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5-6 years old
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...
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...
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...