Her: You don’t like me as much as you like the boys.
Me: Of course I do, sweetheart, my only little girl.
Her: I wouldn’t be your only little girl, if you had another baby.
Me: Would you like that, sweetheart?
Her: Hello? Me, small baby? Would I like that? Do I like small babies Mummy? I don’t think so.
NaBloPoMo – Z is for is for Zero and Zilch. Tomorrow, I plan to tell you about some of the authors I’ve left out and why. Something for you to look forward to.
As an only girl myself, I never really felt the ‘only girl’ thing was much to brag about. For a while Mum said ‘favourite girl’ which I liked until I saw through it too …
I recognise that imperious tone.