Vinegar as an all-purpose DIY home cleaner

Vinegar: an All-Purpose Home Cleaner

There are so many things that get dirtier with time and hence TWND presents to you a do-it-yourself VINEGAR home cleaner, that you can tweak to suit your cleaning items and include it in your daily home cleaning routine.

Rituals for women at the time of Death, Gender Discrimination

Death: Mourning Rituals for Women

Leaving aside a few exceptions, resistance towards women participating in last rites of their loved ones is not new (check here, here, here, and here). A justification is thus needed on why women’s participation in the funeral traditions of their family members is frowned upon or is confined? Was the murder of daughter Geeta Verma for performing the last rites of her mother justified?

Mothers and Daughters

WANTED: SON (necessary in an ‘equality of women’ society)

How does any family gets completed? Are childless couples or couples who have just one child incomplete in any manner? Is any first girl child destined to be somewhat retard or lacking in intellect? Maybe she can only talk half sentences or make half-sense of the things around her or may be draw a half circle. And that is why a second child is needed…sorry…a second child who is a MALE is needed because only a son can then complete their family.

What is Karva Chauth-A tradition, a ritual or a superstition? Does Karva Chauth needs to be evolved in India? Why do women keep this fast?

What is Karva Chauth- A tradition, a ritual or a superstition?

As I drove through the roads of South-Ex market, I could see the inviting hoardings, advertisements, and offers on clothes, gifts, accessories, make-up, jewelry, and even restaurants to celebrate the occasion of Karva Chauth. It is indeed a huge market, I thought. But why? This year will be my fourth Karva Chauth, but surprisingly my first that is well thought of and researched. I took a U-turn and went straight to my laptop. I wanted to know all about Karva Chauth….why it started? Is it a tradition, a ritual, or a superstition?

Home cleaning checklist for Indian Homes

Home Cleaning Checklist:What all to clean and when?

TWND, after a thorough research, has come up with the first post on Home Cleaning: a Home Cleaning Checklist especially designed for Indian homes. This checklist can serve as a To Do List of what all we can clean in our homes and how often we can clean such things.

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