Empty Nest Syndrome
I wonder, would it still be called "The Empty Nest Syndrome" if the parent birds flew away and left the baby birds in the nest to fend for themselves? This year, my daughter A turned 19, and all our peers with kids of her age are busy getting them into undergraduate university programs, in acclaimed institutions in India and abroad
Not Your Mother!
If a gypsy fortune teller, staring into her crystal ball, 30 years ago, had given me a glimpse into my life as it currently is, I would have, in disbelief, kicked the crystal ball, gypsy, and her tent into space.But in 1990, I was a coy, bookish, introverted, and demure, final year dental school student. At my core, I have always been brutally honest and I tend to tell it like it is but back then I would have been more diplomatic.Academically I was always a good student, and since