Mom or Ma’am?

“Mom, try these cookies I made”, said one of my students bubbling with excitement. “Oops sorry ma’am, I called you mom by mistake”, said my student, slightly embarrassed. I am a teacher and I know that my role needs to follow a different trajectory than being a mother. However, this wasn’t just a slip of …

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As a rule, man is a fool When it is hot, he wants cool When it is cool, he wants hot Always wanting what is not – Benjamin Disraeli Innumerable times told to me by my grandfather, this is a perfect poem to begin the new academic session, which co-incidentally begins on 1st April, celebrated …

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