Social Issues

Don’t Condone These Regressive Sexist Comments! Recognize And React

We live in a era of female rights where loud proclamations of reservations and equal pay are rife. But knowingly or not, we are still living in an era where sexist comments camouflaged as acknowledging a woman's eminence. It is high time we grow above these vile, veiled backscratches and see sense.

Self Love

How To Identify And Eliminate Overthinking?

Last few weeks I was facing major writer's block. Why? Because I was stuffing my mind with useless thoughts. I used to go on a thinking spree at the drop of a hat. I continued the trip of incoherent thoughts till I realised that I was overthinking. But I overcame it. How?

Parenting

Taking Care Of Premature Babies – Premature Child Month

Going into premature delivery is not in anyone's hands. No one would deliberately want to take the risk of having a child who is at risk. But what if you have one? How to take care of a premature child?

Family, My voice, Parenting

Traveling With Kids During COVID Times

Covid time have been scary for adults and kids alike. syteeping our with kids is a nightmare. More so, if your child is a naughty little brat. I can understand your. I have been there. I have three little hellions who were ready to burst out at a drop of a hat. And so we… Continue reading Traveling With Kids During COVID Times

My voice, Social Issues

LGBT History Month – How Much You Really Know?

One of the most relevant choices that is coming into the picture of late is the choice of orientation. But we never bothered to look beyond the pride month.  October is LGBTQ history month. It is not some celebration like Halloween that ends once the month ends.

My voice

Are You Giving Space To Your Child? – Imperfect Parenting

You are a new mother. Feeling motherhood for the first time. You want the best for your child.  You make sure your kids don't fall down, hurt themselves, not even a fever while growing up as you are doing everything perfectly for them. They live according to the "perfect routine" you create for them. You cuddle them, kiss them, love them unconditionally. But have you ever thought about what your child wants? They are growing up in the perfect atmosphere you created for them, that they are conditioned to think that this is what is best for them. Your need for perfection makes them incapable of developing a perspective

My voice

How to overcome lack of libido post partum?

You will be shy to talk to others about your changes, which is conveniently termed lack of mood, lack of interest etc. You can ignore this and go on. At some stage, it would be back to normal. But that's not the case always. I have seen many couples drift apart right after delivery and used to wonder what changes after having baby. Now, after going through the travail myself, I know why?

My voice

Real Mom Rakhi Jayashankar On Three Difficult Pregnancies And Unicornuate Uterus

When the three fight, I get frustrated. I used to tell myself that I should never have had babies. I used to say that I just want to sit alone. But you know that I don’t mean any of it. They also know it.Real Mom Rakhi Jayashankar On Three Difficult Pregnancies And Unicornuate Uterus

My voice

Pregnancy before Marriage- righteousness, and pragmatism

This could be an inappropriate post for many. Many righteous beings might find this post blasphemous. Feel free to pass your judgment. As most of you know, I met my husband when I was 16. After nearly a decade long courtship, we married and had our daughter even before our 1st anniversary. She was preterm… Continue reading Pregnancy before Marriage- righteousness, and pragmatism

Parenting, Pregnancy and Motherhood, Relationship

How to be a perfect mother?

Why isn't my child like other kids? Am I a failure as a mother? Am I too harsh? Am I too soft? How can I handle them? Why didn't my child potty train before two? Why is my child a fussy eater and none of the tips I see around work? Some of you would… Continue reading How to be a perfect mother?