Munnu turns Four!

//Munnu turns Four!

Munnu turns Four!

My little baby turns four today. Amazing – where have the years gone?

Wasn’t it yesterday that I was walking around like the proud Mother-to-be, showing off my tummy?
Wasn’t it just hours ago that he arrived, three weeks ahead of due date (on his Grandfather’s birthday), giving me less than an hour of labour pain, and I was so relieved to see him healthy, that I couldn’t stop myself from giving him a hundred kisses?

And then I would speak to him a million sweet nothings that made sense to no one else but him and me?

And then suddenly one morning he started smiling, and another day he turned over on his tummy, sat up, started talking, walking, questioning, and became the amazing explorer he is now!


He has learnt to do everything himself – putting on his shirt and pants, buttoning his shirt, taking bath, eating, even helping me make chapathis – he keeps up at it till he masters it, even after I have long given up trying to teach.

How little it takes to make him happy – a chocolate, an evening walk, a bed-time story, a favourite program in TV!

When he learns his numbers, how sweet he sounds when he says “twenty-eight, twenty-nine, twenty-ten!”

On his fourth birthday, I would wish for him what I pray every day – for a life of keeping himself and others happy, following and attaining his dreams, strength and courage to overcome the inevitable lows of life!

Happy Birthday, dear Munnu!

Previous posts :
Flowers for Mother
At the Doctor’s
More Questions
Being With my son
Mastering Language

By |2018-12-10T15:47:48+00:00November 19th, 2009|My Son|11 Comments

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  1. Eisley Jacobs November 19, 2009 at 5:29 am - Reply

    Happy Birthday Munnu!!! 🙂

  2. thoma November 19, 2009 at 5:44 am - Reply



    janmadinaaasamsakal Munnu

  3. Vinod_Sharma November 19, 2009 at 6:16 am - Reply

    Happy Birthday Munnu!

  4. Sagarone November 19, 2009 at 6:23 am - Reply

    Happy Birthday and many many more to come!

  5. Archana November 19, 2009 at 10:34 am - Reply

    Birthday wishes to him, and also to the celebrating Mommy! 😀

  6. Gopinath Mavinkurve November 20, 2009 at 7:20 am - Reply

    Wishing Munnu a very happy birthday!

  7. Carmi November 20, 2009 at 5:40 pm - Reply

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  8. Carmi November 20, 2009 at 5:40 pm - Reply

    What a blessing that you appreciate him and his life as deeply as you do. It's inspiring to see. Here's to many more happies for you all!

  9. Jean November 21, 2009 at 10:05 am - Reply

    Thanks a lot for coming over and sending your wishes Eisley, Arun, Vinod, Sagarone, Archana, Gopinath and Carmi. And also the Twitter folk who sent their wishes!

  10. Astroram November 24, 2009 at 5:38 pm - Reply

    The biggest joy. How it transcends!!

  11. nkr4068 September 16, 2010 at 7:37 am - Reply

    I know its been ages ago, n he's already going to be five soon, but then a belated happy b'day munnu! 🙂

    Nice pictures & pretty nostalgic pics, 4 me!

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