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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...