A mother isn’t automatically bestowed with answers to every question, or 'motherly' abilities, the moment they become one. Mothers with disability are just as valid.
A 'good' mother has to prioritise everyone over herself, not just her children, else she is considered selfish and not worthy enough.
Feminist parenting is the only thing that will save Indian society from remaining entrenched in a morass of rape culture.
I wanted to finish the story I was writing lest the thoughts vanish, and needed about an hour. And that was when my younger daughter decided to walk in.
The world refuses to believe mothers can be toxic, what they forget is that mothers too are human beings, and can be extremely flawed at times, like narcissistic mothers.
My husband and my older one took care of me and the newborn, while close friends and husband's colleagues supported us in extraordinary ways; indebted to them for life.
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