Lately, my nearly-3-year daughter has taken to creating 'bouquet' of animals. Ever so often, she asks me what animals I want. I give her a random list. Then she asks me which color I want them in. After half an hour of hard labor, the bouquet is ready and it looks something like this. Or … Continue reading Thoughts: A Tough Assignment
Giddy with happiness, she recounted how they became proud parents...
She looked through tear-filled eyes at her son's first finished carpet. Even at just 200 knots per square inch, it was a beauty. She had started teaching him creating hand-knit carpets at a tender age of seven. Initially, his tiny fingers bled every day where the wool threads cut through his delicate skin. He often … Continue reading 200 Knots Per Square Inch
I am a mother of a genius. If only someone could decipher her script... I bought a Maths notebook for my 2-year old in an attempt to teach writing numbers. Two days later, it was full of these weird symbols that she wrote with the flourish of a professional while singing the ABCD song alongside. … Continue reading Winging It
"I went to pluck the magical rose but a Lion as huge as a mountain was guarding it. He said, 'Don't you dare pluck it.' So I knocked the Lion out cold in one punch. His teeth bruised my knuckles though." said the three-year old, explaining his bruises to his mother.
Mom (to her 12 year old): Honey, Why are you up so late? Are you alright? After 40 years Daughter: Mom, Why are you up so late? Are you alright?
She trembled with fear as she hid behind the tree, her face covered with a 'dupatta'. If only one of her children would come out... Her youngest saw her and, before she could stop him, cried with delight, "Amma!" Knowing that she only had a few seconds, she snatched him and ran away from their … Continue reading Tiny Story: Kidnap