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Heroic Moms

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"Love for the child can move mountains.”
All the moms would unanimously agree with the above statement. Every mom is a hero whether she has a biological child or an adopted one. As a mother you strive to do the best for your children as you feel that your children are precious and the best of the world is just good enough for them. We go through the “joyful” pain of motherhood with love and pride of being mom. Once a mom always a mom- Life goes on a track from where you can’t take a U turn.
If the days, weeks or years since you became a mother feel like one big blank, give yourself a break. You can forget everything in this world but not the things that are precious: your baby's first smile,  first word, your toddler's first walking step, your 3 year old's first tricycle ride, the adorable look of your 7 year old when he lost his front two teeth, the troubles of teenage….. and the utter joy of being a mom.

When all set for the journey of motherhood, everyone has a bea…

My Hero at the traffic signal.

It had been pouring the whole night. The quilt enveloped the whole wide bed and we curled our toes to the warmth, drawing into the dreamy selves and wished the lazy night will never end.
 The morning alarm rang ceaselessly. Pulling self out of the slumber, I nudged my husband gently on his shoulders to get ready for morning jogging. He opened his eyes for a jiffy and nonchalantly said –“It is still raining. I am going to work from home and will do some yoga at home later.” He snuggled himself in the warm bed and went back to his dreamy slumber. I felt the pinch of covetousness –“Lucky him!! He can work from home.” 
But there is still twenty minutes left for my alarm to ring and nag me. I can still catch some more dreams.!!
The alarm kept ringing unremittingly but only a gentle shook from my hubby pulled me out of my dream. I hurriedly gaped at my mobile and was crestfallen. I was running late; late by 15 minutes, and that is enough to derail everything for the whole day. I jumped o…

Kusum Bua : The unsung warrior

A mother-in-law and daughter-in-law relation has been the most talked about relations in our society since ages. It has got too much of hype and our Bollywood and media has cashed it to the fullest. It is a sweet and sour relation and it depends on one’s luck whether they get more of sweetness or more of bitterness. But without any doubt, this relation makes an important part of a female’s life and effects it profoundly whether she is a mother-in-law or a daughter-in-law.

We have heard a lot of stories about this relation from media and from other sources. We have stories of torturing mother-in-laws and mother-in-laws setting their daughter-in-laws on fire because of dowry. We do have stories where daughter-in-laws exploit their old in-laws. But here I am going to present an unusual story that never caught attention of the media and could not influence and inspire millions across the country as it was never written or told by anyone. This is a true story, which greatly influenced me a …