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Jaibala Rao

Blogger, Freelance Writer & Columnist

Academically a microbiologist and professionally a Freelance Writer and Columnist; Jaibala's true passion lies in writing words and weaving rhymes.   She is a Web Columnist for popular magazines and websites, has been featured on India’s top bloggers’ lists twice in a row and her posts are regularly picked as top posts. Jaibala also conducts blogging and writing workshops that help other writers find their voice. She can be reached at contact@jaibalarao.com
No, A Single Parent Isn’t Mom And Dad Rolled Into

No, A Single Parent Isn’t Mom And Dad Rolled Into On

When you see an advertisement that shows a son gifting his mother a mug that says “World's Best Dad” or a meme that says in effect that a single dad is as caring and loving as a mom, it immediately becomes aspirational. I won't lie -- three years back, all this is what I thought it meant to be a single parent. I wanted to be that mom who got that mug from her son.
24/08/2016 12:22 PM IST
Why I Am Happy That I Failed To Save My

Why I Am Happy That I Failed To Save My Marriage

I tried hard to please, change, accept and then salvage the situation. That my marriage was a situation that needed salvaging should have been my first reason to quit. But I kept egging myself on. Then slowly it dawned on me that I was losing this fight…
16/08/2016 1:55 PM IST
5 Types of Party Poopers That Haunt Every Apartment

5 Types of Party Poopers That Haunt Every Apartment Complex

Unfortunately, even the most cohesive of apartment complexes have curmudgeons getting in the way of all the camaraderie. Such people range from mildly annoying to downright Grinch-like. Here are some common types of party poopers that you best steer clear of.
23/07/2016 9:05 AM IST