March 2008

Summer Class at the Little Gym

March 26, 2008 Manila

Nina started her summer class at the Little Gym today. Her mom sent me a text message at 10am this morning: Nina pinter di sekolah mau ditinggal di gym and gak pake pampers Her mom didn’t join her at the gym and she didn’t wear diaper either. 8 children in the class, some were from […]

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Nina Today – 26 March 2008

March 26, 2008 Manila

Playing Pok Ame Ame I was playing with Nina last night on the sofa and she suddenly asked to play Pok Ame Ame, an Indonesian’s children play. It goes like this : we face each other we both clap our hands once we use our right hands to do the hi-five thing we both clap […]

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Looking for Daddy

March 25, 2008 Manila

I just finished shower and walked out of the bedroom. Nina heard me walking out and started walking to the room. I decided to play and hid myself in the second bedroom. She went to our bedroom and kept calling “Daddy” and finally went out again to the living room to look for me. Nina: […]

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Nina Today – 22 March 2008

March 22, 2008 Manila

Nina came and told me proudly just now, “Daddy, look …” and she showed me that she could bounce a ball just like those basketball players. She could bounce the ball for about 3 – 4 times before she lost it. She then went to the kitchen to show her mommy her new skill. “Mommy, […]

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Conversation – 20 March 2008

March 20, 2008 Manila

Nina said these sentences today. All written in her original way of saying them including the grammatical error and mixing Indonesian and English words (bubur is Indonesian, meaning porridge). “Daddy, you already finish take a bath?” “Daddy, You are smell so good.” “Daddy, I want to eat bubur and chicken nugget.” “Daddy, I have to […]

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