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Superhero invasion

On weekends our childcare staff have off, so it is up to me to keep the kids busy all morning.  Sometimes I wheel the game cabinet and puzzles outside. Or other times, I pull the TV outside just for a change of pace. Outside things that are usually utilized inside is the key.  It brings a […]

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Giving back

Wat Opot was so fortunate to have former resident, Srey Oun come to visit again with her partner, Long.  Together they successfully made Wat Opot a lot more stylish!  In the last few months we have had to rely on a well used pair of clippers and dull scissors to keep hair trimmed and out […]

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New Pool Toys!

More than a year ago, we were given these balloon bags by the founders of Thomas’ House, Gaye and Roy McPhee, along with some other items.  I had put the bags in a very secure place in our store room…so secure that I promptly forgot about them! While doing some necessary ‘spring cleaning’ I came […]


Pizza Party!

We had promised the kids a pizza party over Khmer New Year last month, but with Phnom Penh in lockdown we were unable to get cheese.  I was finally able to go in last weekend and bought a huge block of mozzarella so today was the day! Wayne made some delicious pizza sauce and then […]


Cement Planters

With all staff (except for Dara, Wayne, and I) off for 5 days during the Khmer New Year holiday we had a lot of time to fill with keeping the kids busy.  So with my new obsession with flowers and plants in mind, the kids tried their hand at making small ‘cement towel’ planters.  This […]

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Kimchi Again!

The first batch of kimchi was a HUGE hit and it wasn’t long before two massive bags of mustard greens showed up with a request for more of the same.  I grabbed the only helper I could see and we got busy cleaning and cutting off the hard stems of all those greens! Did I […]