Plan an Excursion
Plan an excursion with family. Book the tickets just after the vacation resumes…you will be wondering, why am I suggesting to start the vacation with an excursion.
Arts & Crafts Classes
The views expressed are my own, gained from my own experiences and observations. If anything offends you, do share, I am open to corrections and suggestions.
“Love for him did not let her goLust for her did not let him goGradually, Love & Lust UnitedGiving Birth to Faith in Each Other!”
Every now and then, I come across news of marriages failing and people moving out of relationship breaking them forever.
My experience and view say,
“Give time to marriage, initially, Men are hooked to women through lust and love & faith takes time to build and grow. Don’t react if he ignores you at times. Remember, it’s easy to break but tough to build relationships.”
Written for One Liner Wednesday
Musings of Ila Varma.
You can gift her a makeup box, lipsticks, nail polish, fragrance & deodorants, or something new item of toiletries. At times, women sacrifice her choice to run her home, so this time, shower gifts that she yearned to use but could not due to shortage of finances. Her twinkling eyes will share her happiness level.
Varieties of bags and pouches are available in the market. Gift her one that she is useful for her and she can easily carry on her errands and local shopping. Women have weakness to carry her personal things in her bags and purses, so keeping this in mind, choose one for her.
Grown up kids, attend and fulfil her unfulfilled whims and desires. Now, it is your time to deliver.
Count your blessings on this Special occasion of Mother’s Day.
Reciprocation from both the sides was beyond words as we all know, “Actions speak louder than words.”
“A grandparent is someone with silver in their hair and gold in their heart”
I look forward to hear from you how would you celebrate Grandparents Day. Do share a selfie with your grandparents on Sept. 10, 2017 on Twitter or Facebook with #LoveJatao & tag @blogadda to win a goodie from Parachute Advansed.
require less guidance while some are shy and meek and they need more attention from parents.
the same atmosphere has been given the same privileges and comfort…Their characteristics and vital statistics vary because each kid perceives things differently…so it is the duty of the parents especially the Moms to unearth their kids potential and
weakness and deal them accordingly.
vigor and over Extrovert.
that they did not have enough time to spare to delve into such fine details. They had the huge responsibility of extended families, five children and looking after the house.
choose to be…it’s my choice else I am extrovert, ready to pour my ideas and beliefs and even give an uninterrupted sermon where required.
rewarded me with writing skills because whenever thoughts gushed inside me, I poured it raw on the journal and this was my bright side and today I am a gainer choosing blogging as my profession…my been introvert made me Creative.
hamper their personality. Parents need to be vigilant so that the
personality of kids are not at stake.
- If your child is dull and doesn’t want to mingle with the kids of their age group, he needs your attention. Rule out the reason for this behavior and encourage them to be active and participate in group activity.
- Find out their field of interest and encourage them to participate fully. Have open discussions with your kids and inquire if something is bothering them. At times, children don’t open up because of some unknown fear or inadequate knowledge.
- Invite them to your living room when some guests
visit your house and introduce them to your guests, gradually he will develop the habit of conversing with strangers and it will boost their personality.
- Encourage them to participate in the social activity
and give them the liberty to arrange special programs on festivals and special occasion, it will add creativity to them.
- Take them along when you visit your family and
friends, at times, they may be reluctant but slowly it will interest them.
- Fix hours of watching TV and playing games on
Computer because these activities nips the creativity and imaginative skills of a child.
- If he is more inclined in extracurricular activities, encourage them to indulge. Study is important but they need assistance in carving a niche in their field of interest. Discouragement make kids introvert.
- Don’t leave them alone for long hours…keep a watch
on their activities. Time to time, try to find out about the activities of your child at school or with friends, it will help you to know how he is performing with others.
- Keep a silent vigil on your child’s movements. All
things should not be pronounced especially when your kids is approaching teens as they are quite vulnerable at this age and they need utmost care.
- I involved them in all extra-curricular activities and in
- Brushed their skills and encouraged them to polish
their areas of interest.
- Never bullied them in front of other family members, friends or neighbors.
- Whenever I found their energy levels low, I sat
down with them and discussed openly what was bothering them.
blogging. I am in no shape to restart the journey of parenting. Still, I love to cook & bake for them but can’t figure myself running after kids to feed them.
