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Category Mommy Ramblings

A mother’s feelings, observations and experiences – mostly nerve-wracking, mind-blowing and extremely rewarding at the same time! :)

Mommy Ramblings – #38

Talking to my kids is like attending a 24/7 viva about story books and animated movies. The worst part? I don’t even have the option of saying “I don’t know” or choosing to fail. My “examiners” have a “Never say… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #37

I walked in to the living room to see Vedu giving Taaru a lecture on the importance of oral hygiene. “You should not eat too much chocolate. You should always clean your teeth after eating and brush properly twice a… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #36

Taaru’s birthday is coming up and I ordered some books. Since she was around, I asked Hari, “Should we get a T-O-Y?” spelling it out, so that she doesn’t understand. Well, she didn’t understand anything. But she still replied immediately,… Continue Reading →

To Censor Or Not?

A few weeks back, I saw a sudden outrage about the latest editions of Roald Dahl classics being censored to remove several objectionable words. It took me some time to read up on what exactly the issue was. And when… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #35

I removed my bracelet and put it in a tray for security check at the airport. Taaru (at the top of her lungs, in front of all the CRPF personnel, airport staff and other passengers): Amme, why did you take… Continue Reading →

Oh baby!

Back when Vedu was just a couple of months old, one of my trainees jokingly wrote on Facebook about how he seemed to be cursed in regularly finding himself on flights with babies. I replied, “I used to believe in… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #34

Vedu (to her friend’s mom at his birthday party): Aunty, his gift is on the way. I’ll bring it after some time. Friend’s mom: It’s okay dear. Your presence is more important. Vedu (pulling me aside urgently with a look… Continue Reading →

Equal Parenting – Norm, Not A Myth

It was Vedu’s kindergarten “graduation” day last weekend. That, in itself, could be theme for a whole other blog about how this culture of “graduation” for every single grade, not even separate phases of school – like kindergarten, primary school,… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #33

Imagine having kids who ask you the same question 500 times and demand an answer every single time. Now imagine having a throat infection that has shut down your voice completely. Yep, it’s been a fun couple of days, especially… Continue Reading →

Mommy Ramblings – #32

For me, the biggest mystery yet about kids is their complete reluctance to sleep or go to the toilet at the exact moment they want to do it, despite having all the freedom to do so. Kiddos, you have no… Continue Reading →

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