08 Mar

8 Women who are changing the face of parenting in India

Behind the glittering world, every mom grooms the same way. No matter what corner of the world a woman comes from, motherhood is the same everywhere.

Moms feel deep and unconditional love for their children. They desire to raise their kids with love and passion. The world has gone way too far with parenting styles. Every third mom we see today is set with her business or is pursuing her dream. Moms have become super moms with their immaculate effort of balancing motherhood and career.

Here are 8 women who are changing the face of parenting in India. We know these women. We have heard of them. We admire them. These women are balancing their passion and parenting amazingly.

1. Sushmita Sen

8 Women who are changing the face of parenting in India

Sushmita Sen won her beauty pageant of Miss India and Miss Universe the same year. She began to guide us with her spiritually enlightened lifestyle in the modern day. The fame of the glittering world didn’t affect her motherhood. She has set a marvelous and heart touching example. She adopted 2 girls abolishing all rules of society. Being a single mother is difficult, she says. But, a little more efforts make the whole parenting worth it.

Sushmita Sen is a highly spiritual person. She follows a simple lifestyle. As a parent, she is guiding her girls Renee and Alisah, to the same path of spirituality.

2. Madhuri Dixit

Our Dhak Dhak girl didn’t only rule Bollywood and dance. She has mastered her skill in parenting now. She believes discipline is essential for children. She says, ‘These are habits you learn when you are very young. These habits later turn as your lifestyle’. Arin and Raayan are preferred to eat only healthy food. They are allowed to eat junk food once a month. After all, fun is equally important. She has also disciplined them to brush twice a day.

Apart from that, she is also focusing on teaching them values in life. She teaches her kids to respect other people, being self-reliant and self-independent. These are pretty simple things that every mother tries to teach her children. But, these simple things and habits can make a vast difference in a child’s future.

3. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

There are loads of takeaways from our stunning actress. Her grace is present in every role to her absolute role as a woman and mother. She had her fair share of ups and downs in life as well as in her career. This is what she revealed about her parenting style.

“I’m not here to dictate to her or choose life for her. I’m here to be her mom in a way, which I’m discovering on a day to day basis. I just want to see her happy, healthy and grow to be a secure person. A person who is comfortable being herself. You see God through your child and that’s what you want to experience for her, with her and through her.”

Parenting nowadays has blown up in every sense. Some parents feel the need to guide their children in every step of life. Aishwarya, on the other hand, is experiencing her motherhood in a very different way.

4.  Kareena Kapoor

Taimur is, without a doubt, the most famous celeb child. Being a famous actress to a mother of famous baby Taimur Ali Khan, Kareena is enjoying her motherhood to the fullest. She is flaunting her after pregnancy diet plan gracefully. Almost every woman in the family is a working woman around Taimur.

Kareena Kapoor is brilliantly managing her motherhood and her role as an actress. Taimur is being clicked by the paparazzi almost every day. Unlike any other celeb, Kareena and Saif don’t feel the need to cover their child’s’ face.

The key point is to allow their child to explore the world that exists around him. They don’t want Taimur to fear or be afraid to face the world out there. This is what we need to learn from their parenting style.

5. Falguni Nayar

We all know Falguni Nayar by her Brand. Nykaa is India’s one of the largest cosmetic retail store. She was a working woman before starting Nykaa. A startup requires investing time, energy and finance all at the same time. It requires discipline. Falguni Nayar miraculously balanced her personal life and startup.

Today she has involved her daughter Adwaita Nayar in Nykaa. Falguni Nayar is an example of focus and determination.

6. Suchi Mukherjee

Suchi Mukherjee is the face behind Limeroad. Limeroad was framed by Suchi when she was on her maternity leave. She beautifully managed her pregnancy and passion to begin a startup. When passion is true and we are ready to dedicate ourselves, nothing is impossible. No situation, no circumstances matter. All that needs is your true desire and love.

7. Mary Kom

Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte knows how to push the boundaries and raise the bar. Apart from the Olympics boxing championships, she is also better known as a mother of two. She says that balancing work and home is by being quick in decisions. It’s just like in the boxing ring.

Being a sportsperson herself she guide and supports her kids to achieve greatness in sports. Her children love football. They have also achieved a lot in school sports.

“If I, being a mother of two, can win a medal, so can you all. Take me as an example and don`t give up.” – Mary Kom.

8. Indra Nooyi

There is a lot to learn about work-life balance from the CEO. Indra Nooyi is CEO PepsiCo, the 58-year-old chairman and a mother of two daughters. 20 Years ago she joined PepsiCo. She worked with the same company for all these years. Her dedication and lengthening limits are admirable. Every working parent has the guilt of parenting unless you do something about it. Learn from your struggles how to balance it all.

In spite of her big success, she believes, ‘At the end of the day, don’t forget you are a person. Don’t forget that you are a mother, a wife, and a daughter.”

The point behind mentioning these women is to inspire you. There are no boundaries and the sky isn’t just the limit. If you know your dreams, you go and achieve them. Let the woman in you bloom. Even if it’s not work-life, self-growth has to be taken care of.

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