Teresa says her mother is unreasonably persistent, always repeating her words. Oh, this kid!Didn't your teacher scold you?Didn't you get caught in the rain?If you're going to play with your brother and sister, don't go too far away. Come home before sunset. Sometimes Teresa asks herself: Doesn't Inay have anything else to say? She thinks her ears are starting to hurt from the constant reminders and queries.
Read in this story how Teresa realizes her mother's repetitious nature is but a manifestation of a mother's love for her child.