Motherhood is a dilemma . It doesn’t start when you give birth, it starts the day you realise you are a woman . The dilemma to be a mother or not. The dilemma to have kids in the 20s or wait for the 30s or what if you aren’t sure till your 40s. The dilemma... Continue Reading →
मेरा भविष्य !
पापा उसे अपना भविष्य बुलाते हैं! क्या दीदी और मैं पापा का भविष्य नहीं बन सकते थे? क्या हम बहनें पापा मम्मी के परिवार को पूरा नहीं कर सकती थीं? जब तक छोटा नहीं आया था , क्यूँ हर Aunty आकर मेरी mummy को लड़का होने का उपाय बताती थीं? मैं चुप चाप सुनती थी... Continue Reading →
The Elephant in The Room – That No one Wants To See
'Unprecedented'... one of the most used words on the internet after the coronavirus pandemic hit the world . The Covid-19 pandemic has shook us like no other event in our lifetimes. People born after 1950s have hardly seen anything like this which has uprooted all possible notions that we held. In these 70 years ,... 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 →
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 →
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 →
The secret to being a superwoman is an inconsiderate husband ??
I recently happened to read an article titled 'Behind every superwoman lies an inconsiderate and selfish man.' Though an archaic, patriarchal and insensitive husband may be the cause behind some women pushing and trying to do everything by themselves but it is not the case everywhere. By such a blanket statement we are undermining the... Continue Reading →
Sharing the Load : The Four Mothers Of My Life !
Life in a joint family is no less than a daily soap opera . Having been brought up in one such family , I never needed much source of entertainment from outside . My house was always full of siblings and the doors were perpetually open for visitors (they still are). I admire my mother... Continue Reading →