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Gotta Love Our Desi Moms
Some versions of "mom" include Madre in Italy, Spain, and Latin America. For South Asians, there are many examples of words for "mom," such as Amma in Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada, Aai in Marathi, and Ma in Hindi, Bengali, and Punjabi. Other examples include Ammi in Urdu, Mataji in Gujarati, and Mammi in Sinhala. I grew up calling my mom 'mommy' pronounced more like 'mummy'
Gotta Love Our Desi Moms: Celebrating Their Unique Love and Quirks
Our moms are the backbone of our lives, our first teachers, and the epitome of unconditional love. While different cultures have their own names for "mom," such as Madre in Italy, Spain, and Latin America, For South Asians, there are many examples of words for "mom," such as Amma in Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada, Aai in Marathi, and Ma in Hindi, Bengali, and Punjabi. Other examples include Ammi in Urdu, Mataji in Gujarati, and Mammi in Sinhala. The love and bond we share with our Desi moms transcends any name or language. Growing up, I affectionately called my mom 'mommy,' pronounced more like 'mummy'.
No matter what we call her, there's no denying that Desi moms are unique and irreplaceable. They have a way of making us feel cherished while embracing their own set of quirks that we can't help but laugh at and appreciate. So, let's celebrate these wonderful qualities that make our Desi moms one-of-a-kind.
First and foremost, let's talk about their love for feeding us. Whether we're hungry or not, our moms always have a delicious meal ready for us. Their culinary skills are unmatched, as they can transform basic ingredients into a mouthwatering feast. And don't even think about asking for a recipe - it's all in their head. But, of course, this also means that they'll criticize our cooking skills (or lack thereof) every chance they get. lol
Now, let's move on to some of the endearing stereotypes that we all can relate to. We all know about the constant phone calls and text messages, the never-ending curiosity about our personal lives, and the unsolicited advice that seems to flow endlessly. But deep down, we understand that it all comes from a place of genuine concern and love. Our moms simply want to look out for us and ensure our well-being in their unique way.
And who can forget their incredible talent for finding the best bargains? Desi moms have an innate ability to negotiate prices or like my mom 'price match' to save a few bucks at the grocery store. While we might roll our eyes at their frugality, we secretly appreciate when they pass on those savings to us, reminding us of their resourcefulness and practicality.
In honor of our Desi moms, let's embrace their quirks and celebrate their unwavering love and support. They have been our pillars of strength, providing guidance and care through every twist and turn of life. Even though we complain from time to time, we wouldn't trade them for anything in the world.
When it comes to shopping for our Desi moms, it can be a challenge to find the perfect gift. However, this Mother's Day, consider our newly curated gift sets, designed to honor their unique style and meet their desire for a good deal!
Over the years, Banglez has earned the trust and admiration of Desi moms everywhere. We offers a wide range of jewelry that Desi moms love, as testified by Sayra Bidani: "The majority of the gifts I've given my mom she somehow manages to re-gift back to me! Except for the jewelry I've given her from Banglez. She actually keeps it and wears them often. It's a miracle!"
This Mother's Day, let's honor our Desi moms, express our gratitude, and cherish the incredible bond we share. Whether we call her Amma, Ma, Mommy, let's make sure she knows that her love and presence in our lives are truly cherished.