Tag: funny ha-ha
Lost In Translation…Yet Again
At a pre-Diwali party held recently, we had mirth upto our eyeballs and then some. And while it does no good to harp on the difficult year everyone's been through; the enjoyment for me is enhanced because everyone I see on a daily basis is healthy and largely happy. A bunch of us started playing … Continue reading Lost In Translation…Yet Again
I came across these while searching for something entirely different on Google and thought it would be a bit of a departure from my usual content...
I've often mentioned the focus on English language that was given during my education. That I also ended up studying English literature during my undergrads was of no surprise to many. One of the things we've been taught over the years, in appreciation of poetry and prose, is the figures of speech that add that … Continue reading Parenting Bloopers#1
Not Talking To You!
Red and TO have been acting like annoying prats and I'm stuck playing referee. Yay for me. This morning when TO was looking for his meds he had to take Red's help since Red had kept them somewhere after the last dose. A sulky and solemn-faced child informed me he couldn't ask his father since … Continue reading Not Talking To You!
I am a linguistic snob. I was educated (read thrashed into proper pronunciation+enunciation) by my teachers; majority of them who were Anglophiles or were brought up to regard Wren&Martin at par with their particular religious canons. And while I'm not always right, am not usually too off the mark. This morning over breakfast, I mentioned … Continue reading Red-1 Me-0
Dish-ing On the Hubby
Red finds a new love in his 40s..
TO was working on a music assignment for school where he kept sharing bits and pieces of Western Classical music with me and saying what it felt like for him. Then came the zinger- "Ayu this guy Bitch makes good music!" and he showed me the laptop screen which had this- https://www.youtube.com/embed/KW4ooLi1yxE Luke 23:34!
The Strategic Mom
Any mother will tell you that manipulation is a bedrock of parenting. Sometimes we manipulate the little rugrats and quite a few times they manipulate us successfully and store that away for future reference of what works on the life-givers. This is what works with T.O quite well: If I need him to do something … Continue reading The Strategic Mom