* Track of the little sparkles *

Daily log of childcare, cooking, gardening, sewing, and so on.

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2021-12-16

Soooooooooooo CUTE!!!!!!!! はー、かわいいかわいいかわいいかわいい…。可愛いしおしゃれだしみんな大好きスノーマンだし語彙が足りない…。他で着る機会がありますように https://t.co/jnrmERrq1h 16 December 2021 03:36 I want to drink hot mulled wine …

2021-12-15

We went to "Wagamama" restaurant for the first time, which is the famous chain store of Japanese food. At first, we couldn't find what the item shown in 2nd pic is, but this is the kid's chopsticks. Connecting these 2 sticks, we can use it…

2021-12-14

We also enjoyed London Eye. It's the Thames River. Because of the foggy weather, the sunlight and mist made such a mysterious scene By the way, why London is such a rainy or foggy city? Every time when we go to London, it rains☔️ Or is the…

2021-12-13

We enjoy the Christmas Carol at Royal Albert Hall That was the amazing, awesome, fantastic, and children-friendly event ever! Everyone sang and danced with the orchestra. Not only kids but us parents were excited about this event I'm itchi…

2021-12-12

The new playground equipment which I stated last week. We went there also yesterday and enjoyed playing. Not only 5y daughter but also 2y daughter tried to climb. We reserved a bouldering indoor facility for next week, but playing in this …

2021-12-11

The Christmas Wreaths of neighborhoods! Many houses hanging their big wreaths in front of the door, so we can enjoy seeing them There are many kinds of wreaths and I find that some wreaths have dried oranges and cinnamons. Those are common…

2021-12-10

My 5y daughter wrote the letter for Santa yesterday. I heard from her school friend's mom that if we send the letter until today, Santa will reply to us Look at the cute Santa drawing and look at the address!! How nice Today's my biggest j…

2021-12-09

The sky before 16:00. What beautiful gradations! The time for playing outside after school becomes shorter and shorter. But it's a very special time for kids and us adults. I usually talk with other parents at this playground time, and hea…

2021-12-08

My 5y daughter and my husband made these from garbage The giraffe stands itself, and the robot's arms are movable My daughter is addicted to crafts. She makes many crafts at the school and brings them home EVERY DAY, so there's no room for…

2021-12-07

We went to the park which renewed the playground equipment. When we came to this playground first time about 5 months ago, we felt this playground was new enough. But after renewal, there became the wonderland for the children If there's i…

2021-12-06

My 5y daughter made these paper snowflakes. The Origami we brought from Japan is almost gone! We have to find and buy new ones. Other than paper snowflakes, she makes many Christmas crafts like a tree, ornaments, garlands, and so on. She i…

2021-12-05

The running machine in the near park! My 5y daughter likes this playground equipment and ran like a hamster I wish the Japanese playgrounds have such exciting equipment. I feel the equipment of the Japanese playground is very safe, but not…

2021-12-04

My 2y daughter still loves this book. And every time she comes to this page, she points to the chrysalis and says "Poo" When we correct that is "さなぎ", she says "No! It's a poo!" or "No! うんち!" Yes, she doesn't make a distinction betwe…

2021-12-03

My husband made this quiche again! Quiche is one of his specialities. The ingredients are spinach, avocado, mushroom, and chicken. The pie's a little bit sweet and my daughters ate it so quickly. Because of the size of the oven, we can't m…

2021-12-02

14:40 in our town. It looks as almost sunset time. The actual sunset time around here is 16:00. We can fo the park after school now, but it becomes darker in several days. Anyway, we love this view near our house. I think especially before…

2021-12-01

My 5y daughter and I went for our haircut✂️ Before moving here, I thought that we wouldn't go for a haircut in the UK. But there are some Japanese hairdressers in this town and one of them is my daughter's classmate's mom. We had a great t…

2021-11-30

My 5y daughter and her school friends went to the softplay yesterday. They were very excited and enjoyed there. My 2y daughter played there together, and bigsisters were willing to taking care of her. They held the little one's hand and to…

2021-11-29

We went to the Christmas market! Because of the other day's strong wind and coldness, we went in the daytime. That was a small event than we thought, but we enjoyed listening to the live Christmas songs, Christmas shops, and foods If we ha…

2021-11-28

It's time for thicker clothes. The lowest temperature of yesterday was 1℃, the highest was 5℃. We went to the Christmas market held in our town from this year, but because of the strong wind, it was closed... We will try to go also today. …

2021-11-27

The wall looks like Elmar's picture books. In this town, there are many colorful walls like this. The advertisement of this city says that these walls are one of the characteristics of this city. Sometimes we can see the visitors taking th…

2021-11-26

Yesterday, I went out at night and have an early year-end party with Japanese mothers. It was my first time going out at night without children in the UK, and I was soooooooo enjoyed the party The meals and alcohol were very nice I also en…

2021-11-25

My 5y daughter is addicted to this book. I bought it about one month ago for 50p. At that time, I thought it's enough that we read only once because I never imagined this book is interesting (sorry). But she is learning to read the words a…

2021-11-24

My 2y daughter drew this "smiling face". She loves the brown crayon, and drawing I think the elder daughter didn't draw the face until she became 3years-old, so it's their personality. 2y daughter also likes to draw tulips and something li…

2021-11-23

Well done! This playground equipment looks for age 1y~3y, but is very difficult to climb My 2y daughter is lighter than normal 2y kids, so she is good at climbing something It was an awesome chilly day, but my mother friends said children …

2021-11-22

Yesterday was a very clear day. We went to the regular park, and our children played swing and hammock. But because it was awesomely chilly, we left the park for 40 min even we all wore down-jacket. It was much shorter than usual. We shoul…

2021-11-21

Yesterday, we participated in a Japanese-English half girl's birthday party! It was held in the outside park, and we enjoyed it a lot! Dancing with music, turning the multi-layered gift, and running with friends' hands hold, and eating the…

2021-11-20

I feel the autumn atmosphere by the scent of the fallen leaves and chilly morning air. Because here are plenty of parks and trees, we can see fallen leaves than where we lived in Japan. My daughters love to pick up, stomp, and throw the fa…

2021-11-19

My 5y daughter is enjoying her Christmas preparations! Here are the gifts for her mommy and daddy that she made at her school. She creates gifts for her family or friends every day She also wrote Christmas cards to her relatives who live i…

2021-11-18

I'm preparing Christmas gifts for our 4 relative families in Japan The main is Christmas tea and coffee. I wish they like them. Now, my 5y daughter is writing Christmas cards for them. She is an obsessiveness person, so I'm waiting I wish …

2021-11-17

I like these words This was displayed in front of the bar in the hotel. It helps also tell the question to someone https://t.co/caAk6C2slT 17 November 2021 14:33 The announcement for vaccination for my 5y daughter has come from NHS. We are…