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Third Culture Kids

Third culture kids (TCK) or third culture individuals (TCI) are people who were raised in a culture other than their parents’ or the culture of their country...

Oinam in 2021

The COVID Pandemic was supposedly getting better but hopes were shattered and the waves started. We started the new year with a gathering of a small group of...

We all got COVID

Amara, Laaija, and Shanta went to Manipur for the Summer break in early April. The COVID Pandemic Second Wave was weaning down in all major cities in India. ...

Oinam in 2020

It started as just another normal year, with a tint of worry about the new of the emergence of COVID-19. Like everyone else, we heard and read of the new sca...

Amara skipped a School-Year

We got Amara admitted to her sister’s school. She was excited and looking forward to it. However, the Pandemic ruined everything. As it worsened, we decided ...

Oinam in 2019

Amara started 2019 with her hair fully-grown and intact. She wants to make-up, tries the lipstick, and believes she can be like her elder sister, and mom. Ba...

Goa in the Monsoon

Like most of us Indians, our family decided to go to Goa during the monsoon (off-season for the usual tourists). The bad part — we decided to drive from Bang...

Imphal Peace Museum

The Imphal Peace Museum (photos) is a World War II museum at the foothills of the Red Hills (Maibam Lokpa Ching) in Manipur, India. It is a living memory of ...

10 years and now she is a ‘Rebel’

She was the cutest and the best thing that happened to me 10 years ago. She changed everything in my life — from the way I drive to the way I treat people to...

The PeppaEffect - British in the House

I was not always comfortable that my first daughter speaks with a British Accent at an early age. It is much better now and is more neutral. It all started ...