The incompetent womb

Her story was very often told in a different light. I didn’t know Raavi, she was just a distant cousin’s wife. Well settled, good looking earning in dollars distant cousin. Someone whose mother in law brags a new bag at every family gathering. And that chocolate loaded fridge in her house had a new world…… Continue reading The incompetent womb

Yes I taught my child to name his private parts

Shreya a mother of a 3 year old consciously taught her son to name his body parts correctly. To be more precise, all his parts correctly, even his private parts. What other option did she have. Those news channels now resembled the episodes of crime patrol on juvenile crimes. Reasons could be many, some said…… Continue reading Yes I taught my child to name his private parts

A letter to the teen ‘ME’

Dear Me, Hi, I know I will sound too preachy right now, but trust me I’m being my honest best. I know Things have been difficult, and you have no one to confide because you think everyone is too judgemental right now. Trust me they are not, specially your mom and dad. They might react…… Continue reading A letter to the teen ‘ME’

Fashion therapy for when you are dead tired from running behind kids

( originally posted on http://www.babyonboard.in) We as women have always taken fashion as frivolous. Sometimes it is our own idea and sometimes it is an opinion fed to us by our near and dear ones. There comes a time in our lives when we experience motherhood, and during that time we are forced to believe…… Continue reading Fashion therapy for when you are dead tired from running behind kids

Self help is the best help; tips to stay sane

When I tried to find synonyms of the word HELP, it turned out to be assistance, to lend a hand, and so on. Then I made a list of people who need my help or might need it in future. While I was about to wind up this task, I occurred to me that maybe a…… Continue reading Self help is the best help; tips to stay sane

Forced marriages in the name of Honor

Often we get confused with the idea of freedom. Freedom to us means what our country attained in 1947, but have we ever wondered about those people who are still waiting for their 1947. A day of pomp and show, a holiday on 15th of August, some cribbing about a dry day and whoop !…… Continue reading Forced marriages in the name of Honor

My son is not my plan B

Very often in the conundrum around us we forget that the kids we have given birth to are not some ornamental plants which should be trimmed and watered according to our whims and fancies. The hobbies we couldn’t take up, the schools we couldn’t go to. The brand name colleges we didn’t make to, are…… Continue reading My son is not my plan B