Monthly Archives: December 2012

Checklist 2012: Did it come true for you?

Stand at the door. Look at me.” Three-year-old Naseem’s instructions to me as she is sitting on the pot in the bathroom. Making faces as she pushes. Doing her job. I stand on the stone threshold, my shoulder resting on … Continue reading

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The Year of Letting Go

First, I called my husband. I gave him the news I had just received. Our home had been burgled. He was away in one place and I was away in another. Our children were with me. I called my father. … Continue reading

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Mera Ghar

Our home got burgled.We were very lucky in terms of how much was saved. And how safe we were. We were all away at that time.I felt very sad. Also blessed…because of the way our friends and family surrounded me … Continue reading

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When did you last go home?

We returned home from the airport at 3am. We were back from our holiday in Goa. Aliza had just turned 1. She woke up as we entered home. Leaped out of my arms. Ran. Pulled out her toys. Touched the … Continue reading

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