Saturday, May 23, 2009

Sisters under the skin

“I just cannot get my son to eat properly”, she said. “I try to feed him vegetables, but all he wants is those things that come in packets.”“It is exactly the same with my kids”, I agreed. “Problem is, they watch too much TV, and want everything that is advertised.”“Don’t get me started on that”, she sighed. “They watch cartoons all day long. Who will do their homework for them?”

She is a resident of Asia’s largest slum. I am a graduate of Asia’s top b-school. But when it comes to parenting, we are sisters under the skin.


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