Friday, December 4, 2015

Turning Seven Tidbits #37

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I send DD to Young Scientists' Club once a week after school because girls don't have to do only ballet, art, and piano, right? The first week she came home with a windmill they'd contstructed themselves with a perpetual motion device made with a weight on a string that wound and unwound itself on a stick that the arms were fixed to. The srting was held to the stick with a bead. 
DD: Do I really need to keep this windmill? I mean what do I need it for?
Me: It's interesting to see how it works but you don't have to keep it.
DD: Good, so I can take it apart and throw it away?
Me: Yes if you want to.
DD: I want to because I need that bead to make a necklace.

Birthday doughnuts instead of a cake
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Me (In a deep southern drawl): Well lookee here
DD: You're exactly like Apple Jack except that you don't like moving very much. Well actually you're more like Granny Smith.

Cake for school birthday party
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Me: Happy Birthday!
DD: Finally I'm not the youngest in my class anymore.

Hours of imaginative play with Barbie-type dolls
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DD (Holding up her new Barbie doll): I must go to the mall I need some new shoes.


10 comments:

  1. Happy B'day.....May all special things come your way!

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  2. How lovely post you shared here! Thanks for the photos. Anyway, my youngest is going to turn 5 and she is demanding an outdoor party. Please friends help me by sharing some affordable Chicago event space!

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    1. If anyone is in Chicago and reading this blog .... :/

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  3. Girls will be girls it seems! Belated birthday greetings to your gorgeous and very funny daughter :) xx

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    1. Yes, and we are so into Barbies and Disney Princesses now. Thanks Jazzy xx

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  4. From Margie in Toronto - just wondered if you had seen this article in The Guardian - it's further to your issue with your students. Thought it made some really good points.

    http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2015/dec/18/my-students-have-paid-9000-and-now-they-think-they-own-me

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    1. This looks very interesting. I will definitely read it, thanks Margie xx

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  5. This did make me laugh! A very Happy Birthday wish for your daughter (albeit belated).

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    1. Thanks Tania. Merry Christmas to you and your lovely family xxx

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