MAKING MATH FUN FOR PRIMARY 1 & 2 KIDS 5 March 2019 in Carter, Carter's progress, Chloe, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Hunter's progress, Uncategorized

Math is Hunter’s strongest subject, by far. He’s a kid after my own heart.. as it was my favourite and strongest subject when I was young too ◡̈ He frequently will look for Math textbooks or puzzle books, and considers it “fun” to do...

SETTLING INTO PRIMARY ONE USING MY ENGLISH SCHOOL 16 February 2019 in Events, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

Hunter’s just finished Primary One – WHEW! What a huuuuge change and adjustment a child goes through, between Kindergarten and Primary school. One of my biggest concerns at the start of the year was – will he enjoy school? A few months into Primary...

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?”...

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...