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A legend

"Other mothers give birth to children. Mine gave birth to a legend," announces my twelve year old and watches my face carefully for a reaction.

I am surprised, tickled and amused. But I do not miss a beat. In a deadpan voice I retort, "The unwritten law states that legends have to cuddle up and hug their mothers for at least ten minutes."

"Ask your other legend."

:)

What can I say? I am still grinning. And I told her I would blog about this and she shrugged and ran out to play. :)
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Comments

  1. Can I hug this legend please... The 'other' legend I know will hide behind if he spots me coming towards him... Such a doll she is. ❤️

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  2. So sweet ... My Happy new year wishes to all the legends starring in this post.

    Have a great year ahead Preeti...

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  3. that was sweet ... ^_^ ... and happy new year to all of you ... :)

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  4. So cute.happy new year Preety Shenoy

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  5. So cute.happy new year Preety Shenoy

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  6. Happy New year to all of you :) and wishing you all the success in the coming year!

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  7. Lol... Happy New Year to all of you.

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  8. the legends was very...nice...and i wish u a..great happy new year .

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  9. Stumbled upon your blog while I was reading a friend's blog. Glad that I did :-)

    Loved the simple ways in which you put across your thoughts.

    I wish I write more regularly like you..

    All the best!

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