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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.

The Bespectacled Mother

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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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5 lessons I learnt as a mother #MondayMommyMoments

Learning continues for as long we live, whether we acknowledge it or not. And, when you are a mom, your children become the instrumental factor which ensures you get transformed into a completely new and improved version of yourself.

While I was a child, I used to wonder if my mother had some sort of superpowers or if she knew magic because everytime she could smell and unearth our, me and my brother’s, mischiefs. When Dhruv was born, I contemplated Read more…

5 expectations from a homemaker – #Monday Musings

Every role in life comes with a bunch of expectations and so does it for a homemaker.

Who are the ones setting expectations – Both set of parents with one set consisting of the in-laws, the neighbours, the fellow homemakers and so on.

Here is a list of 5 expectations –  Read more…

Cooking – A life skill or a mother's duty?

spices-2548653_1280.jpg

Image Source – Pixabay

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 Read more…

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