Blogging at World Moms Blog

Got a bit of news to share! I am now part of a great group called World Moms Blog. WMB is a group of international mothers who share their parenting adventures. Henceforth, you can find my posts there too. Check out my first post at WMB by clicking here.

http://worldmomsblog.com/2011/03/14/indiahow-to-make-or-break-a-kid/

The Family on the Way to Work

Everyday on my way to work, I see a little family staying on the roadside pavement. It consists of a Papa, Mama and 3 kids – a girl, a boy and a baby (I think thats a girl too). They have a small lean-to made from a flex poster of the Congress party and some plastic sacks.

In the morning when I walk that way, the kids are busy performing their morning ablutions around 100 m away from their home, while the Mama is busy stirring a pot over a fire, always with the baby lying across her lap.There are coconut husks and shells strewn at another corner, and it is like the whole pavement belongs to them.

The Papa is sometimes there helping with the cooking, but more often not. Continue reading “The Family on the Way to Work”