school teenagers---------It really doesn't matter. Lying happens. To us and to them.

THE PRESCHOOLERS The issue of moral development in children extensively researches in the field of Child psychology. It's natural for you to feel upset when you find your preschooler lying to us. You feel that it reflects badly and that you are not bringing him up the right way. But do you need to get distressed over your child’s ‘truthfulness’ yet? No. It’s too early.
BUT Imagination-----You have to differentiate between his actual lying and his imagination. For example- My son often cooks up these stories about how a dinosaur came in his class and all his friends fought them. Many such stories I hear every day, from bugs to cockroaches to lions to dinosaurs. I am glad his imagination is doing the job well. Preschoolers observe the world around them keenly and ‘creative play’, ‘pretend and play’, ‘imaginative story making’…

This Valentine Day- a HEART story-a FART story.

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“I am wondering how will I fart post the wedding? What if he hears? Oouuchhhh! What will he think about me? All the romance will be flushed out right there. So unsophisticated! But, you tell me, a fart is fart is a fart. A body mechanism and how am I supposed to hide it forever?” I looked at my laptop screen in disbelief( Yeah! I was reading -How to have amazing sex every time!) while my bestie poured Harpic around the rim of the commode in our bathroom and mockingly answered “he would also have all kinds of noises coming out of his body, so, just chill!”
I remembered this conversation today, early morning, when I let out the infamous fart while stuck in a yoga pose(Bhujangasan) right in front of my husband, Kuchipoo(his puppy pet name given by me), for 5 years. Because we sit opposite each other while doing these aasanas, it caught his attention for a millisecond and we moved on. The fart disappeared in the humdrum of regular life.
I remembered my days just after my wedding where I wo…

From my bookshelf- The Four by Scott Galloway

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I am not a corporate person. I am an MBA and swam the corporate before jumping out of it gasping for breath and a meaningful life.  I use to be 6 years ago, but the business minds( Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai and Tim Cook) still intrigue me, as I look awestruck at their whale of ambition and scale of success, the vision they have and the confusion they have spread. It is no child's play to say the least. I cannot write anything that does justice to their persona, mind and their business. I can at most write what they have come to mean for an ordinary person with an ordinary life like mine.
I am not exactly tech savvy in the truest meaning of the word. I use technology for enabling me and not in defining my life.
I am not casual about money. 
I quite like the social media platform but have been uncomfortable with our not so responsible social media etiquettes. But, I am no one to judge.
 I am a Major in Psychology, and now a certified Positive Psychology Coach and a teac…