Thud... The sound caught my attention and I opened the door to my son's room. He was holding his favorite red toy car, which was broken now. It was his most precious possession. Tears were rolling down his cheeks. Upon looking at me, he tried to hide his face. My son didn't want to show his… Continue reading Toxic Masculinity: Boys Do Cry And It’s Okay: Guest Post
For the past 3 days I've been out and on my feet. I don't want to be the woman waiting on a husband by the window with a baby in the background, adding the sappy kind of tragic. Ever since I married I made it a point not to dissolve myself in the roles I… Continue reading Importance Of Individuality
"Kaunsa month chal raha hai?" "Bacha ho gaya lekin cravings khatam nahi hui" "You are eating for two now" "Ab thora control karna start karo" If you have been on the receiving end of sentences such as these then consider yourself a victim of Moti-vation. Our gora bhais define motivation as a desire or willingness… Continue reading Are You (Moti)vated? Why Body Shaming Moms Is A ‘Desi’ Sport.
Have you ever waited 6 hours in sweltering heat, suffocating in a small space with an unwilling party of twenty-five sweaty labor men?
Excuse the horrible photography but you really cannot expect an HD photoshoot with an eye catching back drop and a killer outfit, can you? Not when you are on your own figuring how to do groceries while pushing a stroller, carrying a 5KG infant, and ignoring the pain searing from your shoulders along the length… Continue reading Life As An Expat Mom: What No One Talks About
This face will probably (definitely) not win any pageants. It's probably also not going to appeal to a large fan following as a blogger in an infancy stage. But, I would like to muse over self-image a little today. Who you are can only be defined by the definition you choose to put out there.… Continue reading Bare Minimum – Wear Who You Are
Have you ever given thanks to your unnamed family? These are the people who supplement our lives with definition without notice. Your 'laundry man' , the 'grocery store wale uncle' , 'building ka watchman', the 'butcher', the 'maulvi sahab', the unnamed familiar faces who we interact with on a daily basis but never thought about a… Continue reading People Around Us