Rakshabandhan...isn’t it better for the boy to promise to respect every woman instead, so he doesn’t need to ‘protect’ her?
There are so many fasts that women keep for the men in our families. Why don't we have any fasts we can keep for our daughters?
Here are traditional Indian food recipes that can be handy during the festival season, especially if you are away from family.
In my life I've never gone to my father, brothers, or my husband asking for protection and help even though they are more than ready to come forward to do so.
Adversity does not last forever, and we will certainly be seeing the light of day away from this darkness. What will keep us going during these hard times is hope, patience, and composure.
All of us missed having these girls over for the festival, but was this feeling more for them, or for our rituals which we felt had been incomplete?
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