With over 200 published stories, Rashmi is a lawyer-turned-writer, who has always given in to the lure of the written word. With three anthologies under her belt, and her blogs and articles on positive parenting, relationships, books, and humour, published in several publications; she is always on the lookout for the next best story. When not writing, she can always be found with her nose in a book. You can tweet to her at @Rashmisspace
It's just… too much, some days. Most days. Resulting in me getting nothing done. No work. No stories. There is barely a thought I can keep straight in my head.
But I needed him to change his mind. I still loved him, see? And I owed it to you to make that effort. Still believing I could save my marriage, I called Jack’s sister. But what Leda told me, shocked me even more.
I care about people who do not come from a background like mine. I care about people who are worthy, who belong, but are not afforded the same opportunities as me. And you know what? This is precious to me, Maahi.
International Women's Day. The one day in the year women get sent discounts of all kinds. But does anyone really think of what I want, need, wish for?
She has a child next to her. I have one too. Mine sits in the passenger seat next to me. On our way back from school. Full of stories that I have for the moment stopped listening to. Because I am looking at that other mother.
Indian women's cricket has come a long way, but there is very little written about them. Does Free Hit: The Story of Women's Cricket in India deliver?
They had also found, that the mother had undone her seatbelt and wrapped herself around Mia’s head and upper body, taking the full impact on herself, letting Mia survive, with relatively less serious injuries. Our Muse of the Month series this year focus on stories that pass the Bechdel test, and are written on inspiration […]
"What do I make /pack for breakfast/ lunch/ dinner that is nutritious and junior will eat?" is one of the biggest everyday worry of a parent. Here are some easy tips to follow.
The story of Bernadette Fox in Where Did You Go Bernadette will resonate with all married women who are taken for granted as just moms and homemakers.
As for herself, Sarita had a lot of questions for Mai, but something in her mother’s expression had stopped her from asking her why she was here or how long she planned to be here.
It doesn’t bog me down. In fact, I have come to believe, that maybe I was born to Mother, just so I could make her understand exactly this.
Every one of us has often stood in front of an open fridge wondering - what do I cook for dinner today? Here is just such a rib tickling personal story!
So her refusing the title part in the school play was news to Meera. She turned to look at Pari, and asked her in their secret language, what’s all this about?
Namita Waikar works with PARI to preserve the cultural heritage of grindmill songs, that is dying out with the older women of rural Maharashtra.
And where did that leave me? I was just a teenager, Ma, who needed her mother, like normal girls do; but you were not like any normal mother!
When the husband steps in to take over work traditionally deemed women's - in the kitchen, or taking care of kids, what does really happen? A funny story.
#MeToo shows the all-pervasiveness of sexual harassment, but we all need to decide to speak up to nail the perpetrators, who still remain anonymous.
They have a lot to catch up on. They have both come very far indeed from that unfulfilled young dream. They have both led their separate lives.
I am thinking I will really go to this meet. And I will speak. Not merely to have a good time or to network. But because I really think it is essential that I should speak about it.
And in any case what do you care who will think what? All that matters is what you want to do. Leave them be. They can think whatever they want. Doesn't affect you!
When she mentioned the symptoms of PPD and told him how she was an emotional wreck during that time, Kabier finally gave in to the realization that his wife probably needed help.
Power struggles in parenting between women and in laws is sad for everyone, beginning with the child who stands to lose out the most on positive parenting.
Women of earlier generations are an inspiration for all their achievements - even though they did not have the freedom today's women enjoy.
Unbelievable, but it was OK for both women to be loving the same man, and for him to love them both back. It couldn't be any other way!
Everyone deserves to have that one special friend who stands by them on their journey to happiness. As this woman had.
The choice to work or to be a stay-at-home-mom, or to even work from home - it is your choice. Make your choice and stand by it, nourish it.
A young, independent woman, agrees to meet a man in the traditional 'arranged marriage' way. A short story that will leave you intrigued.
The highly independent woman, or even lone ranger, who prefers to get things done by herself, is often viewed with suspicion. Why?
Working from home might seem like a blessing, but it is not all that easy! Here are 5 work from home myths busted
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