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The case of the cultured daughter-in-law

Nepal, Jan. 4 -- After I got married, I was asked to make tea the next morning. I had never made tea at home. I didn't know how to make it. I knew it entailed mixing tea, milk, and sugar and I could o... Read More


Choosing happiness

KATHMANDU, Dec. 21 -- I'm an inherently rude person. I think I take after my mother who has never been afraid to call a spade a spade. In our locality, she is known for her bluntness and she is proud ... Read More


The season of weddings

Nepal, Dec. 14 -- It's the most dreaded season of the year - the season of weddings. This is when you have to meet people you don't want to meet, smile when you feel like tearing your hair out and eat... Read More


Winter hacks to prevent weight gain

KATHMANDU, Dec. 7 -- Sticking to a conventional diet and exercise plan can be difficult, and it is especially difficult during the winter months when you don't want to get out of bed and head to the g... Read More


Parenting gone horribly wrong

Nepal, Nov. 23 -- The sad thing is that parents know what's wrong with their child but instead of trying to correct it they themselves come up with excuses for their child's behavior. What's also unfo... Read More