The traditional bifurcation of roles went by gender that pigeon-holed the job of a mother to pre-dominantly be a home-maker while the fathers went out to fend for their families. While we know that today, most mothers are equal or greater financial partners, this post quarries those quarters of the society, where the old-traditional thinking … Continue reading Gender Bias In Family Roles & Unhealthy Parenting
The flight was about to land and she found her mind embroiled in a volley of emotions, not one in particular that could be discerned...regrets for all the choices of the past mainly involving moving away from the homeland...elation of being able to touch base again...anticipations of meeting all the loved ones she had once … Continue reading The Home Coming…(a fiction)
Post hectic work schedules and non-stop meetings, as I sit back in my cubicle, badly in need of a breather, my hands absent mindedly click away on the laptop, going about the familiar work flows, under the instructions of my brain. But hey!!! Where's the mind? Well, It's kind of lost at the moment, pre-occupied … Continue reading Little memories…huge bliss
After an early start each day, by early evening, my energy to think and function is dwindled down and mind begins wandering around thoughts of things that I could do after reaching home. The office hours end at 5.00 pm and since the travel is far, I choose to leave with my colleagues who use … Continue reading Cooking…a combination of the therapeutic + meditation + art
Children often get into the habit of affixing a relation such as Aunty, Uncle etc., behind the name of every adult they encounter...or, in the Indian culture, so do we lead them to do that, in the process of training them to address everyone respectfully.. Yesterday night, when all three of us i.e. hubby, me … Continue reading The Dilemma of Addressing our Mother Goddess Kaali…
I am not truly aware if this prevails in other parts of the world, but there's a way with the traditional Indian community where children, especially girls, are conditioned to be good right since childhood. Same goes for our daughter-in-laws too - now it follows that a girl naturally progresses to be a daughter-in-law in … Continue reading The Conditioning…Being ‘Good / Bad’ vs Being ‘Right / Wrong’
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