Menaka Raman

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How many New Year resolutions have you managed to check-off this year?

For some stupid reason I told myself that in 2018 I would take a photo of both my kids every single day.

15 Dec 2018

Broken and fulfilled promises
 

For some stupid reason, I told myself that in 2018 I would take a photo of both my kids every single day.

11 Dec 2018

When all else fails, there’s always tequila

So when we added a dog to our family, I thought that it was an excellent opportunity to be the parent I was meant to be.

04 Dec 2018

Children aren’t a commodity in new-age parent blogging 

Last week, the Internet got its y-fronts in a twist over a mother’s Instagram post.

27 Nov 2018

Remembering a time when poop, vomit did not matter at all, and then I got a dog...

Do you have young children? I mean really young children? Babies.

23 Nov 2018

A time when poop, vomit didn’t matter 

Do you have young children? I mean really young children? Babies.

14 Nov 2018

Too old to make friends?

I am done making new friends. I’m too old for it.’

07 Nov 2018

Naming pets is altogether a new ball game

Plus if you have kids already who can string together sentences and no longer poop in their pants they too feel they have naming rights.

30 Oct 2018

Read to your kids, and let your kids read what they want to read

Every now and then, someone asks me how to get their kids interested in reading.

24 Oct 2018

Let children make their own wish list of books

Every now and then, someone asks me how to get their kids interested in reading.

23 Oct 2018

Do you let your children do homeworks on their own?

Of course, I know that I’m not really helping my kids at all.

17 Oct 2018

Are you a ‘lawnmower’ parent?

Of course, I know that I’m not really helping my kids at all.

16 Oct 2018

Meet the fifth member of our family

Well, we are a family of five now. That’s right, I gave in to months of whining, begging and pleading and two weeks ago we welcomed a baby boy into our hearts and homes.

09 Oct 2018

Children should be taught about consent at an early age

Our children must learn that there are boundaries. Boundaries to their behaviour and boundaries around them that others cannot breach.

03 Oct 2018