Subha Manoj

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Month: January 2013

Childhood matters when it comes to parenting.

“You have to perform better.” “85% is not good enough!” “Dress better.” “Don’t make a fool of yourself.” “No phone calls from your friends.” “Get up early..that is what good kids do!” “X is better than you.” If you have Read more…


Use this when in DOUBT.

So, Anne Hathaway won the esteemed Golden Globe award for Best supporting actress for Les Miserables. What caught my ears was what she said while she received the award. She said, “Thank you for giving me this blunt object which I Read more…


Yeh hain India meri jaan !

Last evening we were out and what we experienced was the usual traffic jam which is quintessential to Bangalore. While thankfully we started to slide through the snaky vehicles, the opposite lane had begun to form a jam of its Read more…


2012 Highlights: EFFORTS = REWARDS…..really??

HIGHLIGHTS 2012 – POST 3 This post starts with a warning: It is a very subjective topic. This is my opinion which I have formed; with the way situations went down and came way up in 2012. I strongly feel Read more…


2012 Highlights: Relationships too sometimes come with an expiry date

HIGHLIGHTS 2012 – POST 2 Being a single child, I have grown up on a steady flow of friends. They fulfilled all that which the lack of siblings did for me. I guess that is why I value friendships like Read more…


And that is what parenting is all about

I will be soon completing 7 years of motherhood. Yayyy! To say that parenthood has changed me by poles would be an understatement. I have realised my undermined strengths as well as weaknesses. The thing about becoming a mother is Read more…