Saumya is back in school and that means she doesn't get enough one on one time with me. For the past few weeks I have been waiting to get here, so I can be alone for few hours and do anything without being answerable to miss smarty pants. It also sounded like a fairytale that would never happen. The day she joined school back, I didn't know what to do at all ! I was excited to be doing something that I loaded myself with much more than I could handle! And while doing my own things, well if you really must know those things were laundry, grocery shopping, re-arranging the kitchen cabinets and cleaning till the last crumb was picked up, yes that is my glamorous life, coming back to the point, so while being busy in my world I kept on missing this little girl who was with me like my shadow at home. I liked the peace and quiet but I missed a cute little face asking me in sweet little voice "what are you doing? why are you putting so much detergent? why did you put that towel in the washer? Why are you smiling? Who were you talking to on the phone? Why? Why are you reading? Why do you want to relax? Why, why , why , why!!!???" You know that feeling when you are doing something and really want to be done and can't wait to be out of it so you can relax but the moment you are finished, all you do is, in your mind, go over all the little details of the thing you just got over with and realize how much you were enjoying that but if I ask you to do it all over again, you would run away? That's where Saumya has left me by going back to school. She was my reading companion, my shopping buddy ( with a critical eye I must say), my kitchen helper, my cheerleader and above a lovely daughter and fabulous person to be with. we shared such good laughs and many times we were simply there around each other. To see her grow up is a joy and I am glad I got to see so much of it over summer. We both made a special bond this summer and I hope we become good friends for life.
Here are some chit chats she did in past few days
Saumya: When is daddy coming home?
Me: I called him but he didn't take the call. It seems he is driving.
Saumya: Did he forget his blue tooth again? We bought him one so he takes our calls!!
Me: Oh, see I didn't even remember he has blue tooth.
Saumya: Well I do! I gifted him on father's day so he can take my calls while driving. !!!!
Me: (she has an extra art class after school today) Saumya, you will be gone for so long today, I am going to miss you.
Saumya: Mamma, I love you a lot too but even if we love we should not keep children home, I am going to learn something and I will be back.
Me: !!!!!! (spellbound)
Saumya: Come here, I will give you a hug.
Me: Thank you Saumya, I am just saying I will miss you, its not that I am sad. It is lovely that you go to school and get to learn so much.
Saumya: Yes, one should not keep anyone away from learning, no matter how much they miss them.
"It might feel like eternity but they grow up fast" is not a joke I guess!
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