Explore nature with kids at Pulau Ubin

17 Jun 2017 We have been wanting to visit Pulau Ubin, which is also known as Granite Stone Island, and thought June school holiday would be a good time for our family to explore and experience nature there. I was expecting rain in the afternoon, as forecasted by the meteorological service. Thankfully, the sky was… Continue reading Explore nature with kids at Pulau Ubin

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… Continue reading BEEP ArKIDecture – Built Environment Education Program

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… Continue reading Growing Wheatgrass without Soil

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… Continue reading The day she planned her dad’s birthday celebration

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… Continue reading A blessing from above

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… Continue reading 3 Jan 2015 – Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve