Diwali party at my son's school. My usually co-operative elder son threw a HUGE tantrum and refused to wear his traditional outfit. His argument was - 1) It wasn't pants and shirt 2) It was a dhoti. A DHOTI!!! 3) It was pink. SUICIDE! PINK! He went on to lament that his friends will laugh at him if he wore it. I

I sat to argue with him that pink doesn't mean girl and he wears pant shirt everyday why couldn't he wear something different? But noooo....

How do I undo the effects of peer pressure which I know is unavoidable but I'm shocked it has started so early.

The conclusion was that he ran off with a kurta and pants and a looonnnggg face. Sigh!

It does start early!!! I have always been telling my boy....do something bcoz you want to and not bcoz othere are.

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