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#AtoZChallenge Parenting Relationships


Frenemy. Who is yours? #Relationships #AtoZChallenge #parenting #friendships

I first heard the word frenemy three decades ago. I thought the teenager who used it had made it up, and thought it was quite clever, as it made so much sense. But no—it has been used as far back as 1953. The urban dictionary’s top definition of Frenemy is: The type of “friend” whose words or actions bring you down (whether you realize it as intentional or not) The type of friend you ought to cut off but don’t…

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Girlfriends Vidya Sury


The old adage goes that “birds of a feather, flock together”. Maybe. But if you really look around, you’ll find more examples of peaceful co-existence. The variety of people we meet right from the time we begin school in…

Top 7 gift ideas for your special friend

Top 7 gift ideas for your special friend

Isn’t it lovely to receive the perfect gift from a friend? It doesn’t matter if it is a special occasion, or a just-like-that gift—we all enjoy the ideal gift, especially if it is something from our wishlist, or something…

Soulmates Vidya Sury Uma


We moved to Bangalore in 1999. Our son was one and a half years old. Rents and advance money was so high that we thought it might be a better idea to get a housing loan and buy our…

The Gift Of Friendship

The Gift Of Friendship

“I get by with a little help from my friends” – Love the Joe Cocker version. That’s just what I did this week.  Friendship enveloped me with loving care and lots of laughs.  Friends I hadn’t been in touch…

The Red Carpet

Let’s Be Friends

I adore my friends. They are the family I had the privilege of choosing. Today, I have close friends whom I’ve known for several decades. There are some I went to school with and some I have been lucky…