Wednesday, April 20, 2005

My Brother 'R' not Nikhil, Ankita and Mom's gyan.

How do you react when a two year old who has just started talking with a cute and small voice sing, “kaang-se-thamoida-chik-e” meaning,”this mosquito is biting at my heart” ? Nearly fell off my bed laughing. That’s my niece, Ankita over the phone. She goes to a creche and is believed to have picked up the song from there. What song and what lyrics! Hoho haaa…ha ha ...

Need to plan a holiday soon to meet this bundle of joy.

Marriage has changed my brother for the better. Infact, it has done wonders. My long-haired brother was a nightmare to all the kids in the neighbourhood (including me), strict and short tempered and it was such a lovely sight to see him play with Ankita, change her diapers not to forget his neatly trimmed hair, the last time I went home.

He used to keep changing girfriends, dumping or getting dumped often the later but after meeting my sis-in-law, he had to leave all that in the past, change his ways and literally chase her down the proverbial ‘aisle’.

Mom had told him once over lunch in front of all the siblings, “Don’t flirt with someone you don’t want to go around with, don’t go around with someone whom you don’t want to marry. Life has a way of taking u-turns, you often end up with what you never planned. I will be happy if someone loves you back truly, you’ll learn to give.”

He chose his love and is loving his choice- that’s marriage for my brother.

Cheers and best wishes to some of the newly weds, Pompy, Stone, Romila, Shalini, Anita.

27 comments:

shub said...

s-w-eeeeeeeeeeeeeet post! :-)
n nice Mom! :-)
they always are, aren't they?! :)

Anonymous said...

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Arunima said...

anonymous: Thanks, I would have appreciated it more had you left your name.

d4u said...

To luv someone and then luvin the choice is amazin!!
Lol on the mosquito thing...kids r really sweet...:-)

Kishore said...

chooo chuweet kid..
and mom too.. wish all moms advice such things to their son/daughter. Some poor ones suffer because their mom/dad are damn against even taking the word of loving someone.. Even in this day, it continues to be a taboo quite often.

s! said...

kids say the cutest things.. by the way, when do you get married! ;-))

Mr. Maverick said...

"cute and small voice" :) How I love that voice!!

It is the innocence in their words, which we feel is cute! Somehow as we grow up, we loose this innocence and so the cuteness too.

“He chose to love and is loving his choice” – Lucky him!

manuscrypts said...

from experience, marriages dont change guys, wives do..lol

Anonymous said...

hi arunim,
whic lang was that? the mosquito biting part?
sathya
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Stone said...

Absolutely loved the song "this mosquito is biting at my heart" ..:-)
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Thanks for the wishes :-)

Fun_Da_Mental said...

LOL... that kid thing sounds funny! Ye aaj-kal ke bachche, uff uff! :D (grrr... feel like having grown up beyond 60 already! :O )

BTW at the risk of sounding cliche, nice post! :) [I say this almost every time u write eh? Either blame it on your beautiful writing or my lack of words to appreciate this writing. :-)]

IdeaSmith said...

Hmm....true love and parenthood can transform the most wayward apparantly. Delightful.

Arunima said...

@Saurabh: very nice question. What is your next question?
:-)

not in the cards right now buddy

nits said...

Kids are amazing, too bad, you have to marry to have kids. I dont want to create a controversy here about other ways, you get my point, right??

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Arunima said...

@satya: that was Manipuri.

Pallavi said...

marriage does change people.. for the better LOLOL

despiteme said...

hmm i have a 2 year old nephew and a 4 year old niece. they get more mischievous and clever by the SECOND.

adorable and full of energy...in fact will be seeing em this evening. Which means i need to rest up, and store energy. EEEEEKKKK

Manish said...

Manipuri ...ummmm ...sounds sweet!

sanguine said...

hey first time here .. cant remember from whr ..have been blog hopping the whole day ...
really liked your posts..went thro archives too.

n ya a tight hug to the kid @ LOL

sid said...

:o) That's reallly sweet. It feels wonderful to see people finding love. Will remember your momz words!! :D

Arunima said...

thanks Sid and Sanguine for dropping by:-)

I'll read you soon.

Pallavi, go for dance. I vote for it. ok,this is in reply to the prvious comment :-)

@Nits: I got your point buddy

@fundu: thanks a lot.

Jubilant said...

Congrats to your bro'

goodwill hunting said...

marriage really changes people ..isnt it ??shaadi barbaadi (oops aabadi) hoti hai .

ammasmon said...

Marriage....

OH no! I am out......
i would like to lead a life with out any "strings " attached. like to fly over the seven seas.. touch the horizons. and feel our mother earth..

girls are good to look at. but dare touch em.

Fun_Da_Mental said...

High time you posted something! We want new post... we want new post... hamari maangein poori karo! :D

Arunima said...

ok :-)