Category Archives: baby talk

Love letter to my firstborn

My dear Sahar, You were sitting in my lap in the front seat of our car. Your father was driving. I was crying. “My baby, my baby,” I whispered, holding you tight. We had just found out that we were … Continue reading

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Fate of an Almond

I show her a badam.She smiles. 7 front teeth.‘No,’ goes her little head. I put it in my mouth and chew slowly. Deliberately.She looks. I show her some chewed stuff on my tongue.She looks. A bit intrigued.She wants, I hope.She … Continue reading

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Are you two sisters ?

Aliza asked Afzal and me. I was wearing Afzal’s t-shirt at night, so Aliza tried to clear the fog in her 2 yr old brain by asking me where I got this t-shirt from. I said its Afzal’s.So my dialogue … Continue reading

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