Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Friendship Day

Kai and Rei returned to daycare after a week-and-a-half away to be reunited with their friends and demonstrate their respective new skills: Kai on his feet and Rei on the potty.

They returned home to find their friends Neva and Hugh had arrived, with Cheryl, for a visit. Already there've been some negotiations about it what means to be a gracious hostess or guestess. It must difficult for children to grasp that different homes have different rules, in spite of the many shared similarities in parenting philosophy that Jeffy, Cheryl, Shelley and I hold.

Still, it is a time for fun and hilarity; as Franklin the Turtle observed that while Valentine's Day can only be February 14th, "any day can be friendship day!"

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