Yes it is that time of the year again. Merijn turns 5 this year! Technically not until 9.00 pm tonight but don’t tell him that, haha. His first year of school has happened in this last year. There have been ups and downs (looking at you covid) but overal he has done super great at… Continue reading Merijn | Five Five Five
Oh my gosh it is that time of year again where I have to talk about my little kiddo that was born on August 26th 2016. #SorryNotSorry The Evolution of Merijn 4 Weeks – 1 Year – 2 Years – 3 Years Time for School Merijn is now four years old and in the Netherlands… Continue reading Merijn Turned Four!
Mid through March the Netherlands went into a kind of quarantine. We never went into a true lockdown as we were still allowed to leave our houses for walks (and for some jobs) as long as they followed the rules and didn’t go to buys places. It was also the time that my father in… Continue reading Quarantine Kind of Makings of Merijn and I
Am I suppose to laugh or cry about this year? Reading wise as always went pretty decent. I still stuck with fantasy mostly but with my own reading challenge I broadened some of my reading in sci-fi with classics and books I had been eyeing but never really picked up. And I am glad I… Continue reading Dancing out of 2019
August 26th 2016. Three years ago. Today Merijn is turning three as you might have caught on by now. The past year has been a bit of an up and down rollercoaster regarding many things. My depression. His behaviour. Two is a hard age you guys. You have no idea. But in the end we… Continue reading Merijn Turns 3 Today! / Merijn’s Favorite Books in the Past Year // 2019
It can be a bit hard to find what you want and what your kid likes in the library. There are so many there and if you aren’t familar in the picture book section it can feel like an ocean you are drowning in. A lovely ocean of books but drowning nontheless. Even though I… Continue reading Some of the Things I’ve Learned While Reading with Merijn – Up to 2 Years
August 26th 2016. A Friday evening. And we were blessed with a little baby boy. Today, on a Sunday, that baby boy is already turning two! Two! Can you believe it? As a celebration I decided that it was a good idea to share some of the books Merijn has really liked over the past… Continue reading Books Merijn Liked in the Past Year
Well here we are again. I was doing pretty well until the middle of May and then everything just kind of exploded. Boom. There was also a library sale at the end of the month and I couldn’t pass that up though I mostly got books for Merijn. I’ve included his little haul in this… Continue reading Book Haul #33 – With a Merijn Haul!
When you are a bookworm you want to be able to install your love of reading and books into others. When you also happen to be a mom, this is often thought to be the same for your children.
If you follow my blog even a little you will know that I have a son that is now 1 year old. Merijn is his name. It is also not a secret I really struggled with those first 6-7 months. I am just not a baby person. Please give me a todler. I don’t care… Continue reading Reading With Merijn – The First Year