Aspiring moms – APNA TIME AAYEGA…Its never too late!

This article is dedicated to all the aspiring moms who have taken a break from their careers as they chose the path of motherhood.

There was a time not very long ago when I dreamed of a respectable job wherein I could use all my academic knowledge that I learned hard all my life, in theory, to be finally put into practice.

From the moment I topped my college and secured 3rd Rank to the University in MBA, I only imagined myself giving PowerPoint presentations to the top management of a Fortune 500 company in a crisp ironed blazer and they nodding their head in appreciation at every slide I discuss!

I still remember my Director in MBA telling me on our Graduation Day that after 10 years if she happens to meet me, she would like to see me achieve something in life. I suppose she wouldn’t want to see me carrying two children in my arms.

Aspiring Mom – Torn between two worlds

Aspiring moms – It’s never late!

Today here I am exactly after 10 years – a mother, 2 children, holding one in hand, carrying the other in arm .…and all the above-mentioned ambitions are buried deep inside me. No more aspiring dreams. I hardly get enough sleep at a stretch to even dream one!

Now my morning confusion is not about what to wear but what healthy food to cook for my children. My worries are not about meeting any deadlines but how to keep my children and my house germ-free.

My passion today lies no more around learning new management concepts but how to make triangle chapatis so that my daughter approves it and eat 2 instead of 1!

My free time now does not go into researching companies but into researching what different color poops in baby mean…

A day seems victorious when I see my baby’s diaper with soft poop!

My heart smiles when I see my daughter relishing home-cooked meals.

Happiness is no longer shopping, as even bathroom trips seem guilty!

Dressing up and makeup are way out of reach and salon is a luxury as days pass by without combing hair!

Chat with friends is no longer gossips, but home remedies for cold and constipation, baby food recipes which usually end up with call you back in 5 minutes!

I am a happy mom – there is no doubt! I am busy in my daily chores, supported by an understanding husband, but somewhere deep within lies a chord that’s unsettled, not at peace with oneself, asking for more, a call that’s kept on hold.

But soon in future, the day will come when my kids will grow up, will not be clinging on me as much and that day I will come out of my cocoon, stand high, answer the calling and achieve those unfinished dreams.

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5 Comments

  • Mehul
    Posted June 2, 2020 7:50 pm 0Likes

    They say “God cannot be everywhere, and therefore he made MOTHERS!”
    Beautifully written!! 😍❤️

    • Poonam
      Posted June 6, 2020 1:56 am 0Likes

      Yes,true Mehul,Thank you so much for the lovely comment!

  • Dr Hrishikesh
    Posted June 3, 2020 4:26 pm 0Likes

    It is wonderful to read and Mam in action for your dear students if not to pretty two kids
    U are a wonderful kid of your parents,!therefore I still find the child ego with u
    Ur writing are awesome
    Keep writing
    Keep moving
    Till u show this world I am in your midst to care and share
    Especially Moms who are LOVELY HOME EXECUTIVES
    ALL THE BEST…….,

  • Poonam
    Posted June 6, 2020 1:58 am 0Likes

    Thank you so much Sir for those kind and encouraging words..may your blessings always be with me.

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