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Mother, writer and daydreamer. Also chocoholic and chick-flick lover. But mainly mommy. To two boys, at that! When not escorting my Elder One (EO) to karate class, I'm trying to get in as many cuddles as possible from my Younger One (YO). And when not doing either, I'm hard-at-work trying to maintain a steady relationship with my laptop. And as for the Man I Married (MIM), well, let’s just put it this way – even though we share a bedroom, our most meaningful conversations are held over the cell-phone!

Friday, April 3, 2009

The Little Shopping Trip

Who knew, that all it would take for my YO, my little baby boy, to break into a happy dance right there in the middle of the store, was a short 'Mamma-and-me' trip to the store where I let him choose a chocolate?

He stopped infront of the display and looked lovinly and longingly at the array of temptations spread out in front of him. He didn't touch. He just stared. I told him to choose one and he looked at me as if an alien had taken his Mamma's place, a kind old alien, but an alien nevertheless. He chose a Dairy Milk with Mickey Mouse's picture on it and he looked at me as if I had allowed him a glimpse of paradise. When I said he could choose another one, he looked at me as if I had given him paradise. He immediately pointed to a lollipop and it was while I was tearing along the perforated line, that he broke into a littel happy jig, totally reminiscent of the Birdie Dance/Chicken Dance, with arms a-flapping and legs a-stomping and butt a-wiggling!

I felt all my maternel bits and pieces melting and oozing out of me.

4 comments:

Monika,Ansh said...

Awww....that is juts too cute.

Indyeah said...

aww...sho shop cute:))
(((hugs)))for the lil darling:)
you share it so beautifully that I can picture him:))

Sue said...

LOL!

I'm even worse. I allowed him to buy a small pack of Gems after he'd helped me buy the monthly groceries. And then didn't let him devour the whole packet. My parents have disowned me!

Mama - Mia said...

:)

awwww!! the joy of childhood!! big hugs to both of you!