And Then I too left My Girls Alone

Unlike the last 2 years, this time around Teacher’s Day wasn’t even slightly enjoyable for me. Firstly, i was away from my kids and Secondly, It bought back a horrible memory, a memory which i was running away from, a memory which i wasn’t ready to face or accept. It brought it back so strongly…

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Gratitude: Thank you Universe

5 months ago(in December, ’12), i had made a solemn promise to myself, a promise of not applying for any jobs or further studies, which i would have joined way into the future(6 months), just for the heck of having something to fall on post-fellowship. TFI organizes a job fair and helps its fellows with…

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And then I broke Kajal & Sabiya’s Trust

One of my strongest learning in Khushi so far has been the value of keeping one’s word. I have learnt that a person’s reputation is built only and only by one’s ability to follow up one’s words with action. I had heard this truth before but as they say a truth isn’t a truth unless…

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The hypocrisies hidden within

The last 2 months were very tumultuous for me as i was exposed to a lot of negativity while working with the homeless women of Delhi. The struggle they had faced and the fact that HOPE was a word that didn’t exist for them really made me question a lot of my own beliefs in the…

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The final days with my kids

Today while teaching in my class, as i was walking around and explaining to students India’s physical features in SST, i noticed Aman and Sumit playing with each other. They are the naughtiest of my lot. Both of them are heavily pampered by their parents and thus, any attempts on my part to discipline them…

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