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Being a winner doesn’t always mean crossing the finishing line first

Off loading her truck laden kind of school bag, she doesn’t seem sad but rather upset and says; “Mumma I can’t fight back I am very short in my class na..my friend helps me she is tall na.. so she can fight..they get scared of her! Yes it’s not easy to digest that, specially words uttered off a five-year-old something when she ends up in a verbal or silly physical tussles. So you must be

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Career Moms Culture Featured India Lifestyle Opinion Relationship Social Values and Norms Top

A rebuttal to a daughter-in-law from a son and a husband

I scrolled through this piece on AkkarBakkar some 10 days back. I felt angry as to how the Internet, something that was supposed to give a life beyond saas bahu bitching, was falling prey to it. I wanted to rebut it then but I did not care much. Today though is a different day. I see my wife sharing this piece on her Facebook profile. This makes me rebut it because tomorrow my sister might

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Career Moms Generation Y Globalisation Top

Global Wellness Day

Eat well, walk more, Stress less, love more. India is a young nation. 65% of us are below 40. Elders numbers are up too. The varishtha-kanistha combo has got to be the basis of our socio-economic policies in all spheres. Equip our youth with the best, shouldn’t mean, they burn out from the nursery schools itself and also force our Sarvashresthas to die in their prime. Think all of you on this planet. Wealth, power

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Sex Education in Schools: A Parent’s Perspective

“The soul is healed by being with children.,” said Fyodor Dostoyevsky the Russian writer in the 1800’s. Even after many centuries, it still holds true. Anyone who is a parent or has been associated with children will vouch for the pleasure we derive when we spend some time with a child. Their innocence I believe is what gives us this pleasure. As children grow older, they tend to know more, want more and hence be dissatisfied more

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Career Moms Featured History Mothers Day Top

Here’s the Original Mother’s Day Message

Philadelphia activist Anna Jarvis (1864-1948) came up with the idea for “Mother’s Day” at the beginning of the 20th century as a tribute to her mother. On May 10, 1908, in what is considered the first Mother’s Day celebration, she sent 500 carnations to Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church, her mother’s church in Grafton, W.Va. (which was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1992). It generated enormously positive response, and after extensive lobbying and letter-writing efforts,

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Aagnyakaari bahu or malicious daughter-in-law

Household chores or job workload? Functions at home or meetings at office? Aagnyakaari bahu or malicious daughter-in-law? There is always a tug of war between these two categories of females. One becomes a sanskaari bahu and the other becomes a selfish and self-centered bahu. The way society has created certain barriers in front of women to stop her doing particular activities, in the same way they have also formed few perceptions for those women who

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My message to the mother, the girl child, and the dad who turned bad!

I am aggrieved having read this. This is my response to that sick father who left a child because she is a daughter. When God creates he creates his image, which is unique, blessed and dearest in his eyes just like him! When man pro creates he claims his place as God and makes insane decisions! Lets not educate ourselves to make a mockery of the what God has given, be it a girl or

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Because I am a Girl

I’m writing this under the cloak of anonymity to protect my daughter’s identity. As much as I’m seeking the intervention of law to seek justice for my daughter, it pains me to see my daughter abandoned by her father, only because she’s a girl. My daughter is too small to understand what is happening around her. But I’m sure the contents of this open letter to her father will echo her sentiments when she grows

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Career Moms Feminism Life Poem Top

Happy Womans Week

I was being me from the beginning Then why turn me to nothing What is it you see wrong To the same world we belong We are children of the same mother Then why treat me like another Making me woman was God’s plan Then why succumb me to your demand. Into this world I was born free Why is it so difficult to let me be I plead..Don’t try me so much That I

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Career Moms Employee Management Employee Retention Human Resource Motherhood Recruitment Top Workforce

Stop Asking Personal Questions to Female Candidates!

You are of the age, no plans of settling down? You have been married for three years; family planning in progress? Asking personal questions to female candidates is quite common in a corporate set-up and what comes as a little surprising to me is that, such actions are considered “common” by most – not only interviewers but even jobseekers. Yes, even today within the workforce, you come across situations where gender matters to a great

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