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Mersina was so cute today. She would bring me her little ladybug backpack with the harness; indicate she wanted the straps placed over her shoulders and the buckle at the front clipped into place. Once that was secured she would … Continue reading
I heard a sssss noise, looked up and M was reading Dear Zoo and was lifting the flap which reveals the snake. Oh so very proud.
I would occasionally speak to Mersina in Greek but hadn’t fully made the transition until her first birthday. We were at a pub off Gloucester Road for Mersina’s birthday – just having a coffee – and we were sitting near … Continue reading
Mersina is no longer a big baby but a little person. Such a tiny little person. We were at the library on the weekend and there was another little girl there with her dad. The other girl was perhaps three … Continue reading
I found Mersina this morning in her godfather’s room attacking his notepad with a pen – on purpose. Up until today, I don’t think she knew that you could do something else with a pen apart from eat it so … Continue reading
This past Sunday, Mersina and I spent Mothers Day with her grandparents at their house. She woke at 0630 and about an hour later we ventured downstairs so she could roam in the living room. Her granddad made me a … Continue reading
Thank you, cousin Harriet, for the fabulous Hungry Caterpillar book. It is one of Mersina’s favourites.
We have some mint growing in a flowerbox on the window sill. When Mersina was a tiny, I would distract her from any falls and scrapes by taking her to the mint and letting her play. She didn’t show any … Continue reading
From Child of our Time Your child is learning about numbers all on her own. You can find out how much progress she is making and even help her along. Take three objects Count them into a box while your … Continue reading