Month: October 2005

  • I hate vegetables

    There’s always a battle to get Evan to eat his veges. Mummy was trying to get him to eat his last bean before desert and he said “I’m full-up Mummy” so I said “So you’re too full-up for desert!” and he said “My tummy is full-up with vegetables, but not with desert!”

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  • Troublemaker

    Evan loves to get Lauren into trouble. He knows he’s not supposed to touch anything, but gets a good giggle when Lauren tries to. He’ll try to take Mummy’s hand off of Lauren, so that he can show her all the things she isn’t supposed to play with, encouraging her to get in trouble and […]

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  • Making pancakes

    Lauren and Evan were rolling around on the floor with the old baby comforter. Evan says: “Lauren, I’m going to roll you up like a pancake and pour maple-syrup on you.”

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  • Pre-school

    We’ve finally chosen a pre-school for Evan. It’s an international preschool called Yokohama Union Church preschool. They’ve got a website here and he starts on Monday and will go for 3 days a week! It’s from 9:00am to 2pm on those days and should give him a social outlet. They’ve agreed to put him into […]

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  • Budding musician

    We bought an toy electrical guitar for Evan in NZ, and gave it to him recently. He loves it. It’s electronic, so it plays tunes when you strum the strings. It’s very loud and you can hear it all over the house. He’s made up a few songs already, which always makes us laugh. Some […]

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  • Gardening

    Evan loves going out and do “gardening”. He keeps bugging us to go out and do gardening, but Mummy’s a bit reluctant because of the monster spiders that live in Japan! He’s got his own rake and gardening gloves and he’s happy to potter in the garden and pick up leaves, and of course, cut […]

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  • Baking

    Evan and Mummy are back into baking again, despite not finding all the ingredients here. We made some yummy honey muffins. Evan still loves anything related to the kitchen and is very interested in the gas stove (spark, flame etc.).

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  • Bike kisses

    Now that Evan’s bike has arrived and Mummy has a bike seat on her new bike for Lauren, we have started cycling places. Evan yelled for me to stop today because he wanted give Lauren a kiss. When I asked him what the kiss was for, he replied: “Because it makes me happy.”

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  • lawnmower

    Evan re-discovered his lawnmower today. We unpacked it and he got right to work, mowing the little bit of lawn that we have. He gave me a full description of how he was doing it. He kept asking: “Does it look pretty yet?” He said his lawnmower was very loud and he needed to have […]

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  • Strong

    Evan and Mummy were moving some boxes around and Mummy says to Evan: “Careful Evan, this one is really heavy.” and he says: “That’s ok, I’m strong.”

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