Straight Talk Club From the heart of a woman


Is Clingy Baby a ‘Problem Baby’?

Every second person I meet has a clingy toddler. Their families keep reiterating – ‘The baby doesn’t interact with strangers. If she sees her mother then she won’t come to anybody else’s lap.’ Some grandparents frown that “The mother has spoilt the child and she doesn’t want the baby to interact with anybody else but the mother herself.  She is just glued to her mother always.” On the other hand there are mothers who get tired of listening to such remarks and also carrying their babies for so long. Here I am sharing few tips to deal with your clingy baby better.


I Don’t Know How to Drape a Saree. But I am Neither Proud nor Ashamed.

Shaming a person is no way of encouraging him/her to embrace a particular belief or culture. If you can’t praise and admire someone, then please don’t condemn them so much so that they lose all respect for you and forget all the good work you have done for ages. Finally, I don’t know how to wear a saree. I am definitely not proud of the fact but I am not ashamed even.

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She parted from her son to raise her daughters.

Anjali was wise enough to make the best use of all the waste and gave a new look to the entire house without a penny of investment. Her neighbors always praised her for managing the household expenses so well and hence, leading a comfortable lifestyle. Anjali was contented with whatever little they had but she always aspired to give the best to her children. A year down the line, people had already started blessing her –“May god grant you a beautiful son.” and god heard them.


Lazy Mom Hacks (Toddler Mommies)

A Lazy mom barely or rarely exists but somewhere in the deep, dark corners of our hearts we secretly wish to be one. We wish for that extra nap. We wish to run away from all the chores that are piled up for us. But I believe that a lazy mom is a smart mom. So here are my small tips which can go a long way to give you that extra nap and maintain your sanity and sanctity.


When social media changed Payal as a wife

Finding everything in place, Payal felt a chill down her spine. She realised that in her endeavor to be good and responsible, she just broke into a stranger’s place. She must be hallucinating. Everybody left murmuring about Payal and while carrying the baggage of guilt, she started taking heavy steps out. Suddenly Payal noticed some disturbance in the pile of unwashed clothes.