Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Kids and my late night calls

Everyday and i say most days, we have night calls which i would need to dial into. When i joined this company a few years ago it started with 2 days a week for 1 hour 10.30-11.30. Based on day light savings, times used to vary. Then we started having status calls daily for half an hour. Now it has come to a mode where we have atleast 1-2 calls every night ranging from 1-1.5 hours. Ofcourse we do get breaks during India holiday or US holiday and some other days. So this is how the kids react  to the whole thing:

I enter home in the evening say 6pm, take a quick wash

Tiny: Amma, any call tonight?
Me: Yes Baby
Little : How many? 1..2..
Tiny : When, what time does it start???
Me: 8.30..
Little: But i need my story ok...
Tiny: No amma cheating, tell your manager you are not going to call

Little : Do only one call amma..and then tell me story...
Tiny : No,,,Amma sleeps with me today

Then the fight starts...After all their day schedules and dinner, even before i dial in, Tiny is off to her bunk bed and fast asleep..Little waits for me to end my calls and gets to hear a story and we sleep before the dad walks in. So the dad who wants to collapse for the night does so on Little's bunk bed right below Tiny...

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Friendship day

Tiny Little Conversations

Tiny gets 3 friendship bands of which one was from our neighbour's daughter and the rest from her school friends. Little did not get any from his friends and so was asking Tiny for one. Tiny tried and pacified him in many ways. When things went out of control

Tiny: Little you know this is supposed to be tied to friends only. We should not tie it to brothers. Also you should be in 3rd standard (since she is in 3rd std) to tie this.
Another day we were heading off to Little's school for fancy dress competition. There was a huge cow standing in the middle of a small lane. It was to relieve its intestines of the food i suppose....

Tiny: Look amma, the cow is living babies...;)

Don't know what made her think babies...