‘Maa, why doesn’t Daadi love me like Ruhi? Why was she calling me as black as coal?’, asked 5 year old Rohini from her mother. Rohini lived in a joint family in a small village, where 18 year old girls were married off to older men for money.She had long curly hair with dusky features. […]
Working Woman and Proud Mother!
Year 2010: A usual scene for a fourth year engineering graduate was celebrating after getting campus placement. That’s what I was also doing. I was elated to begin the journey in a corporate world. The excitement of earning salary and ability to spend it all on shopping! The naive me was unaware of all the […]
Forgive or Forgot?
‘Forgive me Father for I have sinned’, said Amber sitting in the confession room of the Church. The Priest sitting on the other side of the division did not thinking it would be any different day. ‘Child, no sin is greater then Lord’s mercy. He forgives us all.’ ‘But Father, I have done something bad, […]
Tips when Parenting does not go as planned!
There is no such thing as Perfect Parenting. It has ups and downs, highs & lows. The child will be unruly & you will be frustrated. These will be days when you feel like failure, take a deep breath and follow these tips. Involve others into parenting It might be the right time to involve […]
How to make your trip baby ready?
Travelling gives you insight to new world and travelling with a baby gives you insights to yourself. You realize your superpowers that were non-existent till now. I have been travelling with my kid since he was around 2 months & over the time I have learnt good lessons. Hope you also find them helpful! Tips […]
5 tips for exhausted parents to be energetic!
Parenting is a 24*7 job for 365 days a year. There are no breaks and you are expected to be on your toes all the time. A child requires constant nurture and attention. The disheveled looks of new parents is a grim picture of their daily life. No doubt the parents are super exhaustive & […]
Parenting mantras for new age parent!
New age parenting in nuclear setup is a daunting situation for any parent. Being away from family and raising your own family requires some patience and tonnes of patience again. Remember all the times when your mother would tell you – “What till you have kids of your own, you will understand!” And, reality is […]