THINGS MY KIDS SAY: My soul is screaming 13 January 2019 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Uncategorized

We took the kids on a rainforest walk the other day, back when we were in Australia. It was a beautiful walk, in perfectly balmy 25 Celsius weather. Sunlight dappled through the tree leaves, we could hear the flowing water in the river near us, and...

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: What is paradise? 21 December 2018 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Uncategorized

Hunter turned to me suddenly one day, and asked, “Mummy, what does ‘paradise’ mean?” He’s an avid reader, so he probably just read that word in one of his books. “Oh.. well.. paradise is some place that you are perfectly happy in. Something that is so perfect to...

MY PRIMARY ONE KID’S DAILY SCHEDULE + BRAND’... 12 October 2018 in Events, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

    Hunter’s now ten months into starting Primary One. I’d watched friends’ children start Primary School one by one, and seen how the whole family had to shift their routine. It’s particularly a big deal in Singapore, IMHO, because the education system is really...

MUMMY, WHAT’S A NERD? 1 October 2018 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

“Mummy?”, Hunter suddenly asked me one evening as we were winding down for bedtime. “What’s a nerd?” Something about his voice made me stop. He often asks me what various words mean, but something seemed different.  “A word to describe someone that’s really smart.” I said. “Why?”...