Monthly Archives: September 2006

His latest tantrum hide-out

… yes .. under the sofa. Just because I have not written much about his tantrums lately does not mean he is over that phase yet … and these days, probably because he is missing his mama, he has a … Continue reading

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Daddy’s hat

Just some silly pictures of Julius prancing around in daddy’s hat and trying to get the camera … (click for larger version)

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良い子はのりが大好き

aka “Good boy loves seaweed” (click for larger version) He showed lots of interest in an open pack of nori and started to eat it like crazy.I still had some nice rice so we made little handrolls, which he enjoyed … Continue reading

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My helicopter

Julius really loves his toy helicopter that he got from his grandma … finally he has realized the difference between planes and choppers … (click for larger version)

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Second day in Colombo

So, today is my birthday… I didn’t expect anything to happen, really, but at our meeting with the UN Resident Coordinator in the afternoon, I suddenly heard “happy birthday to you…” and there we had a cake!!! My sweet husband … Continue reading

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Yet another gelato picture

Sorry .. not very original these days … but the weather has been bad and Julius has been a bit edgy .. probably missing mommy .. but today I tried to lure him out for a walk by promising him … Continue reading

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The riceman cometh

For 3 minutes I leave Julius alone in the living room, after dinner, to clean the table and soak the dishes … and when I get back, I see that he grabbed his leftover rice bowl and decided to sit … Continue reading

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Greetings from Sri Lanka

So I arrived in Sri Lanka after a loooooong flight through Frankfurt and Dubai. Colombo reminded me a lot of Fiji probably because of the Indian-looking people and the tropical trees and flowers. The airport was only about 35 km … Continue reading

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Bathing fun with papa

It used to be a ritual that I would take a bath with Julius every morning … but recently we have changed around a bit .. either him taking a bath by himself (under supervision) or Ritsu bathing with him … Continue reading

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Sharing Gelato

Major milestone! Julius has figured out how to lick gelato instead of just spooning it (while the lower part melts away and creates funky little patterns all over his clothes) (click for larger version) Initially he was not in the … Continue reading

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Scary Eyes …

I was trying to get a picture of Ritsu and Julius cuddling in bed (part of the goodnight ritual) … but one of them always had closed eyes … until I got this funny shot. (click for larger version)

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Just some fun in the bathtub (video)

I know, we have better bath videos … but this is fun as he starts splashing around, nearly getting the camera wet! (prefer youtube?)

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Meet my other teacher

About a year ago I snapped a pic of Julius with his teacher Teresa and today I got him with Simona (Teresa’s daughter). Since the weather is still pretty ok, the kids are still playing outside, which is great. (click … Continue reading

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Bedtime

Remember those posts when I was whining about Julius not being a good sleeper? Well, I think since we stopped the whole bottle thing earlier this year things have gotten much better … he sleeps pretty much through the night … Continue reading

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Dance the Polar Express (video)

Julius’ latest favourite movie is “The Polar Express” (Codename: Train), a wonderful CGI adaptation of a children’s book. The story of a boy who starts doubting the whole x-mas thing and is taken on a ride with the Polar Express … Continue reading

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