staircase to the clouds

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Posted by msanjay | Posted in activities | Posted on 12-06-2011

Me: Today’s a beautiful Sunday, what shall we do?

Son: Its time build a staircase to the clouds.

Me: Ok so lets start with a model – here are some building blocks.

Then he created a staircase but it didn’t stand much of a test, so a joint collaboration where both of us learnt the importance of supporting pillars for stability, resulted in an improved model…

Hi

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Posted by msanjay | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 11-06-2011

I’m back

a letter by a mom to her 4 year old daughter

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Posted by msanjay | Posted in parenting | Posted on 10-06-2011

I wondered whether to put ‘beautiful letter’, ‘insightful letter’, ‘wonderful letter’, but finally gave up because no adjective would really do it justice 🙂

how much blood

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Posted by msanjay | Posted in communication, quotes | Posted on 09-06-2011

Son got a small pinprick cut today on his finger…

He’d squeeze his finger to see a tiny droplet of blood. After a few minutes, it had clotted.

When he squeezed again no more blood came out, he asked “has all my blood run out?”

amma song

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Posted by msanjay | Posted in music | Posted on 02-06-2011

The first song we recorded, a spontaneous one with some music added…earlier one…

      abhinav_Amma_song

Lyrics: Abhinav
Music: 99% composition Sanjay, 1% inspiration Vijetha

“Amma, I like you,
I want to
be with you
onlee – ee – ee – ee – ee – ee”

when he falls

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Posted by msanjay | Posted in habits | Posted on 06-05-2011

In general whenever he falls, we usually don’t pick him up immediately when he falls. This looks a bit harsh initially. It is also a bit more harder on us parents because first impulse is to rush and comfort him when he’s hurt himself.

But he’s learnt to a certain extent to rely on himself to comfort himself.

Of course we don’t just leave him there pick him up only few seconds/minutes later, sometimes we pretend as if nothing has happened at all :

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bicycle

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Posted by msanjay | Posted in outdoors | Posted on 06-05-2011

We got a BSA bicycle + 2 helper wheels for him from some place near Chamarajpet, around a year ago. Brief retrospective about its details…
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a day out with nature

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Posted by msanjay | Posted in outdoors | Posted on 02-04-2011

clarifications about baby delivery

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Posted by appa | Posted in fun | Posted on 14-05-2010

My all time favorite American comedian Bill Cosby at his best with a kid!

ice ice baby

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Posted by appa | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 12-05-2010

finally broken

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Puts a bit of milk into the icy cup

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The cup

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Spinning it around

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Tunnel of ice

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light at end of icy tunnel

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Playing

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