Category Archives: Toys and Games

“Mangoes? What Mangoes?”

We brought Z to a children’s theatre, “The Bird who was afraid of Heights”. The audience was seated on the floor of the Esplanade Theatre Studio. On the floor were plushies of fruits – Mangoes, Chiku (I thought these brown … Continue reading

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Like a duck to water… not!

Z likes water. But not too much. We tried her out for a swimming lesson. She responded like a cat to water. After that, we decided to get her used to water. So we brought her to the pool at … Continue reading

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“Your TomTom say ‘Ting-ting-ting’!”

When planning for our camper van trip in Tasmania, one of the things we had to contend with was that Z had to be in a child seat. And the vehicle had only one seat that was allowed for a … Continue reading

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“Eat this!”

It seems like every kid eventually goes through a “gross” phase. “Eat this bug!” Z commanded. To be clear, it was not alive. And it was just a plastic “kuti-kuti” bug. One of the newer attempts to replicate the little … Continue reading

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Z reads me to sleep (or tries to)

One weekend, as I was trying to take an afternoon nap, Z decided to help. By reading me a bedtime story. This would of course not be helpful because I’m not 3 years old anymore. But the novelty of being … Continue reading

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Z rules!

Z was attracted by an arcade and pulled me in to have a look. It has been a while since I stepped into one and one thing that has changed was the Air Hockey game. The basic rules are still … Continue reading

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“Chikok! Chikok!”

Z took the headlight (a torch/lamp you strap onto your head, not the lights at the front of the car), and was making camera sounds as she pretended to take pictures with her make-believe camera that was the headlight. Somehow, … Continue reading

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