“Who broke the bottle of Oyster Sauce?” was the question of Firstborn to Big Bunso.
“Did you hear mama got mad?” was the answer of my 11-year old son.
“No, I haven’t. So who broke the bottle?” insisted Firstborn.
“Exactly. Did you hear mama got mad?” Big Bunso repeated.
The confusion on Who broke the bottle of Oyster Sauce?
This went on for about three times. Until Big Bunso revealed it was mama who accidentally broke the bottle of oyster sauce.
It wasn’t the hormonal imbalance. It was how I treated the boys for quite some time especially when I learned of the unexpected pregnancy. I was rude to them when I felt like it. I let them get their food and clean their plates. We seldom eat together. I preferred to sleep and be alone inside my room. And I saw the confusion in their eyes. That confusion turned to fear.