Parenting: The Stuff They Never Tell You

I am a semi-helicopter mother and not proud of it. Here are some things I've gleaned in the past few years of parenting. I'm not sure how helpful this is but for those contemplating marriage and eventually kids, do read this once. It may give you a different perspective (read abstinence or hardcore contraception) or … Continue reading Parenting: The Stuff They Never Tell You

Free-Range Vs Helicopter Parenting: Indian Scenario

I am all for being a hands-off parent. I really would like to be able to observe my child, see him grow rather than always be present while he is doing his thing. For someone who has been a SAHM from the first moment, it is quite a treat to be able to see your … Continue reading Free-Range Vs Helicopter Parenting: Indian Scenario

Parenting Facepalms

The last couple of days have been a series of facepalm moments for me. Let me clarify that. It's been a series of facepalm moments as a parent. Kids do silly things, naughty things, dangerous things but there are these moments which are just out and out, facepalm hall of fame ones. The two that … Continue reading Parenting Facepalms

The Universe Strikes Back

If you believe in karma that is. Else you can just believe in bad luck or stoically soldier through life's tough spots. A specific group of people across the world, who are strangers to each other but actually united in their erm..."difficulties" are the parents to preschoolers. I believe they cease to be group members … Continue reading The Universe Strikes Back