Way too long

Ohhh no, it has been way too long since I’ve updated you about all my adventures. So many things happened over the last few months;

I went skiing:

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I turned two and get my own scooter (step), which I love

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I also got my own kitchen, as I love cooking

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and I help mummy and daddy a lot in the kitchen

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Besides that I am talking lots!! A bit more English than Dutch, and my parents now know I am the bossy-type; “Mummy listen” “Papa, handdoek halen, nu”

Mummy and daddy have been doing a lot of stuff in the house recently; at first I did not understand why, but now I get it; my baby brother is on his way!!!! Not long to go now and I am really excited about that!! Watch this space in a few weeks time…………………………………..

 

Sinterklaas

My parents are trying to teach me some Dutch traditions. So they are constantly talking about Sinterklaas. I am still not sure about it. I had to put my shoe close to the door and when I woke up there was a present in my shoe (I am not complaining!). Apparently it will get better, at some point in the next week, Sinterklaas will bring me lots of presents; lets wait and see!!

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Cooking!!!

It might run in the family, but my favorite thing to do these days is cooking. When I get home from nursery I start saying “Keuken” (Dutch for Kitchen) hoping that I can help Mummy out with some cooking.

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I actually like eating food as well! For Halloween I was allowed to eat my food from a pumpkin!

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My own chair

In January we moved house, and since then Mummy and Daddy have been busy redecorating the living room (well, they got someone to do it!). It’s nearly finished now. The good thing about it is that I have my own little table and chair!!

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Swimming

Since I was a few weeks old, Mummy takes me to a swimming class every week. Every Sunday morning we have 30mins in the pool and I learn how to swim. I am pretty good at it already, I can swim from Mummy to the teacher under water by myself! I absolutely love it.  We finally managed to take some pictures:

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Weekend in Holland

After are holiday in France, we did a short trip to Holland, so I could visit my relatives over there. I spend a day with Opa and Oma in Zoetermeer, it was great to see them again, and I had great fun with Sophie! I also spend a day with Opa and Oma in Ridderkerk; we went cycling again!!!

It was great to see them all!

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Holiday in France

Hello,

I just had 2 amazing weeks in France. Together with mum and dad I spend to weeks in Argelliers (it was my third time over there already!). We just had so much fun!!!

I had a little private pool that I could play in! We did a lot of painting; I learnt to stand up;w e went to visits mum and dads wedding church, and we had lots of drinks and food together. I absolutely loved it!!

 

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Dutch girl!!

Oke, I am born in the UK, but I am still a realy Dutch girl; in weekends there is only one thing I want on my slice of bread; Hagelslag!!! (little pieces of chocolate; they are great!!!).

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I also have a bike at home, and I absolutely love it!!! Told you I am a real Dutchie!!

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Spring time!!!

Hello all,

Just a quick update from me!  I am still doing very well and learning lots every day. I repeat a lot of the sounds that my parents are making and also imitating everything they do. I really love playing around in their bathroom every morning!!

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We had a few days of really nice weather over here, and I really enjoyed that. My parents are promosing me that we will go to so sunnier location in a few weeks time, so I am very much looking forward to that!!

X Emma

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A week in Holland

Hello,

So much happened again in the last month. Together with Mummy and Daddy I drove to Holland again. This time the occasion  was Oma Kalinka’s 60th birthday!! We had a really nice party and we made some really nice pictures. It was great to see everyone again, especially my cousin Sophie.

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After the party, we drove to Opa and Oma in Ridderkerk, and I stayed there for a week without Mummy and Daddy (who drove back to London). I had such a fantastic week. I got so much attention from everyone. I celebrate Queensday with my friend Job; Opa and Oma took me cycling; I went to the childrens farm with Uncle Lennart and Aunty Verena and I had lots of cuddles with Uncle Nick and Aunty Marit.

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On Sunday Mummy picked me up again and together we flew back to Daddy in London. We had a day off with just the three of us, and as a surprise Daddy bought sand for my sandpit.

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Now, I am back to school again, and it was good to see everyone in my class again; my favorite teacher Rachel and my friends Paloma and Fleur!

See you soon!