“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.” Ann Landers Do you remember that old Hutch ad with a cute pug dog? It said, “Wherever you go, our network follows”. This punchline explains the parenting style ofContinue reading “Are you a “Hutch” Parent?”
Author Archives: Pragya Sharma
7 tips to engage with kids on the spectrum
Hello Everyone, Wish you all a very happy new year. Beginning of every year, most of us spend some time introspecting and aim to become better. Though it is slightly late for a new year resolution, I believe it’s never too late to learn something new. Today, let’s learn a few tips to engage betterContinue reading “7 tips to engage with kids on the spectrum”
Which is your comfort language?
“With languages, you are at home anywhere.” Edward De Waal Ever wondered why do we have comfort over our native language despite being fluent in English or some other language that is not our mother tongue? Why is that given a chance we would switch to our native language unknowingly? Why do heartfelt conversations soundContinue reading “Which is your comfort language?”
7 Things You Should Do For An Autism Parent
On my journey, I have been blessed to have some really genuine souls who have been like angels for me. Surprisingly, they don’t have angel wings and look exactly like you and me! Then, what makes them different? How do they make life a bit easier? And, what can you do, to be in thatContinue reading “7 Things You Should Do For An Autism Parent”
10 Things You Should Never Say To An Autism Parent
As a parent of a child with autism, I have happened to hear a lot of friendly advice and unpleasant comments both. Though I would like to believe that most of them were said out of genuine concern, they usually fall flat or backfire. Here are my recommendations on statements you should never make inContinue reading “10 Things You Should Never Say To An Autism Parent”
What is wrong with him?
Never judge someone without knowing the whole story. You may think you understand, but you don’t. Unknown We are extremely sensitive when it comes to our dreams, our desires, our feelings, our kids, our families, our jobs, or anything that is close to our hearts. But have we ever tasted our insensitivities when it isContinue reading “What is wrong with him?”
A Life Changing Event
It’s frightening how one day, one moment, one event, can change your life completely. Unknown What is a Life-Changing Event? As the name suggests, events that change the trajectory of our lives are known as Life-Changing events. Sometimes they happen as a result of cautious decisions that we take while there are times when weContinue reading “A Life Changing Event”
What does that mean???
“I don’t think people understand how stressful it is to explain what’s going on in your head when you don’t even understand it yourself.” Unknown We all have faced complicated and confusing situations in our lives. Some cause a lot more hair loss than the others but they keep visiting like an unwanted guest. IContinue reading “What does that mean???”
An Unexpected Call – Beginning of A Journey
“Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans”. John Lennon It has happened to me; it has happened to you; it has happened to everyone. 2015 – I was busy as well as super excited about my new house moving-in preparations. I had planned everything. I knew how I wanted my houseContinue reading “An Unexpected Call – Beginning of A Journey”