Kids and the irresistible way their minds work!
This used to be my line when I heard her banging the door while I was in the middle of a bath, or saw her gesturing frantically with me on a call, or when she asked me to ‘watch’ her dancing/jumping/talking- basically whenever she demanded my attention that I couldn’t give immediately.
Sunday afternoon had Ananya pondering over some serious things…
Like world’s miseries- hunger, poverty, extinction, terrorism…
Anan( with a purposeful knit of her brow): There is only one way to solve this.
Me( Impressed and curious): Really? Tell me how?
Anan: Make Appa the President of the world!!!!
Oh! Daughters and their Supermen Daddies!!! It’s always ” My Daddy Strongest” for them.
Real fun with learning happens with kids.
Ameya is now learning shapes in school. So here goes my reading session with her…
Me: What’s a square?
Ameya: A square has 4 sides. All sides are equal.
Me: Good. What’s a rectangle?
Ameya: A re-ttangle has 4 sides. All sides are opposite sides.
Another classic Ameya moment
Me: What is the opposite of ‘Over’?
Ameya: Not over.
Ameya: Not beautiful?
Remember the most common threat from our parents? God will cut off your nose!
That’s how kids follow instructions..
Frustrated with traffic? look beyond the obvious…
Why dads are always the daughter’s first superheroes…
Why all dads are superheroes for their daughters…
A&A and friends were neck-deep into bragging when I overheard this: Freind 1: I know 3 languages – Tamil, Kannada, English Freind 2: I know 4 languages- Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, English Ananya: I know 5 …
Growing up and analyzing situations too much can impede following the heart. Here’s how a child rekindled the art of giving….