Category Archives: Darndest Things Children Say

Spell Check – American or Indian?

Do you follow the British English spelling or the American one? My granddaughter, aged about six years entered the Spelling Bee contest in her school. My daughter trained her at home. She taught her to spell a list of possible words … Continue reading

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Why He Cried His Heart Out During The Farewell Speech

 It was a tearful farewell for this primary school boy. Or was it? In the school where I studied some years ago, boys were allowed only up to the fifth standard. After that they had to leave our school and … Continue reading

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Not Just A Mathematics Teacher.

Hating a certain subject doesn’t entirely depend upon the contents. It also depends upon who’s teaching you and how you are taught.  Usually people hate math. But I am not one of them. I love math. I shouldn’t really brag, … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Activity.

Being a kindergarten teacher is not easy. But I love my job and would not trade it for any other. I am a teacher at a Kindergarten School where the kids are all aged between three and four years. The kids … Continue reading

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Two Cute Stories – Ready Wit

A grandchild is a women’s delight. More so if the imp had the gift of the gab. My grandson though only four years old was quick with his retorts and repartees. Some of his instant replies have filled me with surprise … Continue reading

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Father Forgive Me.

Can you forgive your father if he deserts you for ten long years? This prodigal father finds that his child does not. My aunt whom we called  Mami was born after six boys. When she was a baby, her father, … Continue reading

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All Ears

  Children have unique thought processing. Sometimes, the things they say really astonishes us. My two and half-year old daughter recently said something and every time I think of it, it puts the biggest smile on my face.  She is … Continue reading

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Two Delightful Stories – Adorable Kids.

Story 1: This three-year-old wanted her uncle to give her a playmate soon. Like on his wedding day itself. My granddaughter was a precocious three-year-old. She was exceptionally smart and my husband and I adored her. But the pampered child … Continue reading

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The Bravest Rabbit In Class.

Children have a mind of their own. Even if they are just three year-old kindergarten kids. My nephew was taking part in his Kindergarten Parent’s Day Event. My sister was very excited about it. He was her only child, born … Continue reading

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At Cricket-Clean Bowled

  In India, cricket is a national passion. Who gets clean bowled here, the boy or the lady? My husband and I  live in a big apartment complex comprising of some hundred flats. There is a common swimming pool and … Continue reading

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