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Archive for August, 2011


   Aug 31

Live and Learn

My sister Sarah asked me why I say that my transition of bringing home Carly is so easily marked in my memory as having been more difficult than introducing Koen. The third delivery was my most painful, rendering me so dependant on outside help and cooperation from my children–I *needed* to sleep and did so […]

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   Aug 30

Panda Food!

Chinese steamed pork buns. Darren buys these for us from Costco and the children *love* eating them. The kids call them Panda Food since Shifu in Kung Fu Panda uses buns similar to these when he’s training Po to be the Dragon Warrior in the first movie. Anyway, I think this video is hilarious, for […]

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   Aug 29

Tapioca and Black Coffee

That’s a good way to start Monday morning. A clean kitchen while I wait for the coffee to finish brewing then a cold snack pack tapioca with the first cup of coffee. Especially when I wake up with a terrible sore throat, just hoping the children will behave when they wake and through the day, […]

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   Aug 29

The perfect day

What’s yours? For me it starts off with making park play date on time, children playing semi-fairly with agemates for nearly two whole hours; hubby picking us up exactly when he said that he might, then getting a Costco parking spot practically right at the store entrance. No screaming or hitting between the children while […]

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   Aug 04

Not Sure

Why I’m posting this really. I remember thinking it silly how a whole town seemed to want to tell the world that breast feeding the best thing in such a live out loud way. But too, it gave me a wonderful start as a new mother, and I mean that in the best way. Thanks, […]

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