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Cashless Hospitalisation – How Does it Really Work?

Cashless mediclaim insurance facility is a great benefit offered by insurance companies and corporates both for their consumers/employees as an option of getting trouble-free hospitalisation where…

English Movie Channels in the World of Streaming Wars…

Trigger: Last week while watching a Bollywood movie ‘Mulk’ over the weekend, I happened to see a promo playing out in the multiplex of Star Movies, advertising…

Men Today…The Real Issue

There is a real issue faced by men today, young and old…The one that no one wants to speak about. Seems irrelevant today but has the potential to snowball into a huge problem…Read on.

Roma

It was a beautiful cottage. Away from the hustle and bustle of the main town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh. “Starry Sky” was built on the green plains with the mighty Himalayas’…

Review of the book “Catalyst “by Chandramouli Venkatesan and why it has the potential to TRANSFORM your career journey.

I have long pondered on this, what makes a great career? Is it a series of jobs that you do in quick sequential succession over a period of years? Or a series of jobs…

Where Do We Come From?

I have always been curious about the origins of the universe and about the origins of humans in particular. The proposed process of evolution of apes into man…

About Me

Son. Husband. Brother. Best Friend. Writer. Traveler. Cricket. Boxer. Someday, a filmmaker. Struggling with my fitness. A big foodie. A media professional. I worship many gods… Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar & Roger Federer are a few of them and I simply love Shah Rukh Khan. I play many roles. But I enjoy being a “Dad” to my 6 year old, the most. And yes, whilst I have named this blog “SoccerDad” I must admit that I hate soccer and have hardly played the game in my life. But there’s a reason why I have decided to call it that. “Soccer Mom” was a label put on married middle class women who were homemakers with a key role of managing the home, kids and taking the kids to their soccer games and other activities. Today’s moms are anything but that. So “Soccerdad” stands for the same label albeit with a twist and an intent to break the prevailing stereotypes attached to men. Today married men and dads, at least most of the ones I know, are very involved fathers and husbands and are absolutely hand-on when it comes to their kids. This blog is about the modern dad. Managing the home & kids and still juggling professional careers is no longer a thing for only women and men today do a spectacular job of the same. In fact, I know many dads who are more hands-on than the moms when it comes to their kids. Through this blog I intend to bring out the adventures of a dad, that’s me, who is trying to make sense of all the madness going on around him and who still tried to stay cool whilst juggling all of the roles above.

I also write. A lot.

And the most important thing, according to my 6 year old son Vivaan, I am the best “BUM CLEANER “in the world!

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