Menaka Raman

Passing on the legacy called impatience

While we ponder this question, I need learn to look out of the window and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

24 Apr 2019

Sex-Education and having ‘The Talk’ with kids

Last week I signed a consent form for my older son to attend a ‘Growing Up’ session in his school.

21 Mar 2019

Sex-Ed and having ‘The Talk’ with kids

Last week I signed a consent form for my older son to attend a ‘Growing Up’ session in his school.

20 Mar 2019

How to raise independent boys

Hand over the laundry and go fix yourself a large drink. You’ve earned it.

14 Feb 2019

Child rearing is no joke

Do you know who Russel Brand is? Name sound familiar? Let me refresh your memory. Long haired guy. Wide, manic eyes.

07 Feb 2019

Is child rearing really complex and nuanced? 

You can imagine the outrage on Twitter.

23 Jan 2019

‘Dear owners, don’t count on your pets to count’

Vasu! Vasuuu! Show Dido’s mommy how you can count to ten.’ Vasu is not interested in showing off his mathematical prowess.

17 Jan 2019

‘Vasu! Vasuuu! Show Dido’s mommy how you can count to ten’

Vasu is not interested in showing off his mathematical prowess.

16 Jan 2019

Gear up for the new year

Well, after my deeply insightful look at the non-newsworthy events of 2018 that made headlines, I felt it was my duty to inform you of what’s in store for parents in 2019.

05 Jan 2019

Here’s what parents can pin their plans on

Well, after my deeply insightful look at the non-newsworthy events of 2018 that made headlines, I felt it was my duty to inform you of what’s in store for parents in 2019.

03 Jan 2019

The non-news of 2018

There’s nothing like the last week of December to feel like a complete and utter failure as a human being.

03 Jan 2019

Learn to appreciate the choices made by children

In college, I had a brief and mildly disastrous brush with Group Western Dance and Group Western Singing, during Fresher’s week.

18 Dec 2018

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