I have been suffering from a viral illness and it's after effects for the last two weeks which have definitely taken a toll on my life . Though most of the time I spent at my mom's place but the mom guilt never let me be in peace . At one point of time ,... Continue Reading →
The ‘Lifafe’ ki rat race!
When you hit the dawn of adulthood , and marriage knocks on your door , you innocently open to embrace love but what you get is a Pandora's box of endless , senseless and useless rituals and responsibilities which the Indian parent has very carefully passed on from one moronic generation to another . One... Continue Reading →
The lazy woman’s guide to being a super mom !
Time and again I am enquired about my routine and how I manage to do so much with my kids and work. Here is a gist of how I, despite being my lazy self manage to somehow do it all , or at least make it appear so 😜. I am a working mother of... Continue Reading →
My womb has worked hard enough , it’s time for you to man up and use a condom!
During my undergrad days in medical school we were taught about endless list of contraceptives , their pros and cons , why some work better while some are just in their experimental stage . For listing purposes , the theory was fancy and an ideal contraceptive was a still a dream . However, at that... Continue Reading →
A letter to my followers on First Birthday of Friday Night Column.
It's our first birthday today and I had planned so many things that I would like to do when Friday Night Column turns One . But thanks to a hectic work schedule, fluctuating availability of house help and a conference last weekend , I have no special preparations for today . Not that I am... Continue Reading →
This Women’s Day : Draft your own fairytale!
This Women's Day pledge to be uniquely You. Do not let definitions of old world fairytales or new school 'progressive' thought confuse you . Neither you require a prince in shining armour to live your dreams nor you need to shun your soulmate to be a feminist. Neither you have to succumb to society and... Continue Reading →
Mothers are primary parent of children globally: Ladies, stop defending your husbands !
Does a father know when and how to shift the child from purées to solids? Unless he is a pediatrician himself. Do Men's washrooms in public places have diaper changing tables ? Do fathers make a whatsapp group with fellow school dads to keep themselves updated about the homework? How many times does your husband... Continue Reading →
#PadMan : the real challenge !
Social media is again armed and divided whether the #padmanchallenge is just a promotional gimmick or does it really make an impact . While I think it does both of these , here is the real challenge every man faces in context of the pad . The real challenge for the common man !My kiranewala... Continue Reading →
I am THAT woman !
When you form a group with others girls and giggle and laugh, discuss everything from politics to pedicures , and you see a girl sitting away and silently sipping her caffeine dose with her eyes straight into the blank space , ...I am THAT girl. When you are attending a wedding and see a confident... Continue Reading →
What ‘moms of girls’ actually do : Busting the myths of gender bias !
Reading through an article on funny things moms of boys would relate to, I couldn't help myself and ponder that it was more about what some moms of boys 'THINK ' moms of girls do differently. So here is a post from a mom of a girl( and a boy ) , explaining our side... Continue Reading →