Nina’s Diary

First thing to say in the morning

February 4, 2011 Jakarta

I have been telling Nina to say good morning to us and others every time she wakes up in the morning, so I asked her just now: Daddy: “Eh, Nina … do you remember what I told you before? What should you say to people every time you wake up in the morning? Nina: “mommy?” […]

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I want mommy

February 4, 2011 Jakarta

Sunrise Garden, second day of Chinese New Year 2011. She woke up just now and started to call (read: to scream) for her mommy as usual. “Mommmmmyyyyyy” I came to the room instead. Nina: “where is mommy?” Daddy: “mommy is watching TV downstairs, Nina” Nina: “I want to wee wee” Daddy: “OK, go to the […]

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Nina Can Swim Now

January 2, 2011 Nina's Diary

Nina can swim now!!! She started swimming breaststroke without any floating device 3 weeks ago. Her breathing is almost perfect and she can float better now. She can swim the entire length of the width of the pool which is about 12 or 15 meters I think. She has started learning the freestyle now. We […]

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Microwave vs Microsoft

December 9, 2010 Nina's Diary

Nina wanted to play the barbie’s dressing up games on the internet when we were having dinner earlier. She had played that before. So, she turned on her mommy’s laptop and entered the Windows’ password of her mommy’s user ID. It usually takes few minutes for it to fully load. Her mommy then asked her: […]

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Birthday Gift for God

November 29, 2010 Nina's Diary

Nina: “Christmas day is God’s birthday. I want to give God a gift. What gift should I give God?” Daddy: “Just be a good girl, Nina. That will be a good gift for God.” Nina: “No, daddy. I want to give something. Does God need a microwave?” Daddy: “I don’t think so, Nina” Nina: “How […]

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Hard Work and Poo-Poo

November 29, 2010 Nina's Diary

We just finished putting up our Christmas tree together with Nina. It’s nicely decorated and lit and stand pretty in one corner of our living room when Nina suddenly said: Nina: “I have been working a lot and now I want to poo-pooooo”

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Where does the cow like to go?

October 30, 2010 Nina's Diary

Nina: “Daddy, I have a tricky question for you” Daddy: “Oh, OK Nina. What is it?” Nina: “Where does the cow like to go?” Daddy: “Grass field?” Nina: “No, Daddy” Daddy: “OK, I give up, Nina. What is it?” Nina: “The cow likes to go to a Mooo-vie” … not bad Nina.

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