Cooking – A life skill or a mother’s duty? #ThrowbackThursday 4
Should cooking be considered as a woman’s job and a mother’s duty? Or should it be considered a life skill for man and woman alike? You and I will agree on the life skill aspect but what about scores of people who think it is a woman’s job only.
For this week’s #ThrowbackThursday, I am sharing a short story I wrote 3 years ago set around the above questions.
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A mother and her son were reading a book together. On one page they came across a picture in which the father was cooking in the kitchen and the mother was having breakfast at the table with her 2 kids. The mother talked about the picture with her son. The son promptly interjected, “but the mother should be cooking and the father should be eating”.
This bothered the mother. She realised that her 4-year-old who is still not aware of the stereotypes
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