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

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

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

Day 5 : The Three Sisters and Scenic World, Katoomba

18 Jun 2014   The Three Sisters and Scenic World at Katoomba After our breakfast at the lodge, we walked to another bigger pond to fish. Coolpa went with us. Along the way, Dot was trying to play the role of “owner”, commanding Coolpa to follow her. The pond was surrounded by tall green trees… Continue reading Day 5 : The Three Sisters and Scenic World, Katoomba

Day 4 : A fun-filled day at Bilpin Springs Lodge, Blue Mountains

17 Jun 2014 Bilpin Springs Lodge, Blue Mountains I woke up early and took a peek out of the curtain to see a bright and cheery day awaiting for us. Hearing the birds chirping and the clucking of the hens filled my heart with excitement. While Dot was still dozing away on the warm and… Continue reading Day 4 : A fun-filled day at Bilpin Springs Lodge, Blue Mountains

Nurturing a sense of wonder in preschool child

How can we nurture a sense of wonder in our preschool child? As parents, it’s important to understand why the sense of wonder is so critical and important in a child’s life; and to revive the delight in the mysteries and beauty of nature. “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of… Continue reading Nurturing a sense of wonder in preschool child

A new grocery shopping experience at the Weekend Farm

Buying fresh produce is my favourite pastime as my family juices raw vegetables and fruits almost daily. When I go to supermarket, the usual places you can find me are the fresh vegetable and fruits section. And I shop online for organic fresh produce too. I was happy that my sister brought us to the… Continue reading A new grocery shopping experience at the Weekend Farm