Monthly Archives: June 2014

Half-way through 2014

Last day of 2014 and I am filled with new excitement..An excitement that I haven’t felt for over a year. Blogging does that to me..makes me happy inside and out 🙂 
Its winter holidays here and winter bugs are everywhere..Our own household has been fighting cold& flu for the last 2 weeks,if not longer.DH fell sick last week and is just getting better and now my own throat has started stinging.
But mums don’t get a sick day 🙂 Isn’t it funny how when men get sick,they turn into little kids? DH got mad,threw a tantrum(YES!) and then when he started to feel better,his crankiness started to go away and he turned into a happy kid  person again. 
And sometimes kids turn into your teachers..like Ms.A this morning.She likes to eat only in a particular bowl.I was feeling lazy to wash it and told her,that the bowl is not washed and is in the dishwasher. She said to me,”You know what I do,when the bowls are not washed? I just pull them out of the dishwasher,use some soap and rinse them out..”  umm.. Ok honey..I handwashed it for her. If it was an adult,they would have thought I was lazy or even got upset..but my 7 yo,just told me what to do in a matter-of-fact way..no judging..If only life was so simple 🙂 
While I am writing this post,how can I not write anything about Ms.An. She surprises me every day..I know,I say this everytime I talk about her,but really she does.Our vaccum broke down last week.So,I was managing with a broom..yes,good old fashioned sweeping after every meal and then,Ms.A decided to help me and the broom broke! So,today we went to the shops-S stayed in the car with the girls,and I ducked in to get the Vaccum cleaner. When I came back,Ms.An said to me,”Wow! Mumma,you got a new Vaccum” I was amazed that –

1)She strung the whole sentence,correctly.
2) She noticed that the big box that I was carrying had a Vaccum cleaner in it.
3) And that she said it all by herself 😛
Yes!I am in awe of her..This is a child,who spoke only what was required..if her work was done with just pointing at things,she preferred to use just her finger. I love hearing her speak. 
When I get back from work on a Saturday,she is the most excited.She runs around me,asks me to pick her up and when I do,she just wants long cuddles and that’s mum& An time..no-one else is allowed to talk to me. Last Saturday,as we were sitting on the couch cuddling,she touched my face,with both her hands,pinched my cheeks and then looked into my eyes and said…”Mumma,I wuv your face”…and just like that I turned into a puddle of mush. 
On that happy note,I’ll end this post and go snuggle up with my munchkin..Its a working day tomorrow..
Xoxo
Trish

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Separate Rooms..

Its a big step..for the girls and for us. I had moved the girls into one room.They slept there for a while and then my cousin and her family visited and stayed with us for a couple of weeks.We moved in with the girls,to accomodate the visitors.But,after they left,we were too lazy to move back into our own room. 

This long weekend,along with all other exciting things,we set up the girls’ rooms. Yes,separate rooms for them both. Just very functional at the moment..but atleast,its doing the job

 

That’s Aadya’s room :
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And that’s Ananya’s :
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The toys have been moved here,because according to Aadya,she is not a baby and doesn’t want any Ananya’s barging into her room to play with the toys!

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I still need to add rugs and night lamps etc..but like I said,its functional.
Oh and Nanya still slept with me last night.. she I we are not ready to let go of each other..just yet 😀

Excited!!

Nanya got to have a real Babycino today..actually no two Babycinos.I have mentioned before how she is lactose-intolerant.When we first moved to Australia,I used to take Aadya to little cafes and we’d spend a nice hour or so there,drinking coffees and babycinos,coloring pictures,talking.When Ananya turned one,I wanted to the same things with her.But,cow’s milk and soy milk made her sick.So that didn’t work.Today,I went to a cafe,and I had her milk in the car.I asked them if they’d make a babycino for us,with her milk and they said, they served lactose-free milk. OMG!I was so excited.I ordered one for Ananya!The joy on her face,when she got her own drink in a paper cup-Oh!!Priceless!I had to order her another one,because I was as excited as she was 🙂
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There’s my precious girl with her two babycinos and the headless boy cookie 🙂