The last time I wrote anything on the blog was over two months ago. And that too was a 'sponsored' post. Let me break it down to you. Most of the content you see on a blog, if in the end it plugs a certain product, 99 percent chances are that it is paid for.… Continue reading Hulk-Me, SMASH!
The mood around me has been generally sombre this past week. It was a dampening ill health situation at home with the baby and on the national map, the Asifa case has left everyone shocked. I'm not getting into the details of the gory incident. Graphic images and minute details of the whole episode have… Continue reading F for Finding the light | Hashtag Disha
For most part of it, this post will feel like I am talking rather than writing. Consider it that way. I put #BabyHashtag to sleep at least three times a day. There are times when it goes beyond six times a day. Because, sleep regression. But today, I'm writing not because I want to share… Continue reading Watching her sleep
Dear Baby Hashtag,Like how you are crossing milestones by the minute, your mum too crossed hers. My milestones were nowhere nearly as significant as yours but they matter, because they all led me to you. What is crazier is that everything that has happened in the past feels so fresh. Like it all happened yesterday.… Continue reading Y fot Yesterday | AtoZ Challenge
When I was born, relatives looked at me and always said, "Arey, ye toh same Saroj hain!" ("Arey, she looks exactly like Saroj!") For those who do not know, Saroj is the name of my mother. Since birth, I looked like a similar albeit slightly unpolished version of my mother. And my mother in turn… Continue reading X for Xerox copy | AtoZ Challenge
Dear Baby Hashtag,Today, I need to tell you something important. I don't want to sound preachy, yet somewhere in the narrative I will end up sounding like one so please bear with me. I am taking a different approach today. I am not going to thankful or emotional or unbelievably sappy. I will be real… Continue reading V for Virtues and Vices | AtoZ Challenge
Sanskaari (adj) - Cultured and well-manneredBahu (n) - Daughter in-lawSasuji (n) - Mother-in-lawShaadi (n) - MarriageUntil about yesterday, I had decided that today's post would be dedicated to Sarso ka tel because it has played a vital role in Baby Hashtag's well-being. And then, just this morning, I read an article which was so fundamentally… Continue reading S for Sanskaari Bahu | AtoZ Challenge