It sounds so idyllic doesn’t it? You get to spend day in and day out with your kids. Learning from them. Playing. Creating memories you wouldn’t be able to if you were working or away from them. Yes, that is one reality of being a SAHM. But the other reality is the mental burden we… Read More Of Sisyphus and Motherhood
The body takes a good beating when you have a baby. I mean it’s a shock to the system. A slow gradual shock that takes 9 months to manifest but then when it does, your body isn’t the same anymore. Now, some women bounce back quick and look just as awesome post baby as they… Read More Mumbod 2.0
It happens in quite a few households, especially in South Asia. Some of us unknowingly fall prey to it. Some have grown up in households that perpetuate it. And some see all that’s wrong with it but can’t change it. It’s gender roles. Recently, an acquaintance told my husband to stop stressing about his wife… Read More Time to redefine some roles
Recently, my husband and I decided to take an impromptu trip to Georgia. No, not the one in the U.S. but the one in Europe, the one neighboring Russia. It seemed like such an exotic choice. Unexplored, new, exciting. But as family (extended) vacations go, dates are mulled over and apartments are debated on until… Read More Baby Diaries: Georgia (Part 1)
A friend recently asked me ‘So what do you do all day?’ and it got me thinking, what did I do all day? I’m guessing the general perception is that you’re home, you’re in your comfort zone, you can eat 3 meals, watch some TV, read a book, take a few naps and then maybe… Read More Where did the day go?