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Thomas and Friends: Fun facts and lessons learned

Thomas the tank engineRecently Little Captain started to watch Thomas and friends. I never watched it as a child so maybe I can say we started to watch Thomas. As Little Captain enjoyed the series a lot, we threw him a Thomas birthday party… but back to Thomas. There are a few interesting things that caught my attention as I read up on Thomas and friends. Join me to find few fun facts about Thomas and Friends; and to learn some valuable lessons from them. Continue reading Thomas and Friends: Fun facts and lessons learned

Good old days

When Little Captain was a few months old my sister sent me an eye-opening message. It went along the following lines: “you have a new-born for one month, a baby for one year, a toddler for 2 years, etc.” I think it is followed by a pre-schooler and continues until they are finished with school. It hit me hard that every stage of our children’s life is very short and that our time with them is limited. Continue reading Good old days

Welcome back

welcome back.Welcome back! I actually want to say whale-come back after our recent experience at sea.

In surviving all the busy-ness and chaos called “life”, we went away for a week on holiday. It was the boys’ first time at the sea and we enjoyed it a lot. Continue reading Welcome back

Om te skryf

Om te skryf.

Die aanvanklike titel was “om te skryf of te stop?” Hierdie is ‘n stuk wat ek paar maande terug geskryf het toe ek besef het dat alles wat ek moet doen nie in my kalender inpas nie. Soos jy kan aflei het ek my besluit geneem… jy lees immers ʼn artikel wat ek geskryf het! Continue reading Om te skryf

10 Fun facts about parrots

10 fun facts about parrots.

We sat outside late one Friday afternoon when Little Captain suddenly said “parrot”. It came flying in on the porch and out again when our dog, let’s call him King James (he surely acts as if he is king and we are his followers) barked loud and chased him away. We calmed King James down and took him into the house and the parrot came down, sat on my husband and ate his food from his hand. Continue reading 10 Fun facts about parrots

10 Interessante feite oor papegaaie

10 Interessante feite oor papegaaie.

Ons het buite gesit een Vrydag middag to Klein Kaptein skielik sê “papegaai”. Okay, dit het dalk eerder geklink soos “pappa-taai” so ons het nie dadelik geweet waarvan hy praat nie… totdat die groen ringnek onder die stoep se dak invlieg. Die hond het die groen voël natuurlik dadelik met sy geblaf weggejaag, maar nadat ons die hond kon kalmeer het die papegaai teruggekom, op Spock (my man) kom sit en kos uit sy hand uit begin eet.
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