Arfa Mirza Waqas

Arfa Mirza Waqas

The author has done her Masters in Media Studies from University of Ilmenau, Germany and is currently working as Senior Editor at Hongkiat(dot)com. Writing has been the only constant in her life. She tweets @arfamirza (twitter.com/arfamirza)

When your son asks you “what is a mango”

While flipping through a book of fruits that I brought for him yesterday, my three-year-old son stopped on a particular page. Curiously, he gazed at the picture for some time. He tilted the little book, first left then right, and even gave it at a full upside down rotation in hopes that this thing would look familiar once he sees it with the right angle. As I was watching him making these attempts and inwardly feeling excited on actually witnessing my toddler’s cognitive process (yes, parents have these weird, rather creepy moments of exhilaration), out of frustrated curiosity, my son asked ...

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