Rise & Shine Family FunFest – Giveaway & Special Promo
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Rise & Shine Family FunFest – Giveaway & Special Promo

Hey mummies, join me at the Rise & Shine Family Funfest – Indulge in a Weekend of Family Fun next weekend!This is an indoor funfest happening from 17 – 19 February 2017 at Marina Bay Sands aimed at promoting family fun, specially for kids from 2 to 12 years old. I have tickets to give away for FIVE…

Talking Point: Confronting Teen Suicide & Our Fear of Failure
Engaging Parents | Live Appearances

Talking Point: Confronting Teen Suicide & Our Fear of Failure

Teen suicide led to 27 deaths last year. This is the highest in 15 years. The most recent case of an 11-year-old who ended his young life  due to failed grades sends a ripple of horror and shock through our nation. This is a parent’s worst nightmare. The quandary over good grades, high expectations and…

MILO and Whole Grains — Breakfast That Help Our Kids Do Better In School
Engaging Parents | Health & Beauty | Reviews by Us

MILO and Whole Grains — Breakfast That Help Our Kids Do Better In School

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But getting my kids to have breakfast before they head to school can sometimes be challenging. They complain that it’s too early for them to have breakfast!! A cup of MILO and (if I am lucky) half a slice of bread with Ovaltine spread or half a…

Is PSLE Derailing Our Purpose To Nurture Our Kids To Never Give Up?
Engaging Parents | Media Invite | PSLE

Is PSLE Derailing Our Purpose To Nurture Our Kids To Never Give Up?

This viral video made its rounds on social media and made hundreds of moms and dads cry. As part of its new social campaign “to inspire and instil the values of perseverance and a #NeverGiveUp attitude among school-going children” during the upcoming exam season, MILO® Singapore showcased how having a resilient (#NeverGiveUp) attitude help these students overcome exam pressures, especially the daunting Primary…

Common DSA Questions Asked In Interviews
DSA | Engaging Parents | Primary (7 - 12)

Common DSA Questions Asked In Interviews

You helped your child applied for DSA (Direct School Admission) and you are jumping with joy when your child receives an invitation from the school to go for an interview. Good interview performance plays an important role in clinching a place in the coveted school. Preparation is key to acing the interview. First, read up on the desired school…

I Want To Pay Taxes
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I Want To Pay Taxes

The IRAS (Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore) announced yesterday that they want to tax bloggers on all the non-monetary benefits, including sponsorship of products or services received in return for writing or reviewing the sponsors’ products. (Source: Channel News Asia) After the initial WHAT?! I am willing and happy to pay the taxes. Here’s why……

Inviting Strangers Into Your Child’s Life
Engaging Parents | Media Invite | Technology

Inviting Strangers Into Your Child’s Life

Don’t let the title of this post scare you. Ok, maybe it should a little. Parenting in today’s Digital Age is tough. Are we sharing too much information about our kids? When we post pictures of our kids on social media, are we unwittingly allowing strangers access into our children’s world without the necessary precaution?…

Clean House: Recycle Your Used School Textbooks
Engaging Parents | Lifestyle | Students

Clean House: Recycle Your Used School Textbooks

Exams are OVER! The school year has finally ended and it is time for the school holidays to begin. I find it really therepuetic to clear our shelves of old books, especially textbooks or assessment books that my kids have outgrown. What do you do with all those used text books that your child (thankfully) don’t need…

Adults Bullying Children — Singaporean Parents Behaving Badly
Engaging Parents | Relationships

Adults Bullying Children — Singaporean Parents Behaving Badly

A man walks into a classroom and slaps a 9-year-old boy for allegedly bullying his daughter.  Now, I do not know the full story of the bullying between the children, so I cannot comment on it at this point. What I want to address is the father’s behaviour or misbehaviour. According to newspapers’ reports, the…

History Is Exciting Again – NMS Reopens Permanent Galleries
Engaging Parents | Preschool (2 - 6) | Primary (7 - 12) | Secondary (13 - 17)

History Is Exciting Again – NMS Reopens Permanent Galleries

Media Invite The National Museum of Singapore re-opens its permanent galleries to the public on Saturday and Sunday, 19 & 20 September with a Opening Weekend Carnival! Everyone is invited. There will be NO admission fees this weekend! I had a sneak peak into the revamped Permanent Galleries to see what’s new… The permanent galleries…

Grieving For Lee Kuan Yew — Paying Our Respect At Parliament House
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Grieving For Lee Kuan Yew — Paying Our Respect At Parliament House

This post is an account of our family’s journey to pay our respects to our Founding Father, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House. Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew’s passing on Monday, 23 March was a shock to many Singaporeans. Even though his poor health should have given us an inkling, we have held on to…