Here is how an online session helped me be better prepared as a would be mom

I always look fondly at those days when I was expecting my baby. A significant life changing event which made me question myself, “Am I well equipped to deal with this big change in my life? Do I know everything about taking care of my diet, feeding the right nutrients to my baby and getting… Continue reading Here is how an online session helped me be better prepared as a would be mom

Daddy’s Girl #FlashFiction

I looked at little Nysa’s innocent face as she slept in Arjun’s arms, blissfully unaware of everything. Arjun held her protectively in his strong arms, as if shielding her from all things evil. What a tranquil sight this was, of a daughter with a Dad who had not birthed her. My mind raced back to… Continue reading Daddy’s Girl #FlashFiction

What’s your salary? And there begins the long drawn battle of gender pay gap

A good friend who is a CA fresher interviewed with one of the leading companies a few years ago. Someone with excellent academic credentials, smart, savvy there was no doubt that she would slay it. Her compensation was never discussed as the company informed her that this will be known once she gets the offer… Continue reading What’s your salary? And there begins the long drawn battle of gender pay gap

A quick guide on developing good communication skills in your toddler

Being a working mom comes with its share of perks but its also a bumpy ride. While I enjoy the adult conversations and love what I do, its sometimes challenging as a parent. I do focus on spending quality time with my 3 year old. Should a working mom be overridden by guilt? There is… Continue reading A quick guide on developing good communication skills in your toddler

When a 5 year old made me realise all that we talk about equality is futile …

My daughter is 3.5 years old now and has quite a strong opinion on several things. Earlier she would happily bade me goodbye when I leave for work but nowadays she frowns and says “Mumma don’t go to office”. We would usually tell her that Mumma needs to go to office as we need money… Continue reading When a 5 year old made me realise all that we talk about equality is futile …

Varying Emotions #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The day I became a grandmother will be etched in my mind forever- little Dhruv kicked his way into the world after a gruelling 12 hours of labour. I was really angry about this long labour and the agony my daughter was going through but then I heard his wailing and caught a first glimpse… Continue reading Varying Emotions #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Treading a rocky path #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I used to be at my wits end when Nysa was a baby. My days were filled with milk bottles, baby poop, laundry, baby food and vaccinations. I was waiting for her to grow up and go to school so that I could get back to living a life of my own- once upon a… Continue reading Treading a rocky path #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z