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...

I’VE GOT MUSIC IN ME 6 October 2014 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

Here’s Hunter during his Yamaha ‘performance’, which is actually kind of a silly thing for them to call it that, because it’s basically like a class on any other given day! The only difference is that the kids are down the front of the...

RAINFOREST TRAIL @ BOTANIC GARDENS 28 September 2014 in Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

It’s so freaking hot in Singapore that the thought of going to the Singapore Botanic Gardens makes me shudder. All I associate it with is us, all DRIPPING with sweat, feeling all hot and bothered. The weather in Singapore hasn’t changed, and my opinion hasn’t...

TEACHER’S DAY 2014 – ‘PRESENT LOLLIPO... 4 September 2014 in HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, School

The kids celebrated Teacher’s Day in school today! Because I am a bit of a slacker, I didn’t help the kids do their presents early. I did feel a bit hot-around-the-collar when, one by one, my girl friends were announcing either their plans or their...