Lies My Papa Told Me

Papa left first; he headed away to a restful place of no return, to be with the spirits of his brother and his parents, away from the pain he had endured all those years, from the lies he told us to protect us.

I Don’t Wanna Be That Mom

The expectations and reality of being a mom.

Monica Bhatnagar’s ‘Bad Auntie’ Wants you to Have Kids

Monica Bhatnagar’s Bad Auntie really wants you to have kids before it’s too late!

The Stay at Home Mum: Is it Really a Choice?

I started working from home three months after giving birth but was faced a lot of criticism, questions, and comments from stay-at-home mothers.

7 Simple Ways to Raise a Confident Child

Raising confident children is an art that goes against the parental instinct of fixing every problem that our children face.

3 Desi Cooking Recipes Made Simple for the South Asian Supermom

Are you a supermom looking to save time and energy in the cooking department? Then this is just for you with a few recipes that make desi cooking simpler! Moms are able to multi-manage bath time, bedtime, laundry, cooking,

My Mother’s Silver Cupboard Full of Memories

Her memories were locked away in that cupboard. It belonged to her and only her and held only her things. Nobody was allowed to touch it or open it–ever. The keys were tucked in her waist on her sari, at any given time of day or night.

How Boarding School Became a Bittersweet Home Away from Home

I was four years old when I was sent to boarding school.

Love in the Simpler Days: Looking Back at Love Stories of our South Asian Parents

This Valentine’s Day we look back at some South Asian love stories from simpler days of our previous generations.

Dear Mutassan: Reflecting on my Grandfather’s Death, a Year Later

It was a weird thing to see. “Mutassan has passed away,” my dad’s text read at 9:41 a.m. The words just hung there.