KiTh aNd kIN
[kith and kin] – phrase/idioms. - one's relations. The word kith is Old English, and the original senses were ‘knowledge’, ‘one's native land’, and ‘friends and neighbours’. oRiGIn: The phrase kith and kin originally denoted one's country and relatives; later one's friends and relatives. -KinS [-k-nn-s]- a diminutive suffix of nouns: indicates smallness or, by semantic extension qualities such as familiarity and affection as in daddykins - a name a child calls their father when they want something.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

suddenly big

You have been changing so fast these last couple of weeks little HK.  I look at your feet now and they seem just huge to me.  You sit, you reach, you play (with regular checks to make sure I'm watching) and now you are old enough to sit in the shopping trolley? When when did that happen?

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