Something Positive

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who forgot to get her school unifor. this could caus lasting psychological traumw :-)
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Thanks Mish, for the trip back to innocence, to pure simple humanness, and to the really important basics of life.

For some of us, particularly those without kids, it is nice to be taken for a moment - away from of our heads full of the complicated, ludicrous, "worldly" concerns of adults.
Beeeautiful photographs.

and thanks again for the reminder
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Nice post. Best wishes to her. Such a rare occurance on CEO. May I please ask a general consensus of how many posts on CEO are "positive". Deaths in guest houses, expats living on the street and deported, stolen money and phones, carnage on the roads, etc, etc. Really, what percentage are positive? It would be great to see more. Is this the reality of living in Cambodia or those things of most interest to CEO.
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cambo swa wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:01 am Nice post. Best wishes to her. Such a rare occurance on CEO. May I please ask a general consensus of how many posts on CEO are "positive". Deaths in guest houses, expats living on the street and deported, stolen money and phones, carnage on the roads, etc, etc. Really, what percentage are positive? It would be great to see more. Is this the reality of living in Cambodia or those things of most interest to CEO.
That's not anything specific to this forum or even Cambodia. The news reported anywhere is generally not positive.
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Good luck to you Mish and your daughter in school. My son is in preschool now but my daughter has a few more years.
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Thank you all for taking your valuable time to post some great comments.

This has genuinely restored my faith in the expat community.

It is a tough grind in a challenging country to say the least.

Have a great day - whatever you are doing
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Definite thumbs up from me also. Agree with @phuketrichard that at that age it is indeed all about socialising with other kids more than anything. My son joined the Learning Jungle kindergarten pretty much as soon as they'd take him (2y?) and he just hit 6 yesterday - he absolutely adores school - and I mean adores to the point of being angry if school is closed! - and all his friends; and he's been doing 8am-4pm (now 5pm) since day 1.

Hope your little girl loves her school just as much, nothing like the smile of your kids after you get home from work with whatever day you've had, and they're all excited about who they saw, or what they did at school. Great times as a parent.
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cambo swa wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:01 am Nice post. Best wishes to her. Such a rare occurance on CEO. May I please ask a general consensus of how many posts on CEO are "positive". Deaths in guest houses, expats living on the street and deported, stolen money and phones, carnage on the roads, etc, etc. Really, what percentage are positive? It would be great to see more. Is this the reality of living in Cambodia or those things of most interest to CEO.
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Spigzy wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:26 pm Definite thumbs up from me also. Agree with @phuketrichard that at that age it is indeed all about socialising with other kids more than anything. My son joined the Learning Jungle kindergarten pretty much as soon as they'd take him (2y?) and he just hit 6 yesterday - he absolutely adores school - and I mean adores to the point of being angry if school is closed! - and all his friends; and he's been doing 8am-4pm (now 5pm) since day 1.

Hope your little girl loves her school just as much, nothing like the smile of your kids after you get home from work with whatever day you've had, and they're all excited about who they saw, or what they did at school. Great times as a parent.
So funny being angry when school is closed. It's really fantastic to hear that he loves learning and has an amazing father like you.

I think from the other threads that there are many genuine people on here who are interested in finding good schools like Learning Jungle.

I actually took a risk posting as I was so used to the hard bitten cynicism and was surprised to find so many others supportive and caring fathers on here.

My Khmer friends will be happy to learn that - for sure, as they look to us for guidance and are disappointed when confronted with the motley crew and 'usual suspects' in the news.

I sincerely wish your son all the best in his life.

Keep up the good work brother
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GMJS-CEO wrote:That's not anything specific to this forum or even Cambodia. The news reported anywhere is generally not positive.
Unfortunately that’s human nature. Violence and death (and sex) sells more than butterflies or goodness. Emotions trumps logic. Maybe it’s part of the hardwiring of the human psyche.

OP, the pictures are so adorable. Thank you for sharing such a personal part of your life with all of us.
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