Hey everyone! Got a mail from this young girl who is going through what every 'working woman married to a fauji' goes through! Your advice can make her life easier... so help out please! Have a look at what some helpful women had to say when I posted this in a Facebook group.
I don't know what is it about taking the love of your life to NDA for the first time that gets all Army officers super-senti. It's a big deal for them. Which is really surprising as very few things come in that category — the big deal category. But it is going to happen some… Continue reading An Army wife’s guide to surviving the first NDA visit
Disclaimer by ACuriousArmyWife: This post is based on real life and real relatives. Buahahaha! 1. Ye furniture army ne diya hai? Our answer: Han ji, see the point is that it is difficult to travel with a lot of stuff every one or two years na. So Army generously provides the basic furniture to everyone.… Continue reading 8 questions your relatives ask when they visit your fauji ghar!
Okay everyone! Help her out. We've all faced this problem sometime.
An army family is going to be on the move all the time. Count yourself lucky if you get 2-3 years of an uninterrupted peace posting. Having met so many defence families, I have come to a simple conclusion -- pati saath ho na ho, black fauji trunks kabhi ek fauji biwi ka saath nai… Continue reading Black Military boxes? No no, I want some colour
After the first part of When Army wives start using fauji lingo (Part 1, read here) was published, I got some useful feedback from Major Sa'ab. He also suggested that I ask other Army wives to contribute the words they use regularly. I asked around on Facebook and found some more such words, which meant… Continue reading When Army wives start using fauji lingo… Part 2
We all had a harrowing time when Maggi was banned. What a relief that it's coming back to reunite with her beloved fauji. I keep reading about how much Maggi means more to everyone that probably a lot of other meaningful things (I am not judging them, cos I am a Maggiholic myself). But Indian… Continue reading 9 Reasons why Maggi and Fauj are made for each other
Kudos to Laxmi Kumari, who won medals for India in Special Olympics recently. FYI, she is a product of the Asha Special Children School, which is run by the Indian Army (or is it AWWA?). I am so proud of her. I also made a mental note to encourage someone to follow in her footsteps… Continue reading Asha School student Laxmi excels in Special Olympics
I received an email in which this question was asked. I was flattered of course, cause if I gave out an I-Know-It-All vibe then I don't blame the poor gal for thinking that I am an expert. Which I am not. So thought, why not post the question here, so that if any of you… Continue reading FAQ 1. Marrying an Ordnance Officer