So it begins…

Max went to nursery school for the first time today. Mommy doesn’t start work for a couple more weeks, so she’s going to take him every day this week just for a couple hours in the mornings. He starts going every day from next week… This is such a trip. Time flies by so quickly. It sounds like he had a great hour or so with the other kids today singing, clapping, and even falling off a slide and bumping his head. Mommy kept out of sight until it looked like he wanted to go home. When he saw her, he cried. That was enough for the first day.
Meanwhile, Mina is growing so fast its kind of scary – she can partially lift her head up off the bed from a face down position! It took Max months to do that! She is one month old tomorrow.
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Max’s nursery school is called Anuban Ruk Rak. We chose it mainly because we know the people running it (the mother of an English teacher at Nam’s uni). The secondary reasons were that there are ample outdoor areas, they let the kids play with and in the dirt, and it’s kind of old so it’s not filled with snotty yuppie tadpoles. Moreover, the owner tells parents up front that she believes a light swat on the hand or (diapered) bottom is sometimes the only way to dissuade them from doing dangerous stuff. Wow! Common sense being embraced at a school? I feel like Max is growing up in the fifties (did they have nursery schools in the fifties?)!

Year of the Tiger

This is my year! I just have to follow the basic karmic rules, and everything I want will be mine!
Here is a bad example of following karmic rules:

I don’t remember who showed me that video originally (Adam?), but I think it was a couple years ago…