The life of a child is tough, because…

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The life of a child is tough, because…

… if you’re the youngest among your buddies, the bigger ones bully you

… if you have a toy/cycle/scooter that no one else has, everyone will want a turn, and you almost never get to play with it

… if you’re the only girl in a boys’ world, they make sure you feel isolated and ignored

… if you’re a girl and the youngest of the lot, they make fun of you saying “you’re a baby” and “you’re a girl” till you cry

… if you’re the bully of the group, the others don’t like you

… if, by some unlucky chance, you manage to get into a debate with one of the ‘big’ boys, you lose without a fight, naturally, because for one thing, your frightened arguments are feeble and unimpressive, for another, Mothers sympathetically disbelieve everything you say and side with the angelic-faced ten-year-olds

… if you’re the leader who decides who plays with who, you invite the wrath of Mothers whose children you don’t play with

… if you’re one among a group of three, the two others always side against you and make you feel left out

… when you want to play, Mother calls you to sleep

… when you want to sleep, Mother says it’s time for school

… when you want to do colouring, Mother says it’s time for homework

… when you want snacks, Mother says it’s time for dinner

By |2018-12-10T15:43:48+00:00December 1st, 2010|As I see it, Pixel|4 Comments

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  1. Anonymous December 1, 2010 at 6:50 am - Reply

    Hey,
    Father too plays a crucial role in making life tough for the child. Add that too, if you don't mind. Ask me if you require more data !!!!!

  2. Sudam December 1, 2010 at 6:53 am - Reply

    Good thought. http://sudampanigrahi.blogspot.com/2010/11/me-naaz-speaking.html read this story the theme resembles interestingly. Thanks

  3. Jean December 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm - Reply

    Anonymous: I am sure there are more things/people who make a child's life difficult. You're welcome to add your thoughts here.

    Sudam: Nice story. 🙂 Thanks for posting the link.

  4. nkr4068 December 5, 2010 at 8:37 pm - Reply

    hehe..poor kids!

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