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Kumiさん: An Ordinary Japanese Mom's Diary
ハンドル名Kumi さん
ブログタイトルAn Ordinary Japanese Mom's Diary
ブログURLhttp://a-o-j-m.blogspot.jp/
サイト紹介文英語勉強中&子育て中のアラフォー主婦です。日々の出来事を英語日記に書いています。添削歓迎です!
自由文現在TOEIC850点、英検準1級。子育てや日常生活を中心に英語日記に書いています。現在はお休み中。
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更新頻度(1年)情報提供36回 / 365日(平均0.7回/週) - 参加 2014/10/12 07:33

Kumi さんのブログ記事

  • Mother's day
  • My children and husband gave me carnations as a Mother's day present.I was really glad to receive it.When we went shopping to
    the supermarket, my 6-year-old son suggested my husband to give it to me.I didn't notice that they bought it at the flower s
    hop because I went to different places in the supermarket apart from them.I am really happy because I could be a mother thanks to
    you!Thank [続きを読む]
  • My husband's masterpiece
  • My husband made "Shirokuma (しろくま)" for our 6-year-old daughter during Golden Week.Shirokuma (White bear) is character of Sumikkogurashi (すみっコぐらし), which is very popular character merchandise among little girls.Sumikko means at a corner of a room, and Gurashi means "living".All characters of Sumikkogurashi like staying at a corner.It means Japanese tend to feel relax [続きを読む]
  • Terrible flu
  • I was so busy at work last Wednesday.After finishing work, I was exhausted and had a back pain."Why don't we take a shor
    t break before closing the office? I am too tired to do it."I told my coworker and we ate chocolate together.After I came hom
    e, I had a lot of housework.But I couldn't move my body."It's unusual."I thought and take my temperature, it w
    as 37.8 degrees Celsius." [続きを読む]
  • My son's great idea
  • March 31th was the last day for us to go to my 6-year-old daughter's nursery school.She will enter the elementary school in A
    pril.At the night before the last day, I told her:"Why don't we make thanks cards for the teachers? Teacher A and B real
    ly take care of you, don't they? I'm going to make the cards using my laptop, so can you write a letter or draw on them?
    ""Sure, I want to write messag [続きを読む]
  • Considerate family
  • I have some topics I want to write recently.But unfortunately, it's hard for me to make time.I can't write them on time,
    but I would like to try to write them one by one before I forget them.I went to work last Sunday.A trouble suddenly occurred, and
    we had to resolve the problem until we left our office.As a result, my coworker and I had to work overtime for 2 hours, but we co
    uldn't solve the pro [続きを読む]
  • Chocolate for Valentine's day
  • I went shopping to the supermarket with my children yesterday.I bought chocolate for my kids and husband there even though it was
    a little early for Valentine's day, because all of us had a day off yesterday and we were having a relax time.In Japan, it is
    common that women give chocolate to men on Valentine's day.I gave a box of chocolate to my husband.He said with grinning:&qu
    ot;Thank you! But... I kn [続きを読む]
  • Handmade Hina Dolls
  • My 8-year-old son made Hina Dolls at the children's house yesterday.I was surprised that he drew such cute faces on them!&quo
    t;How cute they are!"I told him.He smiled happily.Actually, he is good at drawing dinosaur, but isn't good at drawing pe
    ople's faces very much.I think he did a good job!I like it very much. Thank you(^o^) for reading this article! [続きを読む]
  • Night running with my kids
  • The long-distance running race was held on last Tuesday at my son's elementary school.I couldn't go to see him because I
    was up to my neck in work."How was the today's race?"I asked him after we came home."I was the 26th place.&qu
    ot;He answered.I was surprised to hear that and said:"26th? Of the 30 boys students? What place were you in last year? I reca
    ll you were the 16th place, weren't you?""Yeah. I [続きを読む]
  • All-you-can-stuff sales of bath cubes
  • Happy New Year!My children and I tried "all-you-can-stuff sales of bath cubes" at the DIY store.A lot of stores did "Hatsuuri (初売り)", which means the New Year sales, and "all-you-can-stuff sales of bath cubes" was also one of the events.The store clerk gave us a small plastic bag and we stuffed bath cubes into it.After we finish stuffing them, we pay 300yen fo [続きを読む]
  • Hair Crabs
  • My husband bought hair Crabs from Hokkaido.Happily, my husband and I have a day off today.I will be able to spend Christmas Eve wi
    th my family.I am looking forward to have them for Christmas dinner tonight!With best wishes for Merry Christmas.
    &nbs [続きを読む]
  • Ninendo Classic Mini Family Computer
  • I bought the Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer for my children.It was the first time for our family to get a TV game.My husban
    d and I were considering what kind of games we should give to our children.Actually, most of my son's friends already had the
    Nintendo 3DS, but we didn't want our son to play it because it could make his eye sight get worse.And we really didn't
    like to see that kids pla [続きを読む]
  • Welcome to our house!
