Women aren’t more special

This post is a response to a really interesting post by Vignesh S Raj Women aren’t special. I enjoyed reading it and I encourage you to read it. Vignesh S Raj makes many important points that are worthy of thought and conversations, on the way we shape our roles within the family.

The Free Bird – a sequel to Gonna Fly

This is a lockdown poem, and a take off on a family phrase ‘seen to.’ It’s a phrase in my husbands family that, since marriage is also my family. As in “She can’t go out because she has to ‘see to’ her husband” meaning – do the housework and serve him his food.

Reblog: Self Help Books About Menopause — Tea & Cake For The Soul

Where do you start when there are over 2,000 self help books about #menopause? Here are some of my favourites including useful tips and personal experiences to help you navigate your menopause. Self Help Books About Menopause — Tea & Cake For The Soul A lot of interesting books in the link above. Please use itContinue reading “Reblog: Self Help Books About Menopause — Tea & Cake For The Soul”

Finding Your New Normal Post Surgical Menopause

My new normal after a surgical menopause, and what helped me rebuild my life and find a new normal.

The biggest struggle for many women making this journey, is that those who have been through it aren’t willing to talk. Let’s break this cycle of silence and start conversations, so that women know there’s hope.

Equality – Rest is a Right

Every human being, irrespective of the role he or she has within the family, has the right to rest. I think we can all, no matter where we come from in our ways of thinking, agree on this. Everyone within the family deserves, and should have the right to a weekly off, sick leave andContinue reading “Equality – Rest is a Right”

100% – The Work Of A Home Manager

100% – that’s all the work to be done home management can be fulfilling and fun! But it’s 10% more ‘cos they won’t put things away don’t have assigned chores, but still have their say. Add 10% for customs and traditions that are rigid No longer needed but stay and deprive all in the familyContinue reading “100% – The Work Of A Home Manager”

This Diwali

I shall put on my best dress and stay at home we’ll have our family gatherings over the phone. If we need to go out, we’ll visit the shop pick up some veggies and get a short walk. It’s two zero twenty – time to be with ourselves covid-safe social distancing – let’s make sureContinue reading “This Diwali”