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 →
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 →
‘Whatever You Allow , Will Continue . ‘
Once I was visiting a relative at a hospital who had just had her first child , a baby girl . She and her husband were thrilled to welcome their bundle of joy , but while I was there, an aunty came and said, 'Ladka ho jata to tension free ho jate ' . (You... Continue Reading →
A Waste Of Intelligence?
Recently read this on Instagram. It is a quote by an Italian writer who uses the pseudonym 'Elena Ferrante' . How alluring does it sound- a pseudonym! It's from her book 'Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay' . I was introduced to this writer by the Hindustan Times Brunch columnist Seema Goswami. She is... Continue Reading →