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January 5, 2017


We all know that mothers get judged no matter what we do. We also get pitted against each other in Mommy Wars – The breastfeeding Moms vs. The Formula Moms. The Stroller Moms vs. The Baby-wearing Moms. The Working Moms vs. The Stay At Home Moms. Then there are the mom...

January 4, 2017


Being a new parent is definitely a challenge, and the advice of our family and friends is intended to help us deal with this challenge. I agree that sometimes, this is how parents stumble upon the best parenting hacks ever. But I also think that there are no guarantee...


One of the many 'blessings' of becoming a mother is that pretty much everyone thinks that they are entitled to an opinion on your life. The world in general, has an opinion on everything – the way you give birth, the way you choose to nourish your child and the way yo...

December 20, 2016

Modern motherhood has become nothing less than an art form. A mother, ‘the perfect mother’ rather, is supposed to be a nutritionist, a chauffer, an artist, an organizer, a craftsperson and a chef, in addition to making sure that she sources everything organically, keep...

December 6, 2016


My four-year-old daughter was sitting at her desk, carefully colouring in something. I squatted beside her as my one-year-old son crawled around happily beside me. ‘What are you doing, sweetheart?’ I asked. She looked up with a smile and showed me her masterpiece. It...

November 21, 2016


Giving birth is one of the most transformative experiences that can happen to a woman. Your life as you knew it officially ends as soon as you are handed your baby. Though no one disputes this, many are quick to judge the manner in which your baby decides to come out...

November 11, 2016



Most of us have seen that advertisement for a fairness cream (this is the point where I want to start raging about products like those, but I don’t want to digress) where a girl wants to become an air-hostess to become the ‘son’ her family never had. She slaps some l...

November 3, 2016

Sometimes we get so caught up in the day-to-day work of motherhood, that it is hard to gauge whether you are actually enjoying what you do. The thing is that since being a mother is not technically a job, it is hard to actually quantify whether you like what you do or...

October 20, 2016

Bestselling author and columnist and mother of two Shweta Ganesh Kumar pens down the five reasons why Motherhood is not the most important a job a woman can have

October 18, 2016

One of the saddest memories of my childhood was seeing a cousin of mine being beaten with a belt in front of his peers.

There were five of us between the ages of nine to twelve and we were at a wedding. The bride and groom had stepped out of the Mandap to eat and the gu...

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