LIFE HACK FOR MAKING CHINESE WRITING FUN! 14 March 2018 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

Like many parents in Singapore, I frequently wonder if my children will survive learning Chinese in schools here. Hunter is in Primary One in local school, and local schools are notorious for having a huge emphasis on academics and grades. Because we don’t speak...

WHAT’S PRICELESS WHEN YOU’RE A MUM 9 February 2018 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Living in... Singapore, Things my kids say...

Today, I was already out and about with Chloe as I’d volunteered to help out at a Community Centre (old folks celebrating Chinese New Year).. so I decided to pull Carter out of school for the afternoon, plonk Chloe in her stroller, grab Hunter...

HUNTER TURNS 7! 27 January 2018 in Birthdays, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Hunter's progress, Parties

Our first born child turns SEVEN! Now a Primary schooler, I feel like Hunter has really grown up. It’s amazing to see your child grow from a baby into a schooling kid. And also pretty startling. I got used to him being a dependent...

How to plan a kid’s party in 48 hours 20 January 2018 in Birthdays, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Parties

  Hunter turns seven years old in a couple of days.. and, somehow, between him starting Primary school and us trying to figure out a schedule with all 3 kids with 3 completely different schedules (and no, haven’t quite figured this one out yet!), I...

LIFE’S LITTLE QUOTES: Has anyone ever called you a na... 11 January 2018 in Carter, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Things my kids say...

So I have this Q&A a question a day book for kids, which I get out at bedtime every night. We read the question of the day together, and each boy gives me his answer. It only takes a few minutes, but often kicks...