THE FROG MUNCHKIN 27 November 2015 in Carter, Carter's progress, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

  Carter’s class killed us all with cuteness when they all came trotting out on stage, dressed as….. cuddly FROGS! All these little three year olds, looking all squishy and fuzzy. Arghh. My heart couldn’t take it. And they sang in Mandarin too! I was...

KIDS AND MUSIC 11 June 2015 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

Hunter’s been going to Yamaha music for awhile now, so thought I’d write down my thoughts about it. My kids don’t do any other “enrichment” program, mainly because we feel that it’s, well, not necessary! It’s tough having that stance, when it feels like...

HORSERIDING FOR KIDS @ GALLOP STABLE 6 May 2015 in Carter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

When I was a kid, I lived in Australia and had horse-riding lessons. I loved it! It felt wonderful to sit on a horse and move with it, and even getting all mucky was fun to me. In Singapore, horse-riding options are more limited...

YOU MEAN MANDARIN WORDS HAVE STROKE NAMES? 18 April 2015 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Hunter's progress, School

So kids learn Mandarin differently these days. The strokes within each character all have a name! Kind of like how we spell out each alphabet in a word, but way cooler because instead of words, Chinese writing is kind of pictorial. Here’s what they look...

OOPS! 8 October 2014 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

Oh my goodness I can be such a weirdo sometimes! So I wrote my previous post about Hunter SPECIFICALLY because I had a cute video of him singing that I wanted to embed. But I got carried away writing the post and…… yep, you guessed...