children are humans

Slow-Parenting my Children

Are we all rushing through our children’s childhood? Love is present, but somehow eaten away by this need of getting things done – many, too many things done on a […]

Sun Salutation for Children

Every morning, shortly after waking up, I strike my singing bowl with its wooden stick. Three distinct sounds and my children are by my side, ready to do our morning routine of Surya […]

Few Hours Old Baby

That smell. The powdery, rosy smell of new life. She was few hours old, and I was holding her like a koala on my chest, tummy to tummy. The double rhythmical […]

My Boy Is 10 Today

I remember my younger self, that day. I remember the swollen ankles, the hair in a knot, that sense of destiny coming my way. I remember every details, and in […]

Punishing Children Is Useless

‘I told you many times, put your shoes on, please’. ‘No, mommy!’. ‘We will all be late! Put your shoes on now, or there will be consequences!’. We have all […]