Lifestyle

The eternal juggle of work and family during pandemic

“For a working mother to be able to successfully blend and balance work and family lives, the key ingredients are planning, planning, and planning.

Faithful to the Oath

While so many of us are at home to ‘flatten the curve,’ or in other words, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, our healthcare professionals are fighting long, gruelling hours on the front lines.

Your little sous chef

Cooking is a life skill everyone must learn. The only question is: at what point in life should that learning start? And the answer is: early! Why not introduce your children to the kitchen from...

The Cardigan: A comeback story

As fashion evolves, people are turning more towards minimalism, comfort and sustainability; and cardigans check all those boxes.

Upping the fashion ante in winter

Any seasoned Dhakaiite will admit, we await the arrival of this magical season with bated breath, through unbearable heat waves, dengue scares and ridiculous humidity.

Food philosophies Of Slow Food and the Mediterranean diet

If you are a food connoisseur, you surely cherish and celebrate the immense diversity of cuisines around the world. Whether it’s Bangladesh or Italy, food is beautifully diverse and unique wherever...

August 18, 2020
August 18, 2020

The eternal juggle of work and family during pandemic

“For a working mother to be able to successfully blend and balance work and family lives, the key ingredients are planning, planning, and planning.

July 14, 2020
July 14, 2020

Faithful to the Oath

While so many of us are at home to ‘flatten the curve,’ or in other words, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, our healthcare professionals are fighting long, gruelling hours on the front lines.

July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020

Your little sous chef

Cooking is a life skill everyone must learn. The only question is: at what point in life should that learning start? And the answer is: early! Why not introduce your children to the kitchen from...

June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020

Luxury in a tub: The ultimate summer indulgence!

Sure, the world is a mess right now. Making sense of the strange, sad circumstances we currently live in is overwhelming. Add to that the stress of your work and household chores, and the hot and...

May 5, 2020
May 5, 2020

An Extra Special Mother’s Day

Mothers are the epitome of love. So, celebrating ‘them’ for a just a day seemed illogical, but then a friend explained: there is nothing wrong in making her feel extra special!

April 28, 2020
April 28, 2020

The spirit of Fajr

“Prayer is better than sleep” — I listened to these melodious words of the muezzin booming out of the loudspeaker of a mosque, as I wearily made my way out of Nazira Bazaar. The culinary hub, even...

April 14, 2020
April 14, 2020

Divinely white: The age- old craft of shola

Lord Shiva eventually came to the rescue. He threw a lock of his own hair into a pond, and from there sprung a plant — shola (generic name, Indian cork).

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

Lunch time mania

Clink and clatter, corporate conversations, and meaningful meetings – this is the scenario you can expect to see if you ever walk into a restaurant during lunch time, specifically in a commercial...

February 25, 2020
February 25, 2020

Babies in frames

In today’s fast paced world, moments just seem to go by too quickly. Photographs and videos, for a long time, have acted as media to hold on to precious moments for years to come.

February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020

Writing: An endangered skill

Are writing skills still so important in the digital age? You may have already guessed my answer, but I reiterate, “yes”!