imaginarium: A Vovage of Big Ideas
| |

imaginarium: A Vovage of Big Ideas

{Media Invite} We were invited to preview the Singapore Art Museum’s  (SAM) new exhibit — Imaginarium, an annual contemporary art exhibition for children. This is the fifth year that the  museum has organized this event. The  theme of Imaginarium stemmed from the crescent moon on the Singapore flag, “a symbol of a young nation on the rise with…

Plays For Kids: Goldilocks and the Three Bears in Mandarin
|

Plays For Kids: Goldilocks and the Three Bears in Mandarin

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. This is a MUST-WATCH play for you and your little ones.  Even though their mother is of Chinese origin, the Mandarin language is one subject that my kids struggle with the most. So anything that exposes them to the language is worth a shot in my books. Today we are watching the classic…

Inside Disney — Best Workplaces In Singapore
|

Inside Disney — Best Workplaces In Singapore

A conducive work environment is wonderful to promote the creativity and productivity of staff. Having worked with Disney for a number of years, I was happy to receive an invitation to tour their local office in Singapore. Come check out the Disney SG office with us. Even the address: Sandcrawler at 1 Fusionopolis View sounded…

SPCA, NTUC & Penguins of Madagascar: All for A Good Cause
| |

SPCA, NTUC & Penguins of Madagascar: All for A Good Cause

This morning, we attended an event hosted by the FairPrice Foundation to help raise building funds for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). Since 1973, FairPrice has remained committed to its social mission to moderate the cost of living along with FairPrice Foundation (a registered charity of FairPrice) – with a…

Review: The Manhattan FISH MARKET’s 43 New Sea-lections!
|

Review: The Manhattan FISH MARKET’s 43 New Sea-lections!

{Media Invite} The Manhattan FISH MARKET unveiled 43 NEW mouth-watering sea-lections from their menu at a media tasting event on Monday and I was there to partake in the food tasting. Keeping in mind Singaporeans love for food and their diners’ evolving palettes and preferences, the chefs at The Manhattan FISH MARKET worked for months to…

Review & Giveaway: Junior Claus Musical Tickets
| |

Review & Giveaway: Junior Claus Musical Tickets

Thanks to Singapore Repertory Theatre’s TLC for inviting us to watch the magical musical Junior Claus, we were able to start our holiday season early! We are BIG fans of Santa and Christmas. So, it really doesn’t take much to put us into the festive mood. As soon as the stage curtains parted, we were transported…

Let’s Have Fun Eating Together @ The Manhattan Fish Market
| |

Let’s Have Fun Eating Together @ The Manhattan Fish Market

Have you ever dined in the middle of a shopping mall? Yesterday, the kids and I were at Marina Square when we were stopped by a beautiful woman and invited to dinner hosted by The Manhattan Fish Market. I thought this might be a teachable moment in spontaneity and not one to turn down what…

Busy Mom Tips: Asian Hawaiian Pizza & Apple Salsa
| |

Busy Mom Tips: Asian Hawaiian Pizza & Apple Salsa

{Media Invite} I am an amateur home cook. Any cooking class is an opportunity for me to learn. This is a post on a cooking session offered by Tupperware as part of the GE #RuntoliveGreat Fringe Event. Today, I learned to make Apple Salsa and cook an Asian Hawaiian Pizza. Asian Hawaiian Pizza  The first…

Singapore Science Center: The Human Body Experience, Robotics & More
| |

Singapore Science Center: The Human Body Experience, Robotics & More

The kids just could not get enough of this exhibit. The kids could not wait to enter the exhibit but there is also that tingling feeling of uncertainty about what they will find inside “the body”. What a marvelous way to stimulate their curiosity to learn!!!   The Human Body Experience (HBX) is a walk-through attraction that…

Plays For Kids – The Nightingale Review
| |

Plays For Kids – The Nightingale Review

I want to share about The Little Company’s latest play, The Nightingale which we had the privilege to catch last Sunday. The play was based on Hans Christian Andersen’s timeless story of “The Emperor and the Nightingale’. The play is about an hour long and recommended for 2 to 6-year-olds. The roles were well-executed by…

Water Playground @ I12 Katong (East Coast)
|

Water Playground @ I12 Katong (East Coast)

 What is it? This is a playground with a combination of swings and water fountains with water raining down on you. Something about water playgrounds that generates instant adrenaline in our kids. My daughter absolutely loves this playground and begs to visit it every opportunity she gets (which is quite often given that we live…

Cool de Sac – Coolest hang out for parents and kids
| |

Cool de Sac – Coolest hang out for parents and kids

Cool de Sac, the international chain of children’s entertainment center finally opened its doors in Singapore, Suntec City. We chanced upon this play area on the first day of our school holidays. Even though my kids are past the age of jungle gym, they were hanging out with their 3-year-old cousin. So we went ahead…

KidZania: Real-World Experience In Kid-Sized City – Children Only
| |

KidZania: Real-World Experience In Kid-Sized City – Children Only

You know how your kids love to pretend to be little grown-ups? Well, at KidZania, they can be little grown-ups and more. KidZania is a safe and interactive edutainment center where children can step into the grown-up shoes to experience and learn what grown-ups do all day in a kid-sized city where they can work,…

Colours of My Child’s Mind

Colours of My Child’s Mind

Like most kids, mine are busy with school, tuition, extracurricular activities and their friends. Most days we are happy Joes with the occasional unhappy scuffles over school work. And like most parents, I harbour great desires and expectations to see my children achieve noteworthy success. More importantly, I want them to be happy, confident and resilient kids. But…