“Motherhood” brings lots of memories with it and I believe those are the
happiest moments of life in the life of a woman. The journey isn’t easy rather
it is a roller coaster ride but we face the upheavals of motherhood with smiles
pregnancy test comes positive, she jumps with joy and start weaving dreams about the
life that she is carrying the womb. She faces lots of mental and health traumas
but she bears all happily just for the sake of her flesh. During those nine
months, her dreams revolve around her baby and watches her movement and kicks
within. She readily accepts the bodily changes with each month.
undergoes nerve wracking pain to give birth but the cry of a baby soothes her
pain and she is overjoyed to see the face whom she nurtured with her blood.
treasures each moment of motherhood capturing in her albums, notebook, tape recorder and in
her treasure box.
each small movement with joy and she is overwhelmed to watch baby growing with
outgrown my lap but still the memories of motherhood are intact and fresh and I
cherish those memories to keep myself happy. Those are the precious treasures
of my life and with each moment, number of stories unfold and it feels as if it
is the incident of yesterday.
before, there was dearth of digital media but the Kodak camera and scrapbook
came to my rescue to store those moments of life.
fond of photography since childhood. When my baby was born, I kept the camera
in my purse and captured each moments into it. In those days, we had to take
prints of the captures so tried to finish the reel in one go as it was
difficult to wait for long. There was curiosity to see them and stick into the
albums. So all memories of my motherhood was captured by Kodak camera and
several albums are stacked in the shelf. Whenever, I feel lonely, I spend time
with the albums. Now I have started scanning them to preserve in my laptop,
because the snaps are losing its sheen in albums.
maintained a scrapbook in which I jotted down my feelings from the day of
conceive till they passed the boards. All the results, moments of pride when
they won contest etc. are preserved in it. When I read them, I feel as if my
kids are around and memories are refreshed.
Since few years, I started scanning the snaps and maintaining a folder of each
year of my boys. Whenever, I miss them, I go through them to recollect memories of the past.
Box: holds their small clothes, the first that they wore and of many other
important occasions. They even hold their toys on which they were not able to try
their engineering, certificates of achievement nicely stacked in files. It hold
the small joys of life.
Recorder: The first word they spoke, the first sentence they learned was
earlier stored in audio-cassettes, which is now segregated in CD’s. Their cute
baby talks evokes positive vibes within me and in my empty nest, I hear again n
again to bring back the reminiscences of the golden days.
lots of memories of Motherhood is stored in my heart and it will always be
intact till the last breath of my life.
thing that happens to a woman is Motherhood and it fills her with unconditional
love and affection.
a Superhero for the kids because at the tender age, what he does for us
seems very Big to us and we accept
him as Superhero and try to imitate
daughter’s affection is more inclined towards her father in her initial years
of childhood and the sons are more influenced by Moms; I think more of
psychology works here…Let’s not delve deep.
senses, I was more a Papa’s Beti than a Mothers and I remember at times, Mom
felt ignored and neglected.
was on tours. I missed him badly and would cry often for my Superhero.
with him and I was pampered by him. He took me along to his office when he was
in town. I accompanied him to market or wherever he moved.
kept his secrets.
home. No one at home had a irk of it. We were in joint family system so my mother
too wasn’t aware though she suspected.
didn’t spill but often blackmailed him for getting new toys or things of my
choice…really, I kept the secret till high school and spelled out to my mother…when
he had left his habit.
delicious items of non-veg…you can say, he was a marvellous cook…I too fond of non-veg foods
relished his cooked mouth-watering foods.
house when I was sleeping and returned when I went to bed…the days he brought raw
non-veg food along, he would wake me up…his one call was enough to bring me
back from slumber…and I would religiously wait for my favourite food that too
cooked by my Superhero.
imitated his dialogues and style (he wasn’t aware of it).
would day dream to drive one day later in life and I did.
