Its that time of the year. 8th March. So called International Women’s Day. A day when everyone wishes us a happy women’s day. A day when social media is flooded with messages and posts trying to celebrate women.A day when the same messages supposedly to motivate women keep circulating on whatsapp. A day when everyone, right… Continue reading Women’s Day…Or is it?
Whenever one hears the term ‘fairy tale’ one expects a nice goody goody story with a happy ending. Though most of the popular fairy tales abide by the happily ever after ending the same cannot be said about the overall content which in many ways is not suitable for the age groups that these stories… Continue reading 5 wrongs in kids fairy tales
When I was a kid, I totally enjoyed reading Enid Blyton books. As I grew older, I heard people criticizing them for being sexist and stereotyping girls. I used to wonder what the fuss was about. Today some 20 odd years on as I read out an Enid Blyton story to my daughter, I do… Continue reading Grooming Daughters To be Good Women..
Not sure when woman’s day is but thought of writing this post as a tribute to all the women I know!! The “I” below does not always literally refer to me but to all the women I know particularly my mother, mother in law, my sister my friends and others in my family. Ten reasons… Continue reading Proud to be a woman
Whenever my husband and I talked about having a baby, we always pictured it to be a little girl dressed in a pink frock with matching pick hair band and pink shoes. During my pregnancy, whenever anyone asked me if we wanted a baby boy or baby girl, I used to reply without hesitation that… Continue reading Blessed with a girl