Boy Asked His Mum Why Uncle Victor Sleeps On Her Bed At Night, Here Is How She Responded (Fiction)
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We live in a period where children are more wiser and more smarter than how their parents used to be at their age. When a parent does something strange, their children, however young they maybe, will be too quick to question the actions and behaviours of their parents. The story below is an example of a keen boy questioning the behaviour of his mother.
A boy observed a strange behaviour in his mother's bedroom and was never comfortable till he had asked her about it. In one of the leafy suburbs of Nairobi, a six-year-old boy observed that his uncle called Victor and started to sleep on her mom's bed at night.
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He had come as a visitor and the boy had embraced him as his uncle and relative. However, observed that uncle Victor would not sleep in the extra bedroom, as is the case with all of the visitors. Victor would sleep on her mum's bed at night and this became a concern for the young mind.
The boy interrogated his mother and this is what she responded:
"Listen to me son: from today you will no longer refer to Victor as your uncle but as your dad. I had told you that your daddy left me when you are very young and I remained a widow for sometime till weeks ago when I decided to get married again. ."
"But Mum, why does uncle Victor sleep on your bed at night?" Her son interrupted.
Listen to me darling, "I have decided to get married again and Victor is now my husband. In short,I am saying he is your daddy and not your uncle. This is the reason why he sleeps on my bed at night!" His mum spoke out what she had at heart.
It is clear that this woman had been a single mother and had decided to remarry again. Her new husband was Victor, the man who had been referred to as an uncle by her son.
As a single mother, how do you break the news to your children that you have been married again and that your husband whom they called uncle is henceforth their daddy? This is a puzzle that many single mothers have had to deal with. The most important thing is to be honest with your children and counsel them whenever there is need.
Source: society_news_ (via Opera News )