Courage, Fear, Safety And Things In-between

As a little girl I was obsessed with climbing trees. It was an odd thing to look forward to every morning. But that is what loved. There were plenty to choose from in my neighborhood, and once I had mastered one tree I moved on to the next, more challenging one. My favorite one was a guava tree. The best fruits hung from the top most branches and I did everything I could to get every last one of them before the other kids did. Continue reading

4 Promises, 35 years in the making

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A snapshot of my childhood circa 1980, in a small town in India….I am almost 7, maybe in 1st grade. We live in a two bedroom home with a small backyard. There are several streets in this neighborhood. Continue reading

6 Stages of Tennis Mom Guilt

Case in point: Preliminary Tennis lessons for 5-year-old “Munchkins” at 10.30 AM on Saturdays.

Stage 1: Hope

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