The question then is, are we the only parents who are trying desperately to break out of gender stereotypes? The answer is no, we have a small and dedicated tribe to call our own and we all are trying to raise gender-neutral kids if not feminist sons.
How to react when my son uses a socially inappropriate word is a parenting dilemma, I come face to face with often.
Bonding with an infant, even if they are your flesh and blood takes time and hard work. Mothers don’t come programmed in understanding the unsaid.
Putting your child in daycare is sharing your childcare responsibilities with a trained professional, not transferring it.
A controversial ‘Marry-your-rapist’ bill will be introduced by lawmakers in Turkey in the Parliament by the end of this month.
One of the main factors which hold women back from going back to full-time jobs is the motherhood guilt.
When you try to get back to your daily affairs with that soft and tender abdomen you feel so alien inside your own body. Routine activities such as getting out of bed, stand up and using the washroom are an ordeal. Coughing and sneezing will hurt. Yes, the scar looks gross.
Will Barrister Babu, set in pre-independence India, be the heartwarming tale of a young girl who wants to live on her own terms in a society which didn’t allow women to have an independent voice?
There definitely has been that one person in all our lives where we have wondered, how did we let them in, in the first place.
What interested me the most is how Jaya keeps trying to find her past in her present, like when she goes to the young kabaddi players sitting at the railway station and is about to introduce herself as a player and the young boy almost tells her off.
It is very easy to look at a stay at home wife/mother as a pampered wife. But is she truly just that?
Wondered why most mothers get drawn into this competition? Is it because we are perpetually worried whether we are able to do enough for our children? And is this constant need to compare and exchange notes just a way of telling ourselves that we are not lagging as primary caregivers?