  • The piano for my 6-year-old daughter which we bought last month finally came to our house yesterday!I have been very busy for maki
    ng room for the piano for a month.I changed the arrangement of the furniture, disposed what we don't need, tidied three close
    ts up and put kids' toys away."Wow! How big! I want to play it!"My daughter was so glad to see the piano, and she w
    as playing it for a long time. [続きを読む]
  • The piano will come to our house
  • I wrote about the sports day of my 6-year-old daughter's nursery school in my last post : http://a-o-j-m.blogspot.jp/2016/10/
    teru-teru-bozu.htmlAfter all, it was postpond today even though it didn't rain after we recieved the email which informed us
    the cancelarion of the sports day at 7:20am.Maybe teachers weren't able to make a decision of carrying out the sports day bec
    ause it started raining a [続きを読む]
  • Teru teru bouzu
  • The sports day will be held at my 6-year-old daughter's nursery school today.But the weather forecast said that it will rain
    today.We will have a 60% chance of rain this morning.When I went to her nursery school to pick her up last evening, I found that a
    lot of Teru teru bouzu were under eaves.Teru teru bozu is a small handmade doll made of white paper.We make it before the importa
    nt event&n [続きを読む]
  • My funny children
  • When I went to the children's house last evening to pick my 7-year-old son up, I found something written on his arm."Wha
    t's that?"I asked him.He answered:"I can't talk with anyone.""Why did you write it? Maybe I guess yo
    ur friends asked you to play with them so many times even though you wanted to read comics, and it was bother for you to refuse th
    eir offers, right?""Exactly!"He ans [続きを読む]
  • A Cardboard house
  • My 7-year-old son made a small house using a cardboard last Tuesday.This is the living room on the first floor.He made a table, TV
    , sofa, room light, window, and steps.This is the second floor.There are some books in the bookshelf.My son wrote their titles on
    each book.There is a wash room behind the door.The picture of a flower is hung on the wall.He was absorbed in making this for [続きを読む]
  • Sports day
  • The sports day was held at my 7-year-old son's elementary school yesterday.It was a really busy day for me because I had to p
    repare lunch box for my all of family members and my parents.I had to work overtime for one hour last Friday because we had a lot
    of customers, so I finished working at 5pm.After that, I picked up my son and 6-year-old daughter then went to the supermarket to
    buy some g [続きを読む]
  • Happy Birthday by Origami
  • My 7-year-old son made a birthday cake, a candle, a present, flowers and a vase using Origami last evening.It wasn't anybody&
    apos;s birthday yesterday.I asked him:"Why did you make them?"He answered:"I only wanted to make them."I like
    his artisan spirit. Thank you(^o^) for reading this article! If you enjoy it, please click the button below and vote me!I will be
    encourage [続きを読む]
  • Piano trial lesson
  • My 6-year-old daughter took a piano trial lesson last Saturday.She was surprised to listen to the piano's loud but beautiful
    sound.The teacher told us that she will teach her how to read musical scores.She also said that to be able to read musical scores
    is similar to being able to speak a foreign language.I was deeply moved to hear that.Since my daughter changed her mind and told m [続きを読む]
  • Fifth Disease
  • My 7-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter got fifth disease.First, my son got it last Saturday.Then my daughter got it last Tuesda
    y.Fortunately, they didn't have to be absent from school.We call fifth disease "Apple disease (りんご病) in Japanese
    because the cheeks of children who suffer from fifth disease turn red and it looks like an apple.I thought the differences [続きを読む]
  • The Scream of cucumber
  • When I prepared breakfast, I found an interesting thing.I cut a cucumber, then I found the cut end looked like a something famous.
    I told my husband:"Look! Do you think it looks familiar?""Oh!"He immediately understood what I wanted to say,
    then he started drawing a picture on some white paper."This is it!"We laughed to see his picture.This is "the Screa
    m" by the Norwegian painter Ed [続きを読む]
  • The important decision on our lives
  • My parents came to our house yesterday because they attended "grandparents day" held at my 6-year-old daughter's nu
    rsery school.The grandparents of the eldest students in the nursery school were able to join in the event.Children played with the
    ir grandparents and they entertained them with their songs and a cup of tea.My daughter and parents were really looking forward to
    the event.And I was [続きを読む]
  • Where has the typhoon gone?
  • I received the email from my 7-year-old son's elementary school yesterday morning.It said that they won't prepare school
    lunch today (Thursday) and parents have to prepare their lunch because school might be closed due to the approaching the typhoon.
    But, when I went to my 6-year-old daughter's nursery school to pick her up, her teacher told me that they would prepare schoo
    l lunch tomorrow.I t [続きを読む]
  • I highly recommend this Yoga app
  • I wrote about Yoga in my past post : http://a-o-j-m.blogspot.jp/search?q=yogaI like doing Yoga very much.Before I wrote that I bou
    ght the Yoga DVD and tried it.It was for about 21 minutes.The contents were really good, but 21 minutes was a little long for me,
    so I couldn't keep doing it.I didn't exercise at all for a while.But when I was suffering from the epidemic conjunctivit
    is, I real [続きを読む]
  • Children's melancholy in the new semester
  • The new semester of my 7-year-old son's elementary school began on September 1.When he left home yesterday mornig, he said:&q
    uot;Oh, I'm so nervous to go to school."I was surprised to hear that and asked him:"Why are you so nervous? Do you
    have something special events today?""No, I only haven't got used to going to school yet. Bye mom!""See y
    ou."I said to him.I had forgot the feeling which children ha [続きを読む]