Tuesday, May 24, 2011

happy birthday to me

Yep, yesterday was my birthday. 38. Mmph.

While talking to my sister this weekend, she asked me if I was going to wait another month to post something on the blog. Oh dear.

So what's been going on? Well, the biggest thing going this month is that Fry is signed up to start school in the Fall! That was a very surreal moment. Obviously it's not Kindergarten but State-supported pre-school called Maternelle. I'm really excited for him to go, I know he's going to do amazingly well and he's going to get to play with loads of other kids, which is something he desperately needs, he's not a kid that does well on his own for long periods of time. As for his language skills (which continue to improve everyday but he's still a bit behind for his age), I was very much relieved to get positive feedback from the school's director about my speaking English at home and she assured me that it wouldn't be a problem. I have heard some horror stories from other bilingual families so now that we've got that out of the way, I'm totally ready to let him get out in the world a little bit!

After months of talking about it, St├ęphane ended up buying a tablet computer (running Android) for my birthday, and couldn't wait for the actual day to give it to me so I've already had a week to play with it. It's super fun and will be definitely useful when we go on vacation (or when I do my stage in October, yay!). We haven't let Fry play with it as he's totally in a throwing toys period, but I reckon eventually he'll have a go since he's pretty much mastered the full sized PC already.

So my actual birthday didn't feel like a real birthday, really. Maybe that's a sign of finally growing up, when it just feels like another day? That's ok, I can still make magic birthdays for my son. And I got lots of birthday wishes from my friends and family, so that's always nice.

OK, back to the same old same old, with hopefully not another month between updates!


Suz said...

Happy Belated Birthday! I turned 38 in March, so I sympathize. How did this "almost 40" thing happen?

I hope you found some celebratory moments during May..

Ham Fam said...

Hey, girl! I totally missed your birthday, sorry! Happy Birthday anyways!! This is my last year in the 20's and I have already noticed a lack of luster in my own birthdays, I think it's having children more than age so cheer up!! It's actually a good reason to not notice them! ; )

I also finally looked up what you want to do when you grow up, and found this cool video on CBS, I don't know if you can view it but here it is... http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4217772n
Is this what you were talking about? Do you want to work for someone or a company, or do you want to do it privately? How do you plan to get started and what is a stage?

Vivi said...

That is exactly what I want to do! That's a great find! :) I would definitely want to work privately, and hopefully have a workshop at home (hoping that we'll be ready to buy a house by the time I finish learning how to be a bookbinder!).