Most times Patriarchy creeps up in our homes without us even noticing. The things we say and accept make all the difference. The intensions might be good but how our kids absorb the information is damaging. I have politely smiled many times when I hear such things but now I don't. I always interrupt and… Continue reading Patriarchy Begins at Home
"Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed."Albert Einstein If understanding women is complicated then let me tell you, understanding men leaves you confused. They handle pretty complicated things at work but it baffles me how simple things are… Continue reading Decoding Husbands
As a young mom, I was always expected to finish what my kids left on their plate. It was backed by the thought that the food should not be wasted. Why are the cold, unappetizing leftovers reserved only for the mamas? Why the other family members who love the child not expected to eat them?… Continue reading Why Moms have to eat their kid’s leftovers
Have you ever wondered why most curse words target the women even if they are directed towards a man? The women folk of the family are a symbol of family respect, reputation and status so abuses that target the women, target the family honor. Teri Maa Ki... often leads to a big fight because it… Continue reading Maa Ki Aankh!
Being Social On Social Media Social Media is simply online networking. We show our best and our worst best to engage and start a conversation. While some are socially active online there are many who are not. To each its own but …. 1. When People say “I am on social media just to wish… Continue reading “Social Media is so Fake!”
Gods were on social media Sri Krishna would certainly be well known for his brilliant communication skills and intelligence. He would ace the influencer game and wow the audience with his thought provoking and mischievous content. As a people person Krishna would get along with Gods of all religions and make an impact on the… Continue reading If Sri Krishna was a Blogger.
Real friends are far and few. We might not even get to meet them very often. Social friends are acquaintances we meet socially through our spouse, work or kids. We ‘Friend’ them on Facebook, follow them on social media and eventually call them friends. We spend more time with social friends and understanding them will… Continue reading There are 10 Types of Social Friends
Hello! How are you? I had a very interesting conversation with a friend about husbands. My friend narrated a funny family incident. Recently on her family WhatsApp group, a young married relative sent a picture of Nimboo Pani in a cocktail glass made by her husband. All relatives showered praises on how thoughtful he was… Continue reading Pati Is Not Parmeshwar!
On a high chair decorated with peacock feathers, garlanded and addressing an audience sat a religious leader who said a mind-boggling statement on menstruation. He said that a woman who cooks during menstruation will be born as a Kutri (a bitch) and a man who eats that food will be born as balad (an ox).… Continue reading Karma is a Bitch(Kutri)!
Just browsing mindlessly on Facebook, I watched a video. I recognized the lady. We all do. A mother fighting for justice. A mother who looked tired, a bit defeated momentarily, yet determined to fight for her child. A daughter who was no longer alive but her mother did not give up. I asked myself then,… Continue reading Mother India: Story Of A Mother, Fighting For Justice