dedicated to bhu. my friend (and personal cheerleader) who interviewed hundreds and hundreds of pre-schoolers during
I interviewed just one puffed-up firstborn holding up the sanjeevani
mountain. And i’m looking already round if someone’s going to give me an award or something. How’d you do this over and over, bhu?
1. What is something I say to you?
FB: “FIRSTBORN! clean up.” (heh! heh! at least someone thinks i am a cleanaholic)
2. What makes me happy?When I’m happy, you are happy
3. How do I make you laugh?
when you laugh like ghatotgacha (excusez moi? i have this gentle tinkle of a smile..)
4. What do you think I was like when I was a child?
you were a whiner (FIRSTBORN! HOW DARE YOU? I DONT THINK I WANT TO PROCEED WITH THIS QUIZ)
5. How old am I?
16 years old (OK. OK. MAYBE just a few more questions)
6.How tall am I?
a little tall
7.What is my favorite thing to do?make chappati. and a lot of food. and solids for baby param (god! just how often have i been going on about “starting solids”)
8.What am I really good at?reading books (awwwwwwwww!*he gets a gatotgacha-like hug* )
What is my job?
to get me ready for school. keep my tiffin box,water bottle. amma, is that my job? (yes! starting Monday!)
10. What is my favorite food?rasam rice (nopey. its payasam)
11. How are we both the same?our faces are the same
12. how are we both different
you are wearing a bindi and i am not. *picks up a bindi from the drawer* now we are the same, amma.
and all ye mamas, go ahead and do this one…. and i do NOT laugh like gatotgacha