Children, Fiction, Human behaviour, Psychology

More Than Enough

Subjected to nasty remarks from the moment she could process language, the little girl grew up quite unsure of herself. Everywhere she went, she knew that she wasn't good enough. Every day that she lived, she thought that she was the worst of the human species in every way. When adulthood came, she realised that… Continue reading More Than Enough

Books, Children, Rambles and rants, Writing

Why Books are Awesome 

My beautiful relationship with books began before I could read. I was blessed with a bookworm mother who loved taking me to the public libraries wherever we lived in the United States. Plus, she read books to me every day. Those activities and a house full of books made sure that I'd grow up to… Continue reading Why Books are Awesome 

Children, Fiction

Crazy Veena

It happened again. Somebody in class put the apostrophe in the wrong place and Veena was angry. Her classmates thought that she was a nice girl, but they didn’t understand why punctuation mattered so much to her. “You are not our English teacher,” they complained sometimes. But Mr. Ghosh, the English teacher, supported Veena. “Yes… Continue reading Crazy Veena

Children, Depression, Family, Fat, Fiction, Siblings

Fat Girl

"You are beautiful," her mother tried to make her feel better at home. "You need more confidence," said her brother. She nodded as if she agreed with them. The truth was that she didn't believe her mother and she wanted to laugh at her sibling. She wanted to tell them to put themselves in her… Continue reading Fat Girl