The best part of me
Dear Amy, BBC team and beloved readers,
I’m nothing if not a typical proud mother. At times, I like to get lost crossing the timeline just to look at his picture beautifully drawn at the kindergarten 3 years ago by the age of 4. It brings sweet memories to me:
Mom: My dearly beloved son, are you sure my legs are so long like that?
Son: Sure mom! Don’t you know you’ve already grown? Adults have long legs!
The most challenging dialogue (apart from one in which he defends his theory that his toys are alive as in Toy Story film):
Son: Mom, could I fly?
Mom: Dear me! No, of course not, only birds can fly.
After some time...
Son: Mom, you’ve said only the birds can fly...there is an airplane flying over there.
Mom: Ok, you are right. The birds and the airplanes can fly because they have wings.
Son: What about the helicopter?
Mom: Rsrsrsrs...ok, birds, airplanes and helicopters can fly!
Son: But helicopters don’t have wings.
Mom: The helicopters don’t have wings but they have blades on top that go round and make it fly.
Son: And the superman...does he have wings or blades? ( he likes provoking me)
Mom: Nooo...he doesn’t have neither wings nor blades, but he has a red coat that...
He rushed to his room shouting:
Son: I have a red coat, mom!!!
I followed him:
Mom: Honey, please listen to me. You can’t fly. You don’t have wings, you don’t have blades. God made you with 2 legs because we were made to walk on the ground and not to fly, otherwise he would have made us with wings.
Son: Poor mom...she doesn’t know we can fly! Mom, I saw the superman flying on tv and he isn’t a bird, nor airplane, neither helicopter. He is like me. I can fly!
Mom: Oh my dear...I understand what you think but take it from me. You can’t fly. You cannot believe in everything you see on tv. The superman doesn’t exist. It’s just an image to make you believe it’s true.
Son: But mom...
Mom: Ok, this went too far! You can’t fly and if you jump over the window (we live in a flat), you will fall and die. And what do you see in superman? He doesn’t even have a mask. I think you should incorporate the spiderman. At least he only jump when he has already spun the web.
The continuation of the last blog:
The dentistry boss analysed my papers and test results, praised and said I could ask any question.
Me:Any question? So, you said you are happy with my results and I want to ask you (because I don't want to believe in illusions) if there is any hope for one who doesn't have a politcian to aid (all my friends had one).
Do you have any idea of what was his reaction? Imagine a bomb blowing up. He became furious. Extremely furious.
He said: I can assure you that if someone deserves, he/she will get it. After sometime, the results were: 3 classmates and me passed. I was very happy and I am still happy because I work there until today. But I think it was a luck so...don't do that!
Good night! See you tomorrow!
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