Since when are idlis white?
Many a cautionary tale in the overworked parent genre brings up the “school play” as the missed event. What about missing things that aren’t even things, don’t even happen, and one can’t even know that one has missed?
No one is asking me to use formula, but they don’t seem to understand why breastfeeding takes so much time! Isn’t he done? they will ask, and I get tense, as if I have to know the answer
I was once stopped on the street by an elderly woman who looked uncomfortable as I said “hi” as I walked into a party that she was just leaving. As she walked slowly towards me I smiled and waited for her acknowledge my greeting before I continued walking towards the house.
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Believe me, I’ve had to answer my share of people, including people I’d met just five minutes before, tsk-tsking me for carrying my daughter. While many (many!) tart responses used to come to mind, I settled for the unruffled smile which said it all.