#Views From Motherhood

Years of celebrating incredible women such as my mom, my grandma, my sister and most recently my mother in law, I have finally joined the troop of mothers as I celebrate my first Mother’s Day today. Today marks me being a mother for 5 months and 2 days (I know, I’m such a veteran). Now, I […]

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Saris, Lenghas & Baby Bumps – The Hindu Goddess Edition

hindu goddess maternity shoot

I still remember being at the grocery store with my mom and seeing Demi Moore gracing the cover of Vanity Fair in 1991 in the magazine stands at the checkout counter. Despite being a tender age of 7 years old, I remember thinking how beautiful she looked. While it received some backlash from critics, it started […]

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Beauty, Brains & Baby

That’s right, Akhil and I are happy to share that we are expecting our first child this December! I remember the day we found out like it was yesterday. Days leading up to it, I knew something was off. My body is generally clockwork and to spare you the details, it wasn’t ticking like the […]

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Three Ways I’m Making The World A Better Place

I’m by no means a model citizen. I’ll leave the water running while I brush my teeth (due to my sensitive teeth the temperature needs to be just right), I get lazy and don’t always recycle and too often fall into the material web of lusting over all things couture.

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Why a 50/50 Male:Female Cabinet Doesn’t Mean Equality

Justin Trudeau's Cabinet

On November 4th, 2015, Justin Trudeau was officially sworn in as Prime Minster of Canada and announced his cabinet. The cabinet is diverse as the nation, including aboriginals, minorities and gender neutral – comprised of 15 males and 15 females. This 50/50 ratio signifies to many, gender equality, and when asked about his gender neutral […]

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The Emancipation of 30

Last year, on October 2nd, I turned 30. At 12:05 am, on October 3rd, I was laying in my bed and burst out in tears. By 30, I had accomplished it all – married the man of my dreams, living in a beautiful home, two cars, a promising career – so why was I crying?

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Cheers To My 1st Blogiversary!

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Today marks one year since I started my blog. It’s been a fun journey, full of self discovery. I’m thankful to everyone whose supported my journey so far and love hearing all your feedback, suggestions and love when you join the conversation. This past year, blogging has given me a lot of insight about you […]

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Are Mothers to Blame for The Gender Gap?

My sister is a mother to three beautiful daughters and a passionate educator in the Peel District School Board. Coming from a family of three girls, she often compares how we were raised versus how she is raising her daughters. Us three sisters were constantly compared to eachother, where one was too outspoken, one was […]

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Ariana Grande on Double Standards & Misogyny

“Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke…She will need her sisterhood.” – Gloria Steinem

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R.I.P. Boxing

I still remember watching my first boxing match. I was 11 years old, it was March 16th, 1996 and my uncle was anxiously awaiting a boxing match to come on PPV – on the black box of course. As per usual on a Saturday night, I was at my grandparents condo where my whole family […]

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