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Becoming a successful work-from-home mother requires patience and a mindset change

Work from home is WORK! And to have a successful work from home career, you need to have a clear road map.

January 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

These 3 things helped me to loose weight and be strong

Taking responsibility I began my weight loss journey in November 2013. But it took me precisely 15 months to realize that I was responsible for ME! It wasn’t anyone else’s … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · 5 Comments

The Strength Within

The expectation that “a mother knows best” is unfounded!

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Strong Independent Woman

As I scrolled through Facebook today, this image hit home, hard! I had to add it to my timeline 🙂 This is exactly how I’ve been feeling for a while … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Nanny vs Maid

I recently had an interesting conversation with a close family member about my 9 month old daughter’s nanny. Her nanny has been with us for four months now. She’s caring, … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

The ‘mother’ in me

I was reading an essay, “Childless, naturally – Reflections on not being a mother” by Urvashi Butalia yesterday and it brought back memories. I’ve been childless for the longest time – my daughter was … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Insight

You grow up learning, ‘listen to your elder’s advice because they’re always right’ and then life makes a distinction – ‘listen to your elder’s advice not because they’re always right … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Great Start

The yellow and black taxi cruised through the gloomy and lifeless street. Maya sat listlessly leaning her head against the open window. As she turned her face towards the clear … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

That’s life?

‘Damn it! She knows she can’t take care of the baby single-handedly and nor can I. Then why did she have to argue with her and send her away now?’ … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Letter from a mother to her daughter

‘I’m writing you a letter, one that you can read when I’m dead and gone’, she said. ‘Goodness ma, why do you always need to be so dramatic?’ I asked … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

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