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The little girl and her grandma

the little girl and her grandma

I grew up with my grandma and feel absolutely blessed. Not everyone is lucky enough to grow up with grandparents but those who do, will probably agree that it is one of the best things about life and builds so many wonderful memories to cherish. I know I agree. My grandmother was quite strict, but she was also one of those people who believed in the iron hand in velvet glove, and made sure she taught us to do the…

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Memory Lane Villa in Coimbatore
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Down Memory Lane to A Villa In Coimbatore

I was probably five years old when our joint family of 30+ members slowly started dispersing. Marriages, new jobs, job transfers—all the usual things. We lived in Mumbai. My Grandmother’s brothers lived in the family estate very close to…

The Dinner Date #WednesdayWisdom #mindfulness #relationships
Mindful Living Wednesday Wisdom

The Dinner Date #WednesdayWisdom

It was their twenty-first wedding anniversary. His wife suggested that he take another woman out for dinner and a movie.  As his expression turned to shocked surprise, she continued, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves…

Picking the Right Furniture for Your Family #relationships #tips
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Picking the Right Furniture for Your Family

Choosing the right furniture for your family room, den, or living room can take some planning, especially if you have several age groups under one household like ours had. In fact, even with the three of us, we are…