Don’t Stay in the Sun For Too Long

“Why do you let your daughter stay out in the sun for too long, don’t you see she will get dark?” The woman pointed at me while rolling her eyes at my mom. Seven year old me, was wrapped up in a pool towel holding an ice cream cone that was melting down half my arm. The woman proceeded to show my mom the tan lines from my bathing suit. My mom quickly took me away clearly unbothered. I remember looking at all of the other kids




@tashi_2398 and @its2sketchy

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Anil Ambani: Setting a Precedent for Unprecedented Values

Ruins of the old world

For Liubușoara of Sireți, daughter and friend, the older people wait at the gate or in the doorway…

My Mother-In-Law Caught Me Sucking Her Other Son’s Cock At A Charity Event

pretty woman in a white dress for an erotic cheating scandal story

Why I don’t think home ever could be a place

4th Graders Know More Than You Think.

Family in the Time of COVID-19

I am surrounded by love

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Natasha Jain

Natasha Jain

@tashi_2398 and @its2sketchy

More from Medium

Asian Americans Are Facing Unprecedented Difficulties in Chicago

I was physically assaulted in graduate school because a classmate didn’t like what I said.

Roe v. Wade & the Supreme Court Opinion Draft: What do I tell my students?

Watching TV Shows as a Coping Mechanism