In Singapore, English is the language used for all teaching subjects. That is why we (parents) read to our children, exposing them to the language from young. In our multiracial country, children of different races will take a Mother Tongue subject. For Chinese like us, we have to learn and remember Chinese words (or characters)… Read More Chinese Character Stroke Order (Sequence)
[Sponsored Post] I am always dreaming up new ideas to coach GerGer and BoiBoy to be thinkers, and problem solvers. For the past few years, I have used my self-taught super duper time-consuming ways to teach them that crying over an issue might not be the best way out. I took opportunity of every incident… Read More Power Up! our children’s thinking with Eu Yan Sang
My life has entered another stage in April this year. Two staff members have left our retail store due to health reasons. My consolation prize is that one will be back in two weeks, hopefully. At the exact same time, three part time students have left as they prepare for their tertiary education. It’s weird… Read More Venting my anger on GerGer – Yet another Motherhood Failure Moment?
At the start of 2013, I shared about how BoiBoy resisted school after the long “winter” (we have no winter being on the equator) school holidays. I also shared about how he refused to attend his Art Enrichment Class in his Kindergarten. Motherhood Failure Moments – BoiBoy’s Art Classes BoiBoy’s Art Classes (Part 2) This… Read More BoiBoy’s Art Classes (Part 3) – withdrew
It was somewhere along my Parenting Learning Journey (in early 2013 – if my memory does not fail me), that I thought of a way to impart Anger Management to my children (GerGer & BoiBoy) and niece (BayBee). Young children get angry easily (well, many adults still do). In 2012 I blogged about teaching “Life… Read More Our Angry Monsters
Running a small business is time consuming. Well, “running” small family is much more time consuming. I missed blogging, and today I have squeezed time for a simple post on how my typical mornings pass by in a flash. I had a late night, so I stayed a little longer in bed this morning (this… Read More Business means work life integration
DeeDee and my hectic lifestyle has remained as hectic now that we are about 8 months from the opening of our shop. From 2nd Jan, I feel more stretched, having an additional task of coaching my children their homework from kindergarten. My boy’s lack of confidence in writing and thus reluctance makes me feel guilty… Read More I feel lost
Time really flies. Our food retail store has opened for two months, going on three. We have been on a roller coaster ride, and now that things has more or less settled, we still face manpower issues. I’m the creative sort, so everyday I dream of the possible customized cakes I can provide to customers. … Read More It’s two going on three months
In the last few weeks, DeeDee and I were very busy with the pre-opening activities of our retail shop. It’s our first retail business. All our encounters, be it with the setting up of a Private Limited, development of relationship with franchisor, shop design approval process or renovation matters, has thus far been teeth-chattering. The… Read More Our Third Baby?
MeeMee has been sick since 20 April (right after bringing the children to the Pediatrician for GerGer’s stomach virus, and BoiBoy’s runny nose) … for two over weeks. Been to the General Practitioner four times now. During the first week, MeeMee had very bad cough and lots of phlegm plus a sore throat. Couldn’t really… Read More Sick, very sick