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...

HUNTER STARTS SCHOOL 3 January 2018 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Hunter's progress, School

  So somewhere along the line.. my first born baby became a young boy, and started formal education. I’ve noticed Hunter go through a bit of a mental development leap in the past few months. Hard to put it precisely into words, but there...

HUNTER’S PRIMARY ONE ORIENTATION 28 November 2017 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Hunter's progress, School

I wouldn’t consider myself a sentimental kind of person. So the thought of Hunter heading off to Primary One next year was something that I found quite exciting, and was looking forward to it. Until…. Orientation Day.   THIS. Seeing him in his new...

TEACHER’S DAY GIFTS 4 September 2016 in Carter, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

  It was Teacher’s Day last week and I would have liked to smugly announce that my kids proactively came up with their own gift idea and put it together with zero input from me… but NOPE. It was totally my idea and they...

WHAT DEAD MAN?? 1 September 2016 in Carter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School, Things my kids say...

  Carter went on a school excursion last week, so we were talking about it in the car the next day and I was asking him how it went. “I saw a DEAD MAN”, he informed me, seriously. Shocked (and a tad alarmed!), I inquired...