Random Ramblings

Random Ramblings

My random ramblings when I don't want to be just a parent. when I observe things around me and be judgemental about them.

A Letter To My Son on his Thirteenth birthday.

This letter was written for the thirteenth birthday of my son. He celebrated his birthday last month and just like any other mother of a teenage boy, I...

15 Reasons Why I Hate Whatsapp!

  If I have to measure by the popularity of communication platforms, I know this statement would be considered 'outrageous'. The world loves its green speaking bubble, its intoxicating...

What ‘Sex And The City’ Teaches You About Motherhood

  Those who are already rolling their eyes because of the title can go take a long walk, while I can carry my conversation with the rest who are...

Why It Is Important For Every Indian Child To Be A...

Welcome! If you are the kind of parent who has understood the sarcasm in the title and is here out of intrigue; you are welcome. And if you...

Are You Really The ‘Blessed’ Special Needs Parent?

Being  a special needs mother isn't the best thing in the world as propagated by many but it's not the worst either. It's somewhere in the middle! Like...

Dear Facebook, Life without you!

Once upon a time we had a life. And then Facebook happened. Do you remember when there was laughter, talking, gossiping and the general tendency of having a...

Some Gems For Special Needs Parents From Andrew Solomon

When I first heard his talk, (Andrew Solomon Ted Talk) I was puzzled about how could someone reach out to my heart so effortlessly. The more I heard...

Can You Really Survive A Teenager?

‘I have a teenager at home’ and if it doesn't sound  like the cry for help from way under the debris, nothing else will.  I read somewhere, “We...

The Chronicles Of Motherhood: The Doorbell, A Tired Mother And A...

It's a cozy winter afternoon. You have played with them till they got tired. Bathed them. Gave them a good oil massage. Fed them. Again played with them...

Finding A Dog’s Purpose Spontaneously!

  Somebody has rightly said,'The best times in life are random, unplanned and completely spontaneous.' And I couldn't agree more. When Papa the dearest, came home tired in the evening...

Dear Fellow Mother, Stop Before You Jump Off That Roof!

  This letter is in response to a news item I read in the morning paper today which shook me to the core. “A 23 year old woman committed...

My Imperfect Fight For ‘Perfection’!

  It was another dinner at my husband’s friend’s house. We were meeting this friend of his after a long time or first time after he got married. His...