Why we don’t have a TV in our house 8 February 2019 in Family, Uncategorized

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked “But…. how can you have 3 kids, and NOT have a TV in your house?!” The answer is: we just wouldn’t turn it on, if we did. We never popped our kids in...

HUNTER’S 8TH BIRTHDAY 4 February 2019 in Birthdays, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Hunter's progress, Uncategorized

My little boy turns 8 years old! He’d been planning his Pokemon birthday party for ages.. drawing up his own guest list, helping with the DIY invitations we made, figuring out the party favours, and packing them all. It made party planning waaaay easier for me,...

HI, MY NAME IS JYNX 30 January 2019 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE

I’m still reeling a bit from Hunter’s revelation today. He suddenly turned to me and said, “Mummy, if you were a Pokemon, you’d be Jynx.” Having ZERO IDEA as to what he was talking about (because I really can’t understand this whole Pokemon craze), I gave a noncommittal shrug and replied, “Mmmm.. OK. Why?”...

FOOD REVIEW: THE SUMMERHOUSE DOES FAMILY BRUNCH 28 January 2019 in FOOD, Food reviews, Food reviews - Singapore

We took the drive up to The Summerhouse on a gorgeous, sunny day. Their picturesque garden surroundings (ohhh all that open space!) made for some really lovely photos, so I can see why The Summerhouse is often used as a wedding or function venue....

One day, they grew up. 16 January 2019 in Carter, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Uncategorized

This is Monday 7:15am. They trot into school, eager to see their friends again, without a backward glance at me.  And part of me feels wistful. They may love me, but they don’t need me, not like they used to.  There’s really something to...