ageing bath time best friend birthday books brushing teeth celebration child play fashion fear fighting with each other goldfish growing up hair happy with looks health holiday how children copy kumon learning new words living with guilt love mealtime with kids morning with kids music play date reading school silly talk with kids sisters sleep habits snow sorry swimming with kids teasers therapy thumb sucking weekend working from home
> Care for some tea?
> The insatiable yearning...for long tresses
> Best friends forever? Uh-oh! Not so sure...
> Back to School
> Pride and Joy
> If I die, who will teach my daughters?
> Today's Wish...A Baby?
> Silent Heroes
> Who's at the door? Come on, quick!
> A new version of Windows
> My green-eyed wonder or will it be grey?
> Do I HAVE to brush my teeth?
> How about a shower today?
> The lonely tap with no friends
> Half Blood
> God made us Sisters, Hearts made us friends
> Now, THAT was a fun ride!
Now that Kat is taking good care of her looks and face, she looks rather well turned out and smart especially with her glasses that she has to wear constantly because of her near sightedness. However, she hates wearing them and is so looking forward to the day when she can switch to wearing contact lenses. Apparently it’s best to wait till she’s 12-13 years of age before we make that switch so she’s REALLY excited (and she’s only 10!). I thought she was only excited about the makeover she was going to have – I was not aware of anything else on our visit back home from the optician until:
Kat: “Can I have green coloured lenses?”
Me: “What?” I say this loudly thinking I must have heard wrong and she must be referring to green dresses instead.
Kat: “Can I have green coloured lenses and can you please speak softly?” She looks around to check if people are staring at us. Kat thinks I’ve become very loud recently. I THINK I’M NOT!
Me: “What are you talking about? Is this a fancy dress show? You will turn out a different person if you change your eye colour. You know that?”
Kat: “Just for weekends. It would be so much fun. Okay, if not green, can I have grey please?”
Me: “Absolutely not!”
Kat is very thoughtful all the way home. I love those big brown eyes and would never change them for any other colour. Her silence tells me that she is working on a different plan (or colour) to convince me…Oh dear! What next now?