Children

The tall story of a coconut palm & a mango tree.

Once upon a time there was a mango tree growing in a garden. It was a nice healthy tree that bore healthy fruit. Nearby, there grew  a tall coconut palm, its fronds touching the sky.  Every time the wind blew, the mango tree would look at the palm bending gracefully and sigh “I wish I… Continue reading The tall story of a coconut palm & a mango tree.

Children · relationships

How to choose the perfect spouse.

This is hardly a topic young children would be authorities about but obviously they do have an opinion on how to choose a spouse.  Once, many years ago, I was ironing the clothes rather disgruntled with my lot in life which seemed to be one never ending drudgery of housework and more housework. As the… Continue reading How to choose the perfect spouse.

Children · discipline · relationships

Well it’s true #Spare the rod and spoil the child

    For those of you who’ve been following my blog it will come as a relief as it did to us when finally we’ve experienced one week of relative calm . What brought about this sudden change of heart ? Surprisingly, it is nothing unique but the time honoured method of showing the kid… Continue reading Well it’s true #Spare the rod and spoil the child