A NEW LEASE ON LOVE
For typical Bombay girl and former Public Relations Executive, Preeti Bhavnani, life with two daughters Samaira and Inayah, has certainly given her a new understanding of that emotion
Preeti Bhanvani tells us why she wouldn’t have it any other way
IT’S definitely not easy to raise a child. And while you may have given birth, that does not necessarily make you a mother. It’s the time, patience and nurturing and love you give the child that makes you earn that title. For the free-spirited, fiercely independent and headstrong Preeti, it took a great deal of sacrifice and compromise. “People look at it like I’ve had to give up a lot for my children. The truth is, they’ve given me so much in return. If I had to do it all over again, I wouldn’t change a thing,” says Preeti.
Let’s start at the beginning. Preeti, a PR and Corporate Communications manager, gave up her 11-year-long career to get married and start a family. “When it was time for me to take a call on how I wanted my life to be, it was only logical that I stay at home and take care of the house. After all, I married my best friend. I knew he would go above and beyond when it came to giving me the perfect life,” she gushes. “Besides, having children is most certainly a fulltime job,” she adds with a giggle.
Her husband, Navin, runs a successful Transport and Logistics business with his father. In Preeti’s opinion, the family really didn’t need the second income, making her decision to quit working, easier. Of course, by then the couple were expecting their first child,