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Go, Fly Son

Few days ago I was discussing with my friend that parenting has become so unfair now. We, parents, make our babies, nurture them, raise them and one day they leave us either for higher studies or for pursuing their careers, or they want to settle down somewhere else. In fact, for parents of a girl child, life has always been mean. With society's convention, girls leave their parents after certain time, no matter how hard this departure is. But soon we realized that it's a natural process. Be it animals, birds or any other creature of the earth, we all are designed to follow this process. And example can be seen around us only. Let me tell you one that inspired me and made me stronger for coming days of my parenthood. 

Delhi is full of pigeons and even the place, where my 2 rooms flat is , is also full of pigeons. You can see them flying around buildings and sitting over sun shades. They keep on visiting balconies of different buildings and many times they make their nests in an…

I'm first a MOTHER

My US clients visited India last month. And for getting along with the whole India team they agreed to go for a team 'Dinner'. I have emphasized the word dinner because it was the best choice for everyone in team except me. I informed my manager that I wouldn't be able to join honorable clients for dinner. With surprise, he started questing me why, how, really? I explained him that I'm a mother of 16 months old baby and I don’t want my son to wait for me until it's something unavoidable. So I skipped that dinner party and I reached home timely for my son. Next day when I faced my clients for a meeting, one of them, Ashish, asked me why I was not there in dinner party. I told him that I am first a mother, then wife and then a software person. So my greatest priority now is my son and I don't want to miss any chance of being with my son after office time. Ashish smiled and said "that's awesome". Perhaps he understood what I wanted to convey.

As wha…