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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What Women Really Think; The Secret Is Finally Out!

The frenzied ragbag of thoughts that occupy every square nanometer of a woman’s mind from the time she opens her eyes in the morning till she closes them...

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...

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...

Understanding Feminism As A Stay At Home Mother!

This happened recently. I am in the wrong side of 30s and was going through an early onset of mid-life crisis where I was extremely unhappy about my...

3 reasons absent mindedness is good for you…?

I am sure most of you are wondering why am I talking about absent mindedness out of all the possible topics in Down syndrome awareness month. The first...

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...