Does your child hate to go to the barber shop too?

Can you recall your last visit to the barber shop with your child of special needs? I can. It was wonderful! It was heavenly compared to the previous...

Army Doesn’t Train You To Be A Special Needs Mother- Your...

Another beautiful guest post from a dear friend and a fellow parent Sonali Barshilia.  Sonali got commissioned into Indian Army in Sep 1999 and took voluntary retirement in...

How Would You Play Santa To Your Child With Special Needs...

This is the time of the year when everything, and everyone is in celebration mode. Christmas trees are being bought. The lights are being checked, and the gifts...

The Quotes About LIFE that will make your day

“We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.”- Joseph Campbell   “Learn to enjoy every minute of...

Sex Ed And Your Child With Special Needs: A Practical Guide...

“We brought you from the hospital!” this was the answer one of my ex-colleague gave to her then 4 year old son, when he asked  “where did he...

Biology Doesn’t Make You A Mother, Love Does : Meet The...

"When it is all finished, you will discover it was never random" I must admit that I got a little stunned reading these rather simple but profound lines....

Down Syndrome Doesn’t Define My Daughter

Finally! the hard work paid. Aarshia read the entire book on her own! Mom floating in the air already. Project 'reading' phase one completed. Best part, the entire thing...

Special Need Mothers: Do You Have Wings?

  It all started with a simple question that I was asked on LIVE TV by the anchor (Yes, I want  to boast that I was on TV!). This...

A Must Know App If You Are Teaching Reading!

Down syndrome or no down syndrome, reading is one skill we all parents want to instil in our children. Books being your best friend, it is something that...

Priceless Summer Fun For Children With Special Needs!

One hot June afternoon, summer vacations,  bored children and an out of wits mama might be the story of every house but when creativity strikes ( or is...

Can Children With Special Needs Really Have ‘Typical’ Friends..?

  It was a normal evening in my kids' school premises. I was waiting for my son and his class to come back after an excursion. There were Mothers...

Shutting off ‘Down Syndrome’ gene-A Mother’s take !

I know this post can get me in a lot of trouble because one, I have never been a politically correct person and two this is a very...