Welcome to Saheli Circle! In this section we will showcase exclusive new columns on various real-life topics for moms, where you can ask questions and engage with the ‘expert’ by sending in your questions or concerns. Saheli Circle will be an area of columns that foster dialog between you the readers, and our masalamomma columnists. Here our columnists, and moms with a South Asian connection, will offer commentary and opinions. So join us right here for more conversation with your ‘sahelis’. Write to our columnists at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deepika is an aspiring mom. Like many South Asian women these days, Deepika got married in her early 30’s and starting trying to have a baby in her mid 30’s. What she thought would be a quick and easy path to motherhood has proved to be long, arduous journey. Deepika is sharing her personal story on her path to pregnancy here on Masalamommas because so many women deal with fertility issues but do not openly discuss the challenges they face. Join her every month as she shares the trials and hopefully triumphs on her path to baby.
As part of one of our ‘Saheli Circle’ columnists, Deepika will also take non-medical questions from readers in similar situations about her journey and experience.
The working masalamomma comes in all forms: work from home, work at home, working outside the home..it’s a juggle whether you work or not. Sometimes some of us look to make that next career move, that return to work transition or want to quit our day jobs to start something of our own. This column will provide a sounding board for to answer common questions about what recruiters look for, prepping for a transition change, or that tricky interview.
In an effort to share the voice of a single mom, whether you’re separated or divorced and/or raising your children on your own, this column will bring you the experiences of a single desi mom and provide a sounding board for questions that may come up during and after separation.