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A day in my mom’s life… #writingbravely #writetribe

A day in my mom’s life… #writingbravely #writetribe

Morning:

My day starts at 4:30 in the morning. It is in my habit now as I use to wake up at this hour when my kids were in school. I make a green tea for myself and black tea for my husband. I have 4 kids and they all are through with their school life. My mornings are not that busy anymore. I get time for myself. Me and my husband we both find this morning time peaceful.

I am a devotee of Radhasoami so on weekends I go for prayers in the morning. My husband takes charge of the kitchen on those days. He is a good cook. I absolutely relish the break I get from cooking.

Afternoon:

I enjoy watching daily soaps and at times feel that they are part of my daily life ritual. I like to watch serials that have women lead characters. I never use to watch these when my kids were here as I never really had time. Now that they all are settled in other cities I get ample of time to spend as I want to (YAY! to that J ).

Evening:

In the evening I go for a walk with a phone in hand as I know my kids will call. They call me without a miss and if they don’t panic. I know I shouldn’t but there is something that keeps bugging me and I feel calm once I listen to their voices.

My day is never complete till I speak to all four of them. At times when they forget to call, I feel restless and assume the worst. I am getting old and my husband says I get paranoid too easily. On one hand, I am really happy that I get time for myself and can go anywhere I wish to while on the other hand, I miss the time when my kids were little.

Note (From the writer): I asked my mom to narrate her day to me as I want to write about it. She looked at my screaming toddler (she wasn’t able to take the bottle’s cap off) and said: “No wonder you want to write about my day, I am having a better day than you (and started giggling)”…

I am taking part in The Write Tribe Festival of Words #6. 

This blog (Day 4) is written for 6th Write Tribe Festival Of Words – #WTFOW hosted by Write tribe. This Festival involves writing on 7 days on 7 different prompts.

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To read the previous blog of this series click here

kavita

Mom of a beautiful and most adorable baby girl. I am a dreamer and a true optimist with a drop of crazy at heart. I have always been fascinated with the perpetual link of a pen and a heart. It amazes me how beautifully pen can write what heart truly believes. I am a stubborn daughter, pampered wife, doting mother and free-spirited human being. Do not forget to visit www.momtastciworld.com and www.clumsythoughts.com


Reader Comments

  1. When I started reading this post, I was like – she gets up at 4.30 in the morning.. but gradually as I moved through the post I got to know about the real mom of the story. Lovely post. 🙂

  2. Good to read about your mom. Right now her routine feels like the best. But when kids grow up and leave us..I am sure it’s not easy.

  3. Wow… your mom gets up at 430 every morning! I really feel that gen of mothers were very tough! It’s so funny what she says in the end… Full points to her sense of humour! 🙂

  4. Fun to read 🙂 I was wondering how can you get up at 4.30 in the morning. But then saw its your mom’s day in the post 🙂

  5. This is such a light read, i was smiling all the way through this post, my mom is also devotee of Radhasoami and now that she’s retired, she’s having her life’s gala time. But I am her only child, so I keep bothering her now and then. And I can totally understand the evening call time part, my mom would literally shout at me if I missed calling her someday. 😀

  6. Wow!! Even if it was already years ago wherein your mom’s kids went to school, she’s still used to waking up as early as 4:30 in the morning. And it also sounds like your mom didn’t lose her sense of humor. Hihi.

  7. hehe hehe I loved reading your posts Kavita. Moms are super human beings and only they can wake up at 4:30 am for their kids. Proud to know that your father helps your mum in the kitchen and gives her the necessary break.

  8. My baby is only 18 months old but I am already waiting for that day when I can have a calm retired life…haha! Its so lovely that you chose to showcase your mom’s life. And the way you have described her emotions when she doesn’t get a call from you..spot on! Typical moms

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