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Building core strength for toddler

Building core strength for toddler

My baby is now a toddler. He is now more expressive and he loves to be out and about. He starts to learn to climb the stairs just outside my parents’ place when he starts to stand up on his own. He started off taking careful and slow steps. After more than...
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BEEP ArKIDecture - Built Environment Education Program

BEEP ArKIDecture – Built Environment Education Program

We rarely sign Dot up for her kindergarten enrichment programmes as the timing of the programs are usually held during Dot’s afternoon nap. BEEP ArKIDecture program caught my eyes when I saw the slip of paper in Dot’s file early this year. I googled and found BEEP handbook.  I briefly read through the handbook and it got me...
Favourite books for 5 to 6 years old

Favourite books for 5 to 6 years old

With the arrival of a new baby, time is not on my side. I don’t have the luxury of time to seek out good books for Dot to read. This responsibility of choosing books fall on my husband now, though at time I will still ask him to help me to borrow some books for myself...
Review & Giveaway : Natural and Organic beauty masks

Review & Giveaway : Natural and Organic beauty masks

I have to admit that anything that is natural and organic will catch my attention. When my friend approached me to help her to review her new 100% natural and organic skincare products that contain no synthetic chemicals, no parabens, and no phenoxyethanol, I agreed without hesitation. As the skin readily absorbs whatever that we apply...
Growing Wheatgrass without Soil

Growing Wheatgrass without Soil

After growing wheatgrass with soil, growing wheatgrass without soil is really easy and requires minimum maintenance. The nutritional differences between those grown with soil at the early stage of growth are negligible as a major percentage of their mineral value comes from the seed itself. In 9-12 days, the wheatgrass is ready to be harvested...
The Imperial Ice Stars Sleeping Beauty on Ice

The Imperial Ice Stars Sleeping Beauty on Ice

The Imperial Ice Stars Sleeping Beauty on Ice is here in Singapore at Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres, with only 6 performances from 24 to 27 September 2015. We are privileged to be invited to the opening performance. The children, especially the girls, are very excited because the show is about a beautiful princess, who was poisoned and...
Choose simple play objects for infants, the RIE™ Way

Choose simple play objects for infants, the RIE™ Way

A few weeks ago, I overheard a conversation a dad had with his baby in the diapering room. He was explaining to his daughter step by step what he was doing and what impressed me was that he seems be enjoying his time with his baby. I never really realize how important it is to...
Dot goes on a fishing adventure with her dad

Dot goes on a fishing adventure with her dad

This post is written by Dot’s daddy When I was a child, one of my favorite outdoor adventures was catching little fishes with my school friends after our classes. Whenever I share these childhood stories with Dot, she will always ask me to bring her there to fish. I decided to bring her for a...
Transition from only child to big sister

Transition from only child to big sister

“Mommy, why am I alone? I have no one to play with at home?” Dot, then about three years old, compared herself with the friends whom she usually played with. Dot had been longing for a sibling for a while and had been asking us to have another baby. When I told her that I...
The day she planned her dad's birthday celebration

The day she planned her dad’s birthday celebration

Dot takes birthday celebration very seriously. To her, a birthday boy or girl must have a birthday cake and a present. She planned and prepared her dad’s birthday celebration almost single-handedly that day. On the day of her dad’s birthday, she decorated and prepared a present for her dad – a box filled with things that...
Our first month re-learning how to care for an infant

Our first month re-learning how to care for an infant

Re-learn how to care for an infant It has been a month since Daniel is born and he is fast outgrowing the clothes that he used to be able to put on a few weeks ago. His 0-6 month rompers are a bit tight to put on him now. From 2.966kg to 4kg, it’s time...
A blessing from above

A blessing from above

Daniel is now three weeks old. Whenever I look at my little prince, I just can’t believe that I have a second child. Being a mom to a newborn again is so surreal. “Mommy, now you have two children.” Dot will exclaimed with excitement and delight several times during the day. She is drumming into my...
Sample Store - let you try before you buy

Sample Store – let you try before you buy

This is a sponsored post by Sample Store.   Since the day my girl turned about 5 month old, we have been bringing her to the sports complex so that hubby and I can have our weekly jog at the stadium. From sitting and watching us from a pram, to walking, to climbing stairs, and...
3 Jan 2015 - Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

3 Jan 2015 – Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

With an available car to drive, since my sister was away for holiday with my brother and parents, we decided to visit Sungei Buloh wetland reserve, a mangrove ecosystem located in the north-western part of Singapore. It is a safe haven for several species of birds on their annual migration and has a rich biodiversity of flora...
Preparing for the arrival of baby D

Preparing for the arrival of baby D

By end of March 2015, we will be expecting the arrival of our baby boy. I’m feeling excited yet still feel so unprepared for what is to come. Dot has been asking when her baby brother is arriving. It brings her unspeakable joy when she sees and feels her baby brother moving. Her face just...
A birthday blessing tradition for our child

A birthday blessing tradition for our child

Before Dot turned 5 earlier this year,  Jay and I discussed that we would like to spend some personal time celebrating her birthday instead of throwing a party for her, like what we did for her when she was younger. We planned to go to Legoland Malaysia or horse-riding in Malaysia, but later dismissed the ideas...