"Kono khobor ase?" translates to "do you have any news?" from Bengali to English. These are the things that your desi aunties, neighbors, cousins hairdressers aunty cares about after your married. This is my second child at 27 years old and people are driving me up the wall about the third one. May I add … Continue reading Desi Aunties asking if you have any news?
The thing I like about writing is that no one can judge our look but just our writing. I think when people meet us in real life, it's appearance that cause more problems than the intellectuality. People's character tend to evolve based on their judgements on how a person's appearance is. I was waking outside … Continue reading Minority mom?
Now many might've never faced this or faced this on the daily, aunties bickering and passing rude remarks. Oh you've gotten quite healthy (overweight?), stay out of the sun because your skin has darkened (why to lack vitamin d?). Listen up aunties, mama's and to anyone sitting in the back! Skin color has to be … Continue reading Desi Aunties Skin Color Drama that gives Us Mama’s a Dilemma
Growing up I've always had these thoughts watching my parents "parent" me: "when I have a kid, I'm not doing that or this or I'll be different etc". What did I know about parenting? Back then I was just a average kid born and raised in America. I look back and I contemplated a lot … Continue reading Is our Parenting style affected by our parents?