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.

Stopping Your Teenager From Drinking And Driving: Few Important Pointers

Two days ago, a news startled all the residents of our small colony. A 19 year old boy from our society was killed in a road accident. 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Is It like to be a parent in Delhi NCR,...

This was long before Delhi was unofficially declared the rape capital, when I had my little princess. The daughter I wanted so badly. My pride, my heart and...

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...