I visited Kinderdijk with friends – my first road-trip in Europe – in Dec 2006. Basically a long time back and also probably not during the best time of the year to really appreciate this place. 229 more words
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Mom came home from Costco today unusually quiet. I watched and listened more intensely all day because it was just plain odd.
The normal routine is this: she glows when she is getting ready to leave for Costco, saying, “OK, kids, gotta go Costco!” and then comes home equally glowing, with heaps of cool stuff to proudly show off to us kids. 1,020 more words
One joy of being a parent that I never imagined despite having had studied children for so long is how instantaneously children gain new skills. One day they’re doing fairly simple things and sleeping horribly, then the next night they sleep crazy well and suddenly they’re capable of something you never even saw them attempt. 189 more words