"Hey, I’m Maanya Parikh, Head girl, and Hotshot. Former Writer and Publisher. Now reduced to running errands, wiping down appliances and scrambling at 9 pm to ghost write essays for my 10-year-old twins."
Women are expected to have excellent housekeeping skills, and to want to keep a spic-n-span home. But not all women are domestic goddesses, and would like to spend the time on other things...
So we all know that men take the credit for 'Swachch Bharat', right? But then swachchata at home is the job of handmaidens, err... women, don't you know?
Our best case domestic scenario is when the men and kids 'help' the woman do housework. What we need is them 'owning' some of the work, freeing us from the mental work of keeping track.
A homemaker wishes to snooze some more, but the relentless of her morning routine pushes her to get up and begin yet another day, even if she has a few minutes of her coffee time for herself.
Once a prolific dancer, she left her job at the University, as she was expecting her first born. And since then time flew in the blink of an eye.
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