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Making Friends Preschool Style

Petra and Hector are the best of friends. Hector introduced himself by pouring sand on Petra’s head, which she didn’t much enjoy. In fact she was so perturbed by it that she was nervous about going to kindy for the … Continue reading

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The Week So Far…

The first thing I said to Travis this morning was, “Is it Friday?” And I was quite crushed to find out that it isn’t. Bronchitis is getting me down. A visit to kindy often helps though. I arrived to pick … Continue reading

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Hmmm

Today, it’s been raining. Not a Costa Rican style tropical downpour which overwhelms the gutters, makes conversation impossible, and cuts the power. Nor yet an icy Vancouver rain that pounds on for days turning the whole world grey and featureless. … Continue reading

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The Perils of Being a Mum

Petra has been a bit less enthusiastic about kindy since last week, and last night she finally got around to telling us that Hector had put sand in her hair. This morning she was reluctant to let me leave her … Continue reading

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Parent/teacher Interview

I had my very first meeting about Petra and her progress this morning. It was interesting to get a teacher’s eye view of Petra. I’m so close to her, and to my own experience of and feelings about being a … Continue reading

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Dressed for Kindy

Petra loves the red cardigan her Nanny knitted for her. And she loves anything stripy. Here she is last week, all dressed up for the first kindy day of the new term. Unfortunately, she got ahead of herself, and was … Continue reading

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In the Mood

Today has been a grumpy one for me. I was up too late last night and up too early this morning, so I’m tired. The rain and cold have reactivated the smell in the hallway, which I thought I’d got … Continue reading

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