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...

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...

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...

A Letter To My Teenage Son…

  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...

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...

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...

15 Reasons Why I Hate Whatsapp!

  I know it is an understatement or overstatement by many standards. The world loves it. It loves it’s green speaking bubble, its intoxicating beep every minute and it’s...

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 others who would...

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...

Mothers day-The Mania And Me

Going by the caption, I know I sound a little cynical, but can't help the hoopla around the day today. Since morning, there is an invisible air of...