Reading Motivation for Kids: A Critical Life-skill to Cultivate
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Reading Motivation for Kids: A Critical Life-skill to Cultivate

Warren Fernandez, Editor of The Straits Times, has to read many essays as well letters from people who write in to the newspaper to offer ideas, or look for a job. He says that the ones who stand out, are those who get the basics right – they pick the right words, they use them…

Island-wide National Day Celebrations in Singapore
Celebrations & Occasions | Fun With Kids | Reviews by Us

Island-wide National Day Celebrations in Singapore

It is party time in Singapore with lots of fun activities for the family in this week-long, island-wide celebration for our Nation’s birthday. Check out what’s in store for you, the citizens. Let’s party! 1) PlayLAH! Let’s Celebrate! Singapore’s favourite family carnival is back with additional themed villages and fringe events in time to celebration…

Mother’s Day 2015: All Mothers Are The Same (天下的妈妈都是一样的)
Celebrations & Occasions | Relationships

Mother’s Day 2015: All Mothers Are The Same (天下的妈妈都是一样的)

This post is dedicated to all the mothers under the sun. It does not matter that you are an FTWM (full-time working mom), PTWM (part-time working mom), SAHM (stay-at-home mom), or WFHM (work-from-home mom), ALL mothers are the same (天下的妈妈都是一样的). It does not matter that you are the natural mother, the adopted mother, the foster…

Grieving For Lee Kuan Yew — Paying Our Respect At Parliament House
Engaging Parents | Relationships

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…

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

Featured on Champion Parenting Club’s Champs TV
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Featured on Champion Parenting Club’s Champs TV

Last Friday, I was invited to share and discuss my parenting approaches with my kids at the Home Nation Round Table. Some become parents by accident, others worked hard to become one. And many were blessed by the divine GOD to be parents. However you come to be one, parenting is universally recognized to be THE most…

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

Featured in The Sunday Times Connect – Hugs or Yikes?
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Featured in The Sunday Times Connect – Hugs or Yikes?

Do you hug your kids enough? Are you generous with physical affectionate touch for your loved ones? We tell you in this post. My family is featured in a double page spread in the Sunday Times Connect today! The feature is on physical affection between family members and how generations past and future differ in…