When I was a child, Mom always used to tell me to keep smiling as it makes the onlookers happy. Don’t know if I took it seriously then or understood the underlying meaning, but I always have a smile on my face. Thanks to my Mom!
Now that I’m a mother and though I want to instill values, virtues and principles in my children, I seldom tell them to do something because I feel it is right. I prefer exposing them to situations and making them judge what is right and what is wrong. This practice might prove wrong in certain cases, but till now it has definitely helped me. They judge a situation by themselves and they learn what is right and what is wrong. And anything that we learn by ourselves remains within us for a lifetime. That’s what I believe in.
Last weekend, along with Little Love (the younger one) I went to pick up Anu (the elder one) from her weekly Abacus classes. On our way back, I hired a rickshaw. As the rickshaw moved, Little Love started waving and shouting out to people…
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