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Karva Chauth
Arushi Seth

Karva Chauth: I Do Not Need Your Opinion

It is that time of the year again. Festivities are in the air and everyone around is busy preparing for the festivals. Also, it is that time of the year when social media and newspapers are full of articles questioning the relevance and authenticity of festivals like karva chauth and ahoi ashtami. I have been

Feminism The most Misunderstood Word in the world
Arushi Seth

Feminism: The Most Misunderstood Word in the World

I met someone who read the post on Patriarchy, and asked me, “So you are a feminist?” I looked at him and smiled and said, ‘yes’. He was not expecting the answer and his attitude suddenly changed, and I showed no inclination to continue the conversation. Later, the Thinkaholic in me felt that my reaction

Positive parenting tips for child development
Arushi Seth

Positive Parenting Tips for Child Development

“Learn something from Tanya”. “She is such a good girl and does not throw any tantrums.” “Amayra is so cute and you are so naughty. Why cannot you become like her?” “Look at the marks Malini Aunty’s son has got. Had you worked harder you could have got better grades.”. “Amar is good in sports

Self Care Tips for Moms
Arushi Seth

10 Simple Self Care Tips for Moms

Why am I discussing self care tips for mom? Should I not be talking about how to take care of a new born?  Yes, those little human beings we create need every bit of our attention because it is only the mother understands them. My question is who will take care of this mother? Things

Gender Inequality In India
Arushi Seth

Break the Shackles of Gender Inequality In India: Raise Feminist Kids

Have you ever been a victim of gender inequality in India? Are there any other social issues which upset you? If you ask me, they do. This weekend I managed (that’s the word to use when you have a three-year-old) to see the much-acclaimed movie Article 15 and by the end of it, I had

How-blogging-gave-me-freedom
Arushi Seth

This Independence Day, A Mother Wants Freedom

Freedom has different meanings for each individual. When a mother wants freedom, it is not about her financial independence or freedom from her responsibilities. Freedom for a mother is to be free from the worry of safety and security for her child and ensure the world is a better place for them. Many things happen

How-blogging-gave-me-freedom
Arushi Seth

6 Reasons How Blogging Gave Me Freedom

At every stage of life, freedom has a different meaning. In your teens it might mean to leave the house and start living independently. In college it might mean to start earning and not depend on parents for finance. And when working, it might mean to quit and work on that start-up you have planned.

working mom
Arushi Seth

The Life of a Work from Home Mom

There are many debates about the comparison of a working mom and a stay at home mom. Both have their advantages and disadvantages and I am not going to get into that debate. To each their own. Now there is a new generation of work from home moms who are supposed to enjoy the best

Made in Heaven
Arushi Seth

Life Lessons from Made in Heaven

The talk of the town these days is the web series on Amazon Prime, Made in Heaven. This series has grabbed the attention of the younger Indian audience. The series by the famous team of Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti is getting some great reviews from people all over, while there are many who have

Life Lessons
Arushi Seth

Life Lessons in My Mid 30s

“Time flies, the years go by and life takes its own turns, but the memories remain forever”. Last week was my 36th birthday, a time when I reminisced about the years gone by and the life lessons that have enriched my path so far. Though I did not do anything exceptional on the day, but