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Are You a Bhaiya from U.P.? Stereotyping and Stories of My Life

Are You a Bhaiya from U.P.? Stereotyping and Stories of My Life

I am from Kanpur city in Uttar Pradesh. I am narrow-minded or a wannabe. I curse all the time. I wear garish clothes. I am clueless about the ‘modern world’. I am a driver or a watchman or a laborer. I speak some weird dialect. […]

How to Talk to Toddlers so They Will Listen

How to Talk to Toddlers so They Will Listen

There’s no easy answer to the question- How to Talk to Toddlers but show me a toddler who listens to everything you say and I won’t be impressed. Managing a toddler might be irritating sometimes (or many times 😉) but trust me you don’t want […]

Being Average and Living an Average Life

Being Average and Living an Average Life

‘Perfectly Average’ is a term that I happily associate with myself. Being Average never made me happy when I was younger. I always wanted to do something special, something different but life had simpler plans. Another way to put it is that I didn’t exactly […]

Parenting Style, Achievements, Improvement Points in 2 Years of Parenting

Parenting Style, Achievements, Improvement Points in 2 Years of Parenting

Different Parenting Styles work for different people and I have my own of Parenting my girl. Read on for some real experiences of a mom.

I’m OK with Not Being Perfect

I’m OK with Not Being Perfect

Every person is different and that’s what makes them unique and actually perfect in themselves. The concept of perfection has become so flawed and yet so rampant that many of us have started comparing ourselves to everyone on social media. There are many aspects of […]

How I Discovered Self Love by Shaking Things Off

How I Discovered Self Love by Shaking Things Off

Shake it off, shake it off… Self Love is our first and last love & this song ‘Shake It Off’ by my favourite Taylor Swift speaks my mind. I never fitted in the standards that our society has set for being ‘beautiful’. Being dusky with […]

Mommy Is Tired But Here’s How She Deals With It

Mommy Is Tired But Here’s How She Deals With It

The life of a mom and tiredness are mostly inseparable. Yesterday, a mom sent me a DM on Instagram asking how I am not tired while she feels dull in just an hour. The mom in question is really young and has an almost 2 […]

9 Learnings of A One Year Old Mom

9 Learnings of A One Year Old Mom

Seriously, I am not into learning things I don’t want to but somehow mommyhood has managed to teach me few needed and many not needed lessons. Some are of the life-skill variety and others are just there because I had no idea what motherhood comprises […]

Parenting Books that I Have Read and Enjoyed

Parenting Books that I Have Read and Enjoyed

Reading sounds like a luxury after I have become a mom. I love reading and enjoy fiction the most. Motherhood led me to explore non-fiction with interest. Some might say that you don’t need a book to tell you how to parent. I agree that […]

5 Things I Don’t Want My Daughter to Learn

5 Things I Don’t Want My Daughter to Learn

In my last post, I shared 5 Things I Want My Daughter to Learn. Obviously, there have to be things that I don’t want her to learn and actually there are plenty. Still, like the last post, I just want to share a few gender-neutral […]