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Only, Not Lonely: Raising A Child Without Siblings

This appeared on Women’s Web in Oct 2014 http://www.womensweb.in/2014/10/raising-an-only-child/ Raising a child without siblings may seem like an incomplete experience. Does an only child miss out on learning crucial life lessons? Do single children grow up to be lonely adults? This

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Work-Life balance. Why journalists should ask the men too.

This appeared in Women’s Web on Aug 21, 2014 http://www.womensweb.in/2014/08/work-life-balance-for-men/ Work-life balance is necessary for everyone, regardless of their gender. Are we doing women and men a disservice by asking only women this question? A recent Huffington Post article spoke

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Warm up to the idea, mom

Metro Plus Bangalore The Hindu June 2011 http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-metroplus/warm-up-to-the-idea-mom/article2118870.ece ISSUE Caught up with your family? Career gone with the wind? There’s always a second chance, Fleximoms offers help This May, S.K. Mohanty gave his wife an unconventional gift. Lipsa, a fine

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Yummy Mummies

A version of this was published in Business Line around May 2010. “When I see Kajol and Malaika, I feel bad”, says Chitra*, 30, wistfully.  An extremely busy young lady, Chitra takes care of her three year old and seven

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New Dads

A version of this appeatred in Business Line around August 2009 It’s a conversation about the sensitivity of fathers today, and Dr.Anuradha.S, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at The Cradle, a quality birthing centre in Bangalore, recalls an incident. “Recently, a girl

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