It’s been over 10 months our kids have been at home. Parents all over commonly express how this phase has particularly been hard. It’s been tough to manage with no play dates, no summer camp, no park time or external activities or play areas. I also initially struggled with this. However, on a day when my husband and I both… Read More The true heroes – Kids in lockdown
Here’s an attempt to bring a smile to your face and discuss how moms are coping up with lockdown. While I understand it’s been hard for everyone, moms are bearing the biggest brunt managing it all. They are balancing household chores, engaging children with husbands around all the time and keeping up their own commitments. I… Read More How moms have changed before and after lockdown!
I have often been asked if I am a feminist. I believe not only am I one, but my husband is too! What it means is that he believes in equality and treats women with the respect they deserve. We share responsibilities at home. We are raising our son together and divide work related to… Read More Raising a feminist son!
The last thirty years have seen women participation in corporate workforce increase substantially. Lot of companies profess the virtues of diversity and commitment to inclusive hiring with particular focus on women. I wonder though, if this is reduced only to slogans and limited to getting the numbers right? Or are companies truly making an effort to build an… Read More Is Gender Diversity at corporates real?
“You were always so good in parenting, then how did you miss this key aspect” my aunt asked me unapologetic-ally. This conversation is from several years before when my son was just two and we were getting him admitted to a play school. We primarily spoke Hindi to him emphasizing the importance of our regional… Read More Why ditch Hindi to become global?
As the academic year came to a close we went to meet our son’s teacher. Along with other feedback and assessment from the year, she gave us an interesting insight about his behaviour. She mentioned our 6 year old is used to asking others to do things for him. It shook me up a bit… Read More Let’s make a SonRise
Our children constantly keep us on our toes. Sometimes they amaze us, sometimes they embarrass us in public while at other times, they leave us speechless. What is endearing through all of this is their innocence. And ability to speak the unvarnished truth – something that becomes so difficult as you become an adult. Here is… Read More 6 Everyday questions asked by my 6 year old – Sequel
We tend to judge our children regularly and their lives are linked to some tangible or intangible scorecard. What would happen if we asked them to score us instead? How would that report card look like? Here’s a peek into what I think my son would write about me. 1. Motor skills – A Mom is… Read More If my son was to score me!
Our lives revolve around our kids. Parenting is tough and it’s okay sometimes to feel overwhelmed and want to get away from it. Here are some things I do to re-energize myself in the time I get time away from my son. 1. Movies – Nothing can help one unwind better than a good movie… Read More Mommies – here are 5 ways to get recharged!
Many a times, we struggle to make our children eat healthy. My friend and I were sitting at a café sharing a pizza and drinking coke wondering ‘How do we make our kids eat healthier? All they want is junk food!’ We looked at our plates and realized where we were going wrong. I am sharing a few tips that… Read More Making healthy food fun for your child