The Silent Superheros – Aanchal Bahirwani

Quite often working moms find themselves at the heart of the controversy – what makes them tick, how they operate and how they manage life seems to be a subject of complete and utter fascination. Why else would we find entire research studies devoted to whether or not working mothers are happier and healthier than non-working mothers? Having said that, what working women do – raising children and managing a professional life – is no joke as most people find playing only one of these roles awfully challenging. On the occasion of this Mother’s Day, we asked some successful mums about how they shuttle between these two extremely important roles in their life. Read ahead to understand how easy/difficult it is to strike a balance between being a good mother and professional…

Text: ANAHITA AHUJA

The perks of being a working mother are that one feels a sense of pride in being able to contribute towards providing for the family. Having said that, your husband’s support and an equal contribution are absolutely essential towards parenting. Once you have that, it’s a smooth sail, I guess. Having your priorities right and effective time management, are some skills you have to acquire to be able to do justice to both roles. As spending quality time with your children goes a long way in shaping their future.”