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with mickey mouse clubhouse on cable tv, disney animations on dvds, kick-ass naruto on x-box and interactive games via the internet, i'm glad that my boys can still have fun even without the usage of electricity!
messy? sure! noisy? definitely! but i remember when i was little, i turned over the sofa and draped bed sheet over it, to become a haunted house, and mak never said a word. she let us have our own world, created through our own imagination.
asal takde benda pecah, i let my boys have the same experience too!
khaleef the big bro of course runs the show, and little bro just tagged along. the sofa would be a pirate ship, or the carpet can be a race course, and under the coffee table is a clubhouse full of toys.
one time it was the stroller. flip and flap, suddenly it's a race car. vroom vroom they went!
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i admit these days i'm too tired to take the boys out. really tired. i feel so fat! especially since i know i have to chase after kahfi if i let him 'escape' in his boots and new-found talent for running!
so if you hear, "khaleef! take kahfi!" or "khaleef! stop kahfi!" or "khaleef! tu kahfi tu!" - that's me!
this was taken just few hours earlier, when i took the boys out at their usual football space right at the back of our apartment. it's really nice - walled area, spacious and safe.
we just spent less than an hour there. too hot, and their mak is too tired already! oh well, at least the boys have their few moments out in the open!
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too bad we're currently staying in an apartment without trees right outside. khaleef would enjoy climbing trees.
back in my ipoh house, we have this mango tree in our lawn. when i was little, i would climb without a care in the world. sometimes i lay down newspaper and just sit there, pretending it's a tree-house. tapi tak boleh duk lama-lama. ade kerengga ngan nyamuk!
when i go back to ipoh and look at the tree, i can't imagine i was that little - because the tree is so short! hihi.
now i just have to remember not to freak out when my boys climb trees - because i did it too when i was little, and survived!