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Showing posts from October, 2014

Wall Motif

While ploughing through the test questions, my little princess wrote this at the bottom of the page and announced that she wants these words painted on her bedroom wall so that it will be the first thing that she sees each morning. I am glad that she has found her internal compass in life. It is truly a reminder of what living means.

A Time For Everything

When my princess was still little, I would always tell her that there is always a time for everything. Time for nap, time for play, time for meals, time for whatever-you-do-growing-up. Now that she is all of nine years, she still needs to be reminded of this from time to time but less than previously. Looking at her growing up, I wonder if there is a better way to bring her up and if I am making a muck of things with her life. Pondering over such questions gives me gastric attacks and makes me sigh deeply. There are so many things that I can think of right this moment when I could have been a better parent to her and how I have failed her in many ways when the push came to shove. But as only a daughter can, she sees no wrong in all I have done. Knowing this makes the burden heavier to bear. And as only a mother can, no burden of hers is too heavy to bear. Just as I told her there is time for everything, the time has come for me as well. Now it is my time to step up to the plate