Anjum Choudhry Nayyar, a married mom of two, is a Toronto-based, award-winning journalist with over 10 years experience as a News Anchor, Health reporter, blogger, editor. She addresses the challenges and triumphs that come along with juggling parenting and cultural expectations in her recently launched online magazine, masalamommas.com; the first online magazine for moms with a South Asian connection. Masalamommas.com is now read in over 23 different countries with writers from Canada, U.S., U.K., India and Singapore.
Growing up here in Canada, I was never aware of the gender bias in my house over my brother and I, until much later in life. I felt being female meant earlier curfews, restrictions on social outings and certainly more arguments with my father. So how can we as parents nurture gender roles right from the start?
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