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September 12, 2008

Little girls need their mommies.

Sis and Bil came back from their Italy trip on Tuesday morning. My dad arrived from India on Wednesday night. So yes, another one of our loony family reunions taking place in Zurich for the first time. Yippee! Ashu is in heaven. She resisted school on Thursday morning and she had to be unglued from my fathers arm but she was OK afterwards. She happily left for school on Friday. And something else happened too. There was a coffee morning I had to attend with some school moms. So I took Antu along with me. So far I have been walking Ashu to her class and help her take her jacket and shoes off. I asked her if I can drop her off at the car park and can she go into her class on her own with one of the teachers help. Otherwise I ve to park, take Antu in her car seat and go into the school. Ashu accepted. So I stopped the car in the school driveway and one of the teachers opened the door, helped Ashu and took her in. I was of course in tears seeing my little girl go. Sigh!

Antu was OK when we went to school and was OK on the way to the friends house. Was ok when we were there. But cried non stop when I picked up Ashu and came back home. Even the pacifier did nt work. Ashu was quite shaken by Antus crying. So far she has nt seen Antu cry like that. According to her, if the baby cries, Amma will feed her or change her or carry her or make her sleep. So she was very upset that I was nt doing anything to console Antu. Amma, shes crying Amma. Antus crying Amma, she kept repeating in a sad tone. I told her that Im driving and I am not able to help her and we will be home soon and she ll be OK. Ashu even hummed a song and tried to console Antu. My poor darlings! But this is going to be the routine once my mom leaves on Wednesday. (Sis and Bil leave on Sunday.) Even though my dad will be here for sometime, hes not my mom! Boo hoo hoo! :(

10 comments:

Priyanka said...

Thats such a sweet pic.

sansmerci said...

gals r born mothers :)

jottingsnmusings said...

I love your lil stories Boo! So much that I passed on a small award to show my appreciation. :)

Don't know if you remember me - I had commented a few months ago and have been lurking around ever since.

Shobana said...

Loved that pic and I ditto sansmerci's comment about girls!

LV said...

Such a cute pic!
Ashu's always been my favorite
kiddo :-) And she proves it
time and again why it is so!!

Lots of love to the li'l girls..
Lakshmi

dipali said...

Awwww- such a darling big sis!

Reva said...

so cute.. :)

yy.. now be a good big sister and hum a song for boo to cheer her up. :D

-Reva

Sundar Narayanan said...

nice photo.

:)

come on now, don't compare your dad to your mom!

:)

Mama - Mia said...

:)

that is sooo sweet! ashu and antu are gonna be like your sis and you! :)

cheers!

abha

Confounded! said...

That's an adorable pic!!