Gender inequality exists in India…even today. Social media may go ballistic over atrocities towards women, but the fact remains that behind closed doors, preferential treatment towards male gender still exists.
It was 2 am in the morning. And we hadn’t slept for more than 20 hours now. However, we felt relaxed, happy and blessed. We cuddled our son to sleep. To have a child as a partner and best friend is the most blessed feeling in the world.
Witty, intelligent and balanced, are three adjectives that are most suited to Janhavi Samant, Entertainment Editor – Lokmat. In a heart to heart conversation, she left me awestruck and motivated. This is the second post in the #StayInspired series. It touched my heart, I hope it touches yours too. Read on…
…During this season she loved to go for long bike rides and enjoyed challenging the winds while they threatened to throw the bike off-balance. Her laughter would resonate in the air as she opened her arms and looked up at the sky. While the wind while played with her hair she would thank God for the overwhelming feeling of being loved…
I refuse to be called Aunty by any kid around me.
Several people jeer behind my back. My statements related to this topic have become the butt of jokes in my building as well. They compare me to the famous character in the yesteryear’s serial who kept chiding everyone who called her aunty. The grapevine whispers, “She thinks she is young forever”, “Aunty ko aunty nahi kahenge, toh kya kahenge”, “Jawani eternal” etc.
Are they right?
Do I really have a problem accepting my age?
In 2010, when Abhimanyu turned 5, we told him that the Lord had decided not to send a brother or sister for him. We convinced