The first period is a sacred rite. In south India, families celebrate this passage into maturity with much pomp. But, does the girl really understand what is happening to her and what it signifies? Twenty years back, my friend introduced me into the mysteries of womanhood. She used to share the whispers she had heard among her adult cousins. We were too young to understand what all it meant and as a result not ready for the change awaiting us. None of our mothers had talked to us. On the … [Read more...] about How to talk to your daughter about her first period?
Lifestyle, today, is not as simple as it once was! The 9 to 5 jobs are long gone and inflation rates have risen quite high. The 3 basic needs for living - house, food and clothing - now also include a laptop, a mobile and a car, if not anything else! As a consequence, you are working harder and longer to make that lifestyle possible. Hence, more stress and poor health. Irregular working hours, the easily available junk food, the hectic life spent more in traffic than having a peaceful chat with … [Read more...] about Edelweiss CritiCare+ Critical Illness Policy
Way back in June, P had enrolled in a nearby gym. Do not even bother to ask how many days he has been going, though! It is so damn easy to skip the gym :( Anyways, before he had enrolled, we specially went to shop for his shoes. But, not only shoes but clothing and other things also matter when you are hitting the gym. So, check out what all you need to take care of! Sweat Shirt Go for the ones that promote healthy air circulation to your skin and absorb your sweat at the same time. High … [Read more...] about What Are the Important Gyming Gears?
I have been blogging for a really looooong time, so long that I feel I am an ancient now!! But, one thing, I have been always wary in all these years is how I earn money and get readers. Yesterday, yet another adwords coupon came along in my mail and I was wondering if it would be a good idea to make use of it while it lasts!! But, then, I remembered all the flak around certain beauty blogs promoting their pages on facebook and getting likes. I mean, what is so wrong about paying to make … [Read more...] about Blogging Series Vol. 18 – Why is it so wrong to make money from a blog?
So, How many times have you bought online by now? Well, for me, the count is like around last one year, almost everything was done online. Well, am I fan of online shopping? Nah, I still like the idea of going to shops and checking out things, especially books. But, things are still easy online when you are feeling lazy. And, now the good part is you have so many coupons which you can use to avail discounts on the websites. Sounds awesome, right? I recently came to know of the coupon culture … [Read more...] about Coup-o-nation!!