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Things I miss from days of yesterday

on October 1, 2012
Cover of "Baby Beluga (Songs to Read)"

Cover of Baby Beluga (Songs to Read)

Thinking back fondly to when the kids were younger, a few wonderful and funny memories come to mind:

  • Reading/singing Baby Beluga (by Raffi) 12 times each night “again mommy, again…”
  • Dressing my kids in matching outfits
  • Funny word pronunciations: pasghetti for spaghetti, macouver for converter, tumma tumma for “w” (honestly!), mema and bepa for grandma and grandpa
  • Embarrassing moments “mommy, why does that man have a ponytail…only girls have ponytails”  – standing behind a rough looking biker in a grocery store check-out line
  • Playing Barbies for hours and hours
  • Singing Disney songs while they take a bubble bath
  • Themed birthday parties
  • Putting smiley face notes in their lunch bags
  • Tucking them in at night and “blowing out the light”

Those were the days!

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5 responses to “Things I miss from days of yesterday

  1. deliberatespontaneity says:

    Baby Beluga in the deep blue sea! Swims so deep and swims so free! Love it! Thanks for the trip down memory lane Deb

  2. Karmen says:

    Really Appreciate this post, can you make it so I get an alert email when you publish a new update?

  3. Jo-Ann says:

    This certainly brings back a lot of good memories Deb – well written.

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