She’s got OCD – it keeps her safe. The world will end if the tendli is cut round, not straight. OCD – it gives her control, There’s so many rules – no one could take over her role.
To be a better wife, I need a husband who’s here. Here, helping at home with the chores, Sharing the work so that I can have more, Giving me time to relax just by being there.
The times without a maid have always been a struggle for me, until recently. We made a lot of changes at home, and I reorganised my workflow, trying different ways, until I found something that works.
So, here’s 8 tips to help you live comfortably without a maid.
She’s new to the building and here’s what they say, She has a career, and is out at work all day. Comes home late from the office, is NEVER around, To chat with the women, when they all gather down.
The sins of the mother, come down to her son, But how long should we blame her for what he’s become? One year of marriage – a journey together, That year during which we learn more about each other. Two years to bend, and to meet in the middle, Three to feel the need toContinue reading “5 Years A Victim”
She’s a wonderful woman – that’s all I can say, Let’s us make our mistakes and find our own way. No protests when we make our housework easy, With routines and ideas that would drive her crazy.
We’re the women who dress up to visit our mothers. We live by our own standards, don’t paint us with your colour. Blow dry our hair and put on our best dress, No it’s not a night out to paint the town red!
She’s like the bottom of the pot, where the spoon scrapes. When there’s less inside, to put on our plates. The bottom of the barrel that bears the pressure, When it’s filled to the brim and there’s no ease or leisure.
Can we call out that woman – the one who hates, Who won’t support her sister until it’s too late. Who gives support to the man who does women harm, Even though she knows he’s the one in the wrong.
Do you want children so quick, or is it the pressure?
From family and friends who really should know better.
Who should let you do things at your own pace,
Take a little time so you have more savings and space.
It used to be Baby, ‘cos they saw I was young,
The one they looked after when her parents weren’t around.
Then, it was Didi – the elder sister,
A young adult woman without a ‘Mister’.
Do women deserve a weekly off, or do they need to pay,
For the sins of their husbands mother,
On that seventh day?
The mother who did what she thought was right,
Who never took a break.
Who was an obedient daughter-in-law, who accepted without a fight.
“Just have a baby, put your child in a creche, and continue with what you were doing before you had a baby. That’s what I did…” That’s what a friend said to me in an effort to pressure me into having a baby! I just stared at her in total shock. I could see howContinue reading ““Children don’t need time””
Buying a pair of jeans in Navi Mumbai is mostly impossible for me. The problem is that i am ‘the average woman’ – busy trying to find that ‘perfect imbalance’ that helps me do the things i would like to, and still manage to do the things i need to, and not always succeeding. I’mContinue reading “Dear Levi’s India,”
You no longer feel like you’re just out of college You are 20 kgs heavier than when you were 20 but you feel very slim You will never have time to do all that you have to or want to You are wise and you have given up trying – there’s a long long ‘To-do’Continue reading “You know you’re 40 when :”