I woke up a sleepy male this morning with a nuzzle, a hug and a kiss and told him I loved him. He replied by saying, "Me too. Can I watch the iPad after I come back from school today?" Be still my beating heart! Such emotion will sweep me away...
I swear you can't make up the kind of stuff that resides in a child's imagination! Most of my talks with my kid start with him telling me something he's heard or read or seen. The stuff he's read and seen is more reliable given the way his mind processes information. The stuff he's heard... Continue Reading →
Yesterday while running an errand I got blocked into a narrow lane by an imbecilic cabbie who had parked bang in the middle of the road with no thought for anyone else. Apparently when you have to take a whizz everything comes a poor second. So there I was, getting more annoyed by the minute... Continue Reading →
I did not think that I would have occasion to ever write the words: I woke up with a penny stuck to my leg. But the universe and (almost always) ny child conspire to have me say the most unlikely things in life Happy Sunday people. Here's to more currency being found on your person... Continue Reading →
Have you ever had one of those days when you got up, stumbled to the loo, turned on the light and thought,"Dang! My hair looks awesome!" How'd it get like that? No? Well, that's understandable...the likelihood of bed-hair looking good rather than freakish...well the odds are against it. I can categorize my bedhairiness ranging from... Continue Reading →
I'd overslept this morning and headed out to the gym midday, MLM in tow. Boy! That should have tipped me off exactly what would ensue while driving those measly 4 kms. But by all means, let me wax on and wax off Daniel-San! Sorry, couldn't help the last bit. Watched the original movie after ages and... Continue Reading →
Psych 101 introduced me to the notion of a word salad and initially I found it quite an interesting concept while it was still a theory in my books. Then over time I actually witnessed, heard rather, quite a few word salads while I was interning in various places; attempting to become a psychologist. And now,... Continue Reading →
I've noticed that there's a strange and inexplicable condition that happens to kids, especially mine over the summer holidays. They become deaf, louder, motor movements mimic being like marionettes with their strings cut or like mini Boomerang videos. Polar opposites but somehow they seem to be able to switch between them effortlessly enough. The specific... Continue Reading →
I descend into wishful thinking and into the world of fantasy in order to get a handle on being a parent.