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...

CARTER STARTS PRIMARY SCHOOL 2 January 2019 in Carter, Carter's progress, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Uncategorized

Today is a pretty momentous day for most families living in Singapore. It’s the day school starts, after a l-o-n-g holiday break and Christmas/New Year.. not to mention all the new kids starting Primary One! And for us… it was Carter starting Primary One. Carter has been...

THINGS MY KIDS SAY: Carter and starting Primary school... 27 August 2018 in Carter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School, Things my kids say...

Carter starts Primary One next year. He’s been pretty exposed to the whole ‘starting formal school’ process, as he’s watched Hunter go through it this year. He hasn’t ever mentioned anything, but I’ve noticed their brotherly dynamics change – ever so subtly, probably something...

CARTER’S 6TH BIRTHDAY! 19 August 2018 in Birthdays, Carter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE

A whole bunch of superheroes having a jumping good time. Happy 6th, Carter!

POTTERY MADE WITH LOVE 11 August 2018 in Carter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

Carter did a pottery lesson in school the other day, and when I asked him what he made, he shrugged and said “Something for you”.  When I pressed him, he gave a bit more information, “It’s in your favourite shape. And your favourite colour”. Grinning,...