Wedding across cultures

Truths of this Indian life: When a Tambram marries a Punjabi We may be divided by culture, food and customs, but one thing binds all of us: the desire to preserve family ties BRUNCH Updated: Mar 17, 2019 10:41 IST Shoba NarayanHindustan Times Weddings in India are more than rings. They are the co-mingling of two…

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Touch of an angel…or a baby

A minimum of eight hugs a day can make you feel better and behave better.
A touch can make you cry. A touch can give you hope. Just ask my friend, Sara. She adopted a beautiful baby boy who was left, wrapped in a newspaper, outside an orphanage. With limpid black eyes, and skin the colour of coffee, this boy, let us call him Rohan, was bright and alert as he lay back in his crib, staring at the musical toy above him. There was only one issue.

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Parenting Joys and Jolts

Dancing in the rain: the joys and jolts of parenting Children grow up and become individuals, but their essence remains the same BRUNCH Updated: Feb 16, 2019 23:34 IST Shoba NarayanHindustan Times You know what they say when you have young children: the days are long but the years are short. I remembered this on a…

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Secrets of a good marriage

Mending The Cracks: The secret to a long-lasting marriage is understanding the concept of togetherness.
In olden days, most marriages would work because couple didn’t question their togetherness

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Telling the future from your cellphone?

Synchronicity operates on the principle that two seemingly unconnected incidents, upon deeper observation, are connected. Carl Jung and Nobel prize-winning physicist Wolfgang Pauli came up with this idea. Pauli said that numbers spoke to us.

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#MeToo Managing the generations

Ever been on a trapeze? Me neither. But that is how I feel at home these days…  

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