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

Que Sera Sera #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The baby is 6 months old today and as I walk out of the house, dressed up in my newly bought “Tommy Hilfilger” formal dress and Clarks suede shoes, it feels surreal. A part of me is apprehensive of leaving behind my precious bundle of joy but the other part is excited to go out… Continue reading Que Sera Sera #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Parenting Woes #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

She kicked her way into this world with aplomb. A 13 hour labour which left me exhausted for the first 2 hours and then came a saviour called “Epidural”. The delivery process was then a cakewalk, literally. I lay in my bed comfortably, laughing and chatting, a part of my eager to catch the first… Continue reading Parenting Woes #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z