I’d promised my mom I would paint her something for a while now, and with her birthday approaching, I figured this would be the best possible present for her. I never met her parents (my grandparents), but as I drew their faces, I felt I got to know them a little better.
My mother has always been my most ardent supporter as I took up the pencil (or brush, pen, palette) and as she stared a little in shock at her gift, she taught me in that moment that the greatest joy of creating is that of creating joy.
My Blessing In Disguise Arman was born on the 13th February 2002. He came into our lives a couple of weeks earlier than expected. Weighing in at only 2.05kg with a few medical complications, he spent his first 42 days of life in the NICU. During...