Action Speaks Louder Than Words – Zero-Waste Run!
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Action Speaks Louder Than Words – Zero-Waste Run!

The puzzling changes in the climate around the world worry me.  The annual haze that covers our entire nation in the last quarter of each year worries me. My kids leaving aircon, fan, and lights on in the room when they are NOT there worries me. The first because cities that used to see snow…

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
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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
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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?
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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
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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

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
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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
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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…