The second plunge

Originally posted on Atypically Yours:
The decision to take the plunge into motherhood or may I say parenthood is usually a very conscious one. Sometimes you know you are ready for it, sometimes you don’t but you still go for it, sometimes it all happens by accident! Readiness of the mind to step into a…

To Share or Not To Share

Originally posted on Atypically Yours:
Allowing your emotions to flow on paper in itself can be difficult at times and allowing them to be out there in the open for every one to see, is quite something else. I could have easily decided that I will share what I have learnt about the autism world…

Managing Vs Treating Autism

Originally posted on Atypically Yours:
Here I take off on a note from my last blog – The denial, the realisation and the setback. I received some feedback saying “Its sounds like you were marketing for Dr Woeller’s website”. So with this post I would like to clarify that. Imagine this: Day 1- You get…

A WHALE BOND

Originally posted on Rainrider:
I “Its your first rescue mission! Is it not exciting!” chirped our over excited onboard helper, Amy. She was always super hyper. “We are close to our whale”. She squealed. Sometimes I wish she just stopped her incessant chattering. Especially now when I was not that excited. I am a superb…

What it takes to be India’s best office district

Office district is a space that I refer to as comprising of, as the name suggests, offices and which is large enough to host 10’s of 1000’s of employees. Hyderabad has two such office districts currently – one in the Hitec City area and the other in Nanakramguda (Gachibowli) area. Overview Nanakramaguda office district is…

Fleeting moments and impactful actions

We all go through those specific moments in our daily lives where there is an event that last for few seconds. Such events demand action from us and we have to battle it out between our mind and heart before acting. All in a span of few seconds. The lost family Couple of decades back…

Why pay Crores of rupees in traffic challans?

Hyderabad Traffic Police personnel are extremely busy on the roads doing one of three different things: Managing traffic Taking pictures of traffic rule violators and filing e-challans Checking of vehicles, permits etc Of course, during monsoons and other reasons that obstruct traffic flow, they do their best to ease up things for commuters. What interested…

Time for peace in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) had been in focus for a long time now. Violent extremism in this state is thriving for over 30 years now. Worst years were 1990s and early 2000s when the number of fatalities touched a few thousands each year. Failure of the Indian state to contain this violence is very obvious.…

A forgotten war for India

India-China border conflict in 1960’s is something that most Indians have very little knowledge about. We know that the 1962 war was lost, but hardly any details of that war has been presented to us in our school books and other easily accessible literature. We do not even hear about the 1962 war from our…

IKEA and I kiya

IKEA launched its first store in India in August 2018. Like many in Hyderabad, I was also waiting for this store to open. There was a sense of pride to see a world leader in furniture is coming here. India is 55th country in the world to have an IKEA store. So, they came here…