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Growing up to be….

A week after the little guy turned 3, the little guy put his stethoscope around his neck and proclaimed, “Naan biiiiiiiiiiigggg boy aaanna aprome, Dr.A mathiri, Dr. Naren agaporaen”. (When I am a big boy, I will be Dr.Naren, like Dr. A- his peds).

Approximately 12hrs passed and this time he made another proclamation. “Naan biiiiiiiiiiigggg boy aaanna aprome, Policeman aagi, Arj, Ank a nalla adi adi podaporaen.” (When I am a big boy, I will a Policeman and I will beat up Arj and Ank –  2 of his classmates, who recently had an altercation with the boy. He has been thought that only Policemen have the rights to beat up other people, especially when someone commits a mistake. I see that the lesson has been well imbibed).

My heart is swelling with pride, that it could blast out any moment now. I see my duties very clearly cut out for me since this seems to be the stage when he can understand that he can be whatever he well pleases to be and I have to introduce him to a lot of professions out there.

  1. 10/25/2009 at 8:12 pm

    oh..cutie pie he is! Let him explore all the different options. Not like our generation, where everyone ended up as software engineers 🙂

  2. Shobana
    10/28/2009 at 6:38 am

    Thanks! True. I am waiting to see what his generation will be crazy about.

  3. kay
    10/28/2009 at 10:17 pm

    The pride of parents is something difficult to describe. you seem like a good parent.

    • Shobana
      10/30/2009 at 9:53 am

      Thanks Kay!

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