Ambassador, at times, when it did not ignite, he would make me sit behind the
steering and he pushed with others to ignite.
scrabble with him and at times, I caught him cheating…it was fair in games.
disciplinarian and his anger was worse.
helped me to get ready for school, polished my shoes, ironed my dresses and combed
my hair into beautiful plaits…it was indirect help to mother but his small acts
made me happy.
its usage and rectified my language. We spoke Bhojpuri at home but he made sure
that while speaking in Hindi & English, the flair of the mother tongue doesn’t comes in.
chores inside and outside home which included managing money, billing of
newspaper & milk and banks, school fees and other bills so that I learn the
value of money and be independent.
that we travel alone…but my Superhero gave the privilege to travel alone when
we were at an age where we could differentiate between good or bad.
them but he was the one who insisted me to prepare chappatis for him…it was more
of an order than request…so there was no option to turn down…now I understand
his motive. He believed that the things people hated to do should practice every
day and gradually the people will start loving…The day, I prepared rounded
chappatis, I was relieved from the duty.
this gave way to writing. He would bring books while returning from tours.
inculcated table manners.
our ideas matched and we celebrated and when we opposed each other, we were at
loggerheads…still the journey was good.
Superhero Dad & Mom.
Linked to #MondayMommyMoments.
they are always there in our life.
and few have limited friends…but friends exists in one’s life.
someone with whom you can spend hours without been judged.
It is said, “Friend in need is a friend indeed”.
can’t be real and you can’t sever ties with the ones who don’t stand by you in
gloom…everything can’t go as per our wish and in maintaining relationships, we
have to be adaptable and adjustable to circumstances.
platform, the numbers have increased drastically.
relationships soon and I continue friendship forever. I acknowledge my friends
and time to time, I knock them, so a relationship is maintained. This virtue of
mine increases my social circle and I give value to my friends.
own siblings differ in so many respects in spite of growing under the same roof
and same set of parents. There are stark differences in siblings, so how can we
expect friends to be like minded…One or two can be a bit similar but all differ
in some respect and the friend circle is carried on well with unlike people.
“LIKE POLES REPEL, UNLIKE POLES ATTRACT.”
kindergarten and I well recognize the potential of all, still I keep my link
seasonal, some are with us for reason and some are unconditional. They stick
with you without any conditions and are mostly there for you.
friendship. They bind throughout life and value the ties of friendship above
all relationships and with them, you don’t need to be formal. You can purely be
yourself without any inhibitions of been judged.
other well and recognizes your needs, moods and your likes n dislikes; even
very clear of your merits and demerits and knows to overlook your minus points
n praise you where you deserve.
silence conveys all. You enjoy each other company and never get bored. You
share each n everything except your BF/GF…wink, wink.
friendship for short period of time. They are rolling stone that gathers no
moss. They move with time and place and adapt well in all circumstances. Till
he is with you, he is totally yours; once he moves out, you will have tough
time to locate him…Enjoy the friendship with these friends but don’t bring your
heart in between these friendships else you will be hurt. They too don’t play
with you deliberately. It is their characteristic of not carrying relationships
for long and they make friends easily. They don’t wish to be stuck, they
believe in flowing with time. Some are there in my friend list and initially,
it hurt me a lot but with experience and time, we learn a lot and I was no
exception. I too learnt the lessons of life in a harsh way and now I try my
best not to involve my heart with such friends…but this emotional do get hurt
at times in spite of been fully conscious.
won’t disclose but when they will move out of your life, you will know what
reason let them stay back in a relationship. You can’t rely on these people nor
can you change their outlook…a negligible part changes if good thoughts descend
on them but it is rare instance. Enjoy the circle and be ready to let it go.
and I carry on the ties overlooking the flaws in the relationships….I love to
share and care and my this attitude has helped me to overcome adversities in
life with a smile. Even if I get hurt, I try my best to find a remedy to it and
ready to patch up and my power has attracted people towards me.
quite younger. Age disparity is there but we tune well in all circumstances.
ready to lecture when I find them in wrong pit and this keeps us lively and
happy. In my group, I have friends of season’s n reasons and few of them have
been transformed to unconditional. My constant yearning changed their hearts
and now they are in my good books.
power of mine has bestowed me with a large circle of social circle and I am
indebted to each one of them.
Hip, Hip, Hurray!!!
Linked with Thankful Thursdays.