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I am currently a stay at home mom trying to raise a dare devil of a toddler. I have over 10 year experience in the banking and insurance sector and have worked in organisations like Tata AIG and ABN Amro. I studied in Mayo Girls' in Ajmer and went on to Economics Hons in SRCC . I did MBA in sales and marketing from IMI Delhi. All of this feels like a previous life so yes I am bordering 40 and getting wiser (hopefully) by the day. I have begun placing my thoughts in words mostly because I want to share some anecdotes and also deliver a message.
I am a strong believer in women power perhaps to a fault. I am a feminist at heart and while i teach my boy about equality; i do not forget to try and inculcate chivalry in him.
Find yourself locking horns with your strong willed kid? First celebrate, and then ask yourself if you can parent more sensitively.
What is grit? And what does it mean to bring up a child with grit, who stays optimistic even when things are not sailing all that smoothly?
The female protagonist in most fairy tales is a damsel in distress. Do we really want these to be role models for our daughters? And sons?
Do you have a toddler at home who drives you nuts with their way out skewed response to your mundane requests? Well, you're not alone!
We need to see our children for what they are and nurture the best in them. Let us learn from some remarkable parenting around us.
Changing name after marriage means a woman loses her identity, and leads to so many 'practical' problems - this is why I did not!
As a modern parent, how aware are you of gender neutral books and toys? Would you get your son a doll or your daughter a fire truck?
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