Do you miss me?

Excerpts from a conversation between a dad and (nearly) five year old…

Dad: *with a lot of hope* Do you miss me?

Daughter: Hmmmm… No.

Dad: *regains composure and replies in a weak voice* Okay.

Daughter: *after an uncomfortable silence* What is that? Missing?

Dad: *after thinking a bit* Do you want me to come back home soon?

Daughter: *excited and in a loud voice* Yeah! That is what I ask everyone. When are you coming back? *pause* Is that “missing”?…

Dad: *beams*

Picture Courtesy: http://crazywithak.co.uk

Tags: Parenthood,Missing

Comments

  1. So nice :-) little joys of parenting?

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  2. it could be accidental that my latest post is also about missing..:)

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  3. :) .... reminds me of all that small talks i had with my dad in my growing years and those i look forward to with my litl one

    - LR (Gingerchai.com)

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  4. I guess the dad is missing the daughter more! I bet the daughter has a more active social life and is too busy to miss anybody...

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  5. awwww...As parents, we tend to expect kids to reciprocate our love for them, without realizing that they have they own ways to express it. But I guess it's just meant to be that way!

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  6. @Harish - :)

    @Tomz - Coincidence! :)

    @Lakshmi Rajan - Thanks for dropping by! I'm glad that my post brought you nostalgia.

    @Sm - :)

    @Aparna - :) She still asks for me. She has been trying to call me on my phone as she knows my cellphone number in India. She hasn't learnt the France number yet!

    @RGB - Yeah true. We would like them to express it in our way. :)

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  7. ya touchy...but true life happening..

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  8. hey nona u look so diff in this photo yar..haha..the earlier one was looking like some other guy..lol

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  9. @Ramesh - :) There is a gap of 2 years between these photos!

    @PKaruthodi - Thank you.

    @Radha - Not sure. But the feeling was wonderful. :)

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  11. this was very cute...this is how it actually goes like many a time!!

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    1. So sweet :) feels good when kids say such innocent things!

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