Motherhood

a short story about husband and wife distributing their work
Gender Roles
Motherhood
Relationships
The Better Soul

I am so jealous of my wife…

Gently caressing my hair, she leaned over and kissed my forehead causing me to wake up while our son slept to my right. A ray of light from the window gently touched her face that displayed a noticeable calmness and serenity. Today I noticed my wife’s face. Everyday otherwise, I see. My gosh this is […]

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motherhood challenges
Motherhood
The Better Soul

Challenging the Assumptions of Motherhood

This post is all about the NOISE….Noise on Motherhood….the never-asked for, the never-encouraging and yet the never-ending NOISE mothers receive on how to be mothers…oops Super-Mothers. Ah! What an irony. And here I was guessing that 9 months of a hormonal-ly challenged pregnancy, 17 hours of labour, unlimited awake hours, sleepless nights of breast-feeding, anytime […]

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Motherhood
The Better Soul

First-Time MOMS: The not so rosy feeling!

Rest of the time we were either feeding or entertaining or running after our kids. However, while talking to these fellow moms, I realized, mostly we see experiences of mothers who paint all rosy picture of motherhood but there are some ‘not so good’ feelings also attached with motherhood that usually remain hidden deep inside.

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Competitive Mom and the Display Child
Motherhood
Parenting
The Better Soul

The Competitive Mom and the Display Child

I smiled looking at my daughter all dolled up. She was a vision, I tell you. A smile of pride ran across my lips as if it was an achievement for me to dress her up smartly. However, I know subconsciously my mind ran images of everyone looking at my girl and complimenting her. This was my ulterior motive

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Luxury Redefined-Materialistic brands or Time?
Humanity
The Better Soul

Luxury Redefined: The most expensive brands

In the last 4 months, I was constantly reminded of this Coach bag. In these months, as I get hold of being a first time mother, I have met four female house-helps one after another to help me in household work as I give my total time and attention to the baby. All these helps had their own past and as they stayed with me for some time, they shared their stories with me. Every time they told me their story, I found a new meaning for the word ‘luxury’. The dictionary defines ‘Luxury’ ….

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