11 Mar

The Tough Stuff: Why Denial About Autism Hurts (and What You Can Do)

Let’s face it, parenting is a rollercoaster. Throw in a diagnosis like autism, and it’s normal to feel overwhelmed. But sometimes, all these overwhelming thoughts and emotions can morph into denial. We all want the “perfect” kid, the one who aced all their milestones and fits neatly into a box. Autism messes with that picture, […]


6 Dec

Working Mothers: A Balancing Act

            For millions of working mothers, balancing a career and family can be a daily juggling act. Striking a balance in both these spheres can be fulfilling and challenging at the same time.    Working Mothers vs Stay-at-Home Moms The debate about raising better children has spurred a significant battle. […]


9 Jun

Unlocking Wonderland: Boosting Your Child’s Creativity and Imagination

Creativity and imagination are invaluable skills for success in a rapidly changing world. The bad news is that there is no button to get the creative juices flowing. However, one can develop and nurture creativity as they grow. As parents and educators, we must guide children to the Fountain where Imagination Flows in Abundance.   […]


1 Jun

South Asian Parenting: A Rough Guide

    Parenting practices vary widely across cultures, reflecting the unique values ​​and traditions that shape each society. South Asian Parenting is rooted in a rich picture of heritage and customs, and takes on a distinct flavour that emphasizes family ties, discipline, upbringing and traditional values. In this blog, we dive into the intricacies of […]


4 May

Living with My Husband

Children with autism, grow up to be… adults with autism. That is a barebones fact. Children may learn to adapt, but autism isn’t an infection that goes away. Because the world is only just opening its eyes to what autism looks like, many people around us may have autism, without anyone ever suspecting. Today’s blog […]


23 Apr

The Parent Trap

Growing up, The Parent Trap (1998) was one of my favourite movies. However, while the post has been titled after the movie, there is no resemblance. This blog covers pitfalls and traps parents often find themselves in.   Parenting is Tough The first humans (the predecessors of modern humans) walked this earth about a million […]


6 Apr

Childhood Trauma: More than Sticks and Stones

  Childhood trauma can have a profound and long-lasting impact on children’s mental and emotional well-being. This blog explores how parents can, intentionally or unintentionally, inflict it upon their children. Names have been changed to protect identity.   Abdul Rahman is a 32 year old IT professional. He thinks he’s pretty good at what he […]


1 Apr

6 Reasons Moms Should Not Be Their Child’s Therapist

  There are good reasons why we think moms should not be their child’s therapist! We are sure we will receive flak for this hot take. But truth must prevail.   Autism, ADHD and other disorders are complex. To manage them effectively, children need someone with  specialized knowledge and training. Parents, specifically mothers, play an […]


31 Mar

Strange Tales

  Mental illness is discussed, but we often must recognize it and take appropriate action. And sometimes, we do recognise it, but there is little that we can do. In this strange but true story, names have been changed to protect the identities of the people involved.   There were two siblings,  Ameera (6 years […]


25 Mar

Boosting Your Child’s Self-Esteem: 5 Practical Tips

  Self-esteem is an essential aspect of a child’s development that helps them build a positive self-image, cope with challenges, and form healthy relationships with others. Children with high self-esteem are more likely to take risks, pursue their goals, and feel valued and respected. Parents play a crucial role in nurturing their child’s self-esteem.    […]