Posts Tagged ‘mother’

‘So? What are you getting me for the Mother’s day?’ The younger one was feeling unwell and so was bundled up in a blanket and the older one was sprawled on the floor with Gabbar. ‘What now?’ That seems to the younger one’s favourite phrase nowadays. ‘Never mind.’ I pretended to sigh and look sad. ‘Well, you have been...

Dear fellow Indian Mothers, I believe no mother asks her child to hate another child. So it was disturbing and shocking when Zareen told me, ‘My little one is only six-and-a-half years old and was hit in school for being a Muslim.’ A student sitting on the same bench as her daughter, Samaira, asked her,...