Your Mom making you gargle salt water instead of getting you medicine.
Making up an excuse for your family to tell them why you did not add them on Facebook.
Goras asking why you call your sister Baji and your brother Bahi.
Asking your parents if you can buy a pack of gum even when you are 20.
Being stopped at airport security because your Mom did not take off all of her jewelry.
Wearing sunscreen even when it is raining.
Boys and Girls sit separate at parties, even if it is your sibling.
Going home every weekend when in college.
When your Mom forces you to eat almonds because it is supposed to make you smarter.
When your Mom cares about her plants more than you.
When your Dad and your Uncle fight over the bill after dinner.
You hang out with your family every day…
hang out with your friends once a month.
When your Mom holds up the line at the grocery store because she needs to find the exact change/coupons.
When your parents make you speak to your grandparents…
they don’t know english.
Listening to your parents trying to pronounce your friends names.
Credit goes too: icallitarbitrary
Get in trouble
Your parents make sure to tell everyone.
You look at your nails and they always seem to be yellow.
Watching a Bollywood and thinking that the subtitles do not do justice for the curse words.
Always keeping another tab open when you are on the computer in case your parents walk by.
I’m sorry it’s taken so long for me to finally update! It gets tough with school, but I’ll be starting up again! Yaaay! It’ll be a slow start, but don’t worry! Spread word of us :)
Awww thanks! I’m glad to hear that! You all are pretty great too!
Thanks for the advice! I’m definitely going to start doing that!
Maybe they are hiding something from you ;)
Stay Brown! (kind of…)
Awww you are too sweet! If you think about it…it’s just basing all of this on everyday life experiences :) But thank you!
You’re telling me…the brown life definitely is not easy.
I will be back tomorrow :) It got difficult with school! Wanted to keep my parents happy, so I had to sign off for a while…BUT I’m back and better than ever!
can’t go to your dream college because your parents want you to live either at home or close by.
your mom starts getting ready two hours before an event and is late,
your dad gets ready ten minutes before an event and is still on time.
youngest sibling becomes the slave.
do something wrong.
parents threaten you with marriage.
your parents lie about your age at buffets so you can get the kids price.
you are expected to get a perfect score on the Math portion of the SAT.
Slowly but surely :) Sorry about the wait! Stay brown.
you accidentally use the mother tongue with your gora friends.
your parents keep the money you get from your birthday and holidays.
Thank you! You’re great! Stay brown.
Why thank you! That is sweet of you too say :) We’re making a comeback…it’s hard to update with school! Stay Brown.
We aren’t trying to offend anyone, but it is a common term used. Many people can consider “brown” to be a derogatory term as well, but it is used in good fun. Stay brown.
If the problems works for you, then anyone! Stay brown
We made it our catchphrase! Even though we have so many problems, we are still brown and proud and would never give up this lifestyle for the world! So…stay brown!
WE’RE BACCCK! Slowly but surely! School got really busy, but now we will slowly be back in action! Sorry everyone! We have new problems and they will be up soon enough :) stay brown.
when a substitute stares at a name on the attendance list and everyone knows its your name.
credit to fellow blogger: ntothe-pensieve
work in a place with other brown people. everyone assumes you’re related.
when you have to bring gifts for everyone in the motherland.
credit goes to fellow blogger: srilankanforever
when your parents tell you to be more like your friends when they have no idea how many bad things they do.
when you have to “dust” the tables.
when aunties and uncles comment on your facebook status.
miss a call from your parents, have to think of a story to tell them why.
your only casual reading is your textbook.
Sorry guys for the lack of posts! with school starting and all it makes it really difficult to post!