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Lessons from Baba

21 Oct

I went to pick kids from the day care on a random weekday. The caretaker(CT) told me that Tammu was pushed by a boy A and she fell down.

Me: Did she get hurt?

CT: No, but her bangles broke. There is no wound. But I just wanted to inform you.

Me: What did Tammu do to that guy?

CT: Nothing.

Me (Not trusting her): Are you sure? She is very naughty btw.

CT: No ma’am. She did not do anything at all. A is very mischievous and play pranks on most of the kids.

Me: Alright, thanks for letting me know anyway.

(Abbas comes home after kids are asleep.) I told Abbas about this incident at night and he was mad at that boy A.

Morning as soon as they got up:

Abbas: Tammu, Did A push you?

Tammu: Yes Baba… Main fell down ho gayi. Crying kiya.

Abbas: Why didn’t you push him back?

Me (Startled): What??? What are you teaching her???

Abbas: My daughters will not take crap from anyone. I’ll teach them to give it back.

Me baffled but still hearing their conversations.

Abbas: Mannu, A pushed your sister na? You should have pushed that guy.

Mannu (blushing and all): Baba, I hold A’s hands and we both run together…

Abbas (about to faint): What??? Don’t hold his hands okay?

Mannu (throwing tantrums): No… I will hold his hands.

Abbas: Tammu, If Mannu holds A’s hands, you push both of them!

Tammu (Obediently): Okay Baba (wickedly grinning at the license she got for violence)

Mannu: I will lock Tammu in a room and then hold A’s hands and we will run together.

I chuckled. Abbas was dumbstruck!

No wonder, his scalp is growing barren by the day!!!

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17 Comments

Posted by on October 21, 2011 in Uncategorized

 

17 responses to “Lessons from Baba

  1. Sugar and Spice

    October 21, 2011 at 12:01 pm

    Whattay.. piece of advice and what reactions! You had me in splits, Seema! 😀

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    • Seema

      October 21, 2011 at 12:06 pm

      Hehe 😀

      Glad to have made you laugh 🙂

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  2. R's Mom

    October 21, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    Wait a bit…here I do agree with Abbas…dont go and hit anyone..but if someone hits you go and hit back….Way to Abbas…I think thats the right thing to teach your child *runs away before Seema comes to push me with a broom in her hand*

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    • Seema

      October 21, 2011 at 12:30 pm

      Lol RM! That’s why I just kept mum and listened to the latter part of the daddy-daughter conversation.

      Tammu is anyway titled ‘Rowdi Rangamma’ by me. She doesnt need that extra push to hit anyone.

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  3. RS

    October 21, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    Bwahahaahahha! 😀 I like that advise by the way and I love Mannu’s response the best! She WILL hold A’s hand no matter what! 😀 LOVE IT!

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    • Seema

      October 21, 2011 at 3:05 pm

      😀 I have one post due on Mannu’s first crush! (which by the way was from iTOTS)

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      • RS

        October 25, 2011 at 5:17 pm

        Aaah! Now I WANT to know what that is! 😀 Post fast! I hope its my little chutku! 😛

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        • Seema

          October 26, 2011 at 12:02 am

          Sorry to disappoint you, but Chutku is Mannu’s mom’s crush! 😀
          Will post soon…

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  4. Pepper

    October 22, 2011 at 3:29 am

    Main fell down ho gayi? That is just way too cute!

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  5. Scribby

    December 7, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    aww @ main fell down ho gayi! crying kiya …how cute is that 🙂

    This Mannu baby I’m telling you 🙂 cracks me up all the time 🙂

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    • Seema

      December 8, 2011 at 11:43 am

      Thanks Scribby.

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  6. Ashwathy

    February 7, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    ROFL!!! 😆 They are definitely starting young…. Their daddy is already running in circles!!! :mrgreen:

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    • Seema

      February 8, 2012 at 12:28 pm

      He is half bald already! And people think I’m the reason behind it 😦

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  7. manasaprasad

    November 10, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    He he….. I’m sure, very sure, you are glad u recorded these conversations! 🙂

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