Posted: 19 July 2012 at 4:00am | IP Logged
It's quite a tricky situation for Aarti but i felt she should have been more accomodating with Ansh. At least speak to him about it and explain why she's doing all this for Palak. Yes, Yash should take up Ansh's cause so Aarti won't have divided attention between the two kids. It would really be unfair for Ansh if he will not have anyone support him.
Regarding Palak accepting Aarti as her mother, i feel she will but not as absorbed as her younger sister is because she is more aware of her sorroundings (and with the ever present Buaji, children can easily be influenced at any point). The relationship will be improved enough for Palak to have her confidence back.
I don't have kids of my own but i do have a lot of nieces and nephews and i observe some as too shy or silent. The boisterous one, i usually play with them and the shy ones, i try to "carry" them while playing with the more engaging ones. I always keep an extra eye on the shy ones as they often move away. If i feel they don't want to be in the group, i take them somewhere or do things more to their liking. To me, conversation with children always helps them to open up more