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My little scientist out and about

My little scientist out and about

Dot, my little scientist, is curious about everything that captures her attention. Her inquisitive eyes sweep across quickly and spot things that we do not see – so sharp is her sight. She lays her hands to touch and feel things that stir her curiosity. She hits something with another object to hear what sound...
How to keep Dot warm on a cold, rainy day

How to keep Dot warm on a cold, rainy day

On one cold, rainy afternoon, Dot did not have any long pants at grandma’s place. Thinking how to keep her little legs warm – why not wear mommy’s t-shirt over her clothes!
It is still possible to exercise together with a toddler

It is still possible to exercise together with a toddler

Our family of three jogging weekly. We hope that by including Dot in our weekly exercise, she will grow to love exercising and makes this part of her life as she grows up. There are many health benefits associated with physical exercise and do you know that exercise can also keep us young? It’s still...
Habit training #1 - Dot learns self-control and order at the library

Habit training #1 – Dot learns self-control and order at the library

We are people of habits – young and old alike. Naturally, we are inclined to do something whether it is beneficial or detrimental because knowingly or unknowingly habits are weaved into our lives. Whether we intentionally train our children habits or not, they will still form habits which will determine their success in life. Sow an...
Habits our children should learn

Habits our children should learn

Recently, I read “Smooth and easy days with Charlotte Mason“, a free e-book written by Sonya Shafer and I was encouraged to do more to help my girl develops good habits in her life that may last a lifetime. Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they...
Messy and fun painting for toddler

Messy and fun painting for toddler

Every time Dot watches Baby Signing Time, there is this part in the show where toddlers do hand painting – which Dot calls “Tiny Hands”. For several months, she has been bugging me to get her paint to do hand painting. Her wish has been granted recently by her aunt. Her beloved aunt bought her...
Science project #1 - spoilt humidifier turned into torchlight

Science project #1 – spoilt humidifier turned into torchlight

We had a little home-made Science project one morning. Our humidifier went kaput one day and it was left outside our room for a couple a days before I told J to throw it away. J decided to dismantle it and see whether his hands can breath life into the dead humidifier. Conclusion after working...
Pre-cooking lessons for Dot

Pre-cooking lessons for Dot

Dot loves to watch us cook – from the preparation of the ingredients to the actual cooking of the food. She gets to watch the step-by-step process of preparing a dish. When she is at grandparents’ house, she always asks to be carried to watch how grandma cuts the vegetables, meat, fruits and how she...
My bite-sized childhood memories

My bite-sized childhood memories

Childhood, so pure and innocent, passes by so fast – such beautiful memories ought to be captured cos’ they are so precious! I was flipping through my old childhood photo albums and they brought back beautiful childhood memories. I told Dot that I used to be a baby and toddler just like her. Pointing at...
Merry Christmas and A Happy New year

Merry Christmas and A Happy New year

httpv://youtu.be/Tcv99hruINo Every time during Christmas, “We are the Reason” by Avalon always comes to my mind – a beautiful song that never fails to touch my heart. Still love this song. As little children we would dream of Christmas morning Of all the gifts and toys we knew we’d find But we never realized a...
Would you give a Christmas gift to the "Untouchables"?

Would you give a Christmas gift to the “Untouchables”?

httpv://youtu.be/8KYs2tWQHZE I came to know about Gospel For Asia (GFA) when I read “Revolution in World Missions“. I was touched by how God uses GFA to be a blessing to the poorest of the poor. I love what GFA is doing and I am glad that 100% of what we give goes to the field...
The world through Dot's eyes

The world through Dot’s eyes

Things in this world come in various shapes and sizes.  Few month ago, we started teaching Dot about shapes – circle, square, rectangle, triangle, star, heart, oval and diamond – from the book “My First Shape“. Dot is still exploring and learning about her world. We help her to discover her world of circle that comes...
[Video] A fun way to learn Math using Origami

[Video] A fun way to learn Math using Origami

“Origametria – Using Origami as a Tool to Teach Geometry” is an 8-minute film that introduces a teaching program run by the Israeli Origami Center (IOC). Each week throughout the school year, 10,000 children in 70 schools study ‘Origametria’, taught by 40 specially trained teachers. The film features interviews with School Principals and with teachers...
What a Big Draw for us!

What a Big Draw for us!

Dot sings when she is happy. This morning, she sang while we were on our way to West Coast Park for ‘”The Big Draw” organized by Playeum, The Play Museum. Dot was so excited with what were before her eyes – the baskets of Eric Carle’s books, the look-like underwater world, the colourful paintings,  the...
Russian dolls make great sensory activities for toddler

Russian dolls make great sensory activities for toddler

Her grandparents went on holiday to the cold Harbin, China and bought a few Russian dolls as cultural souvenirs. They make good sensory activities for children and Dot loves to play with them as she finds it fascinating to see a doll with many dolls within. She called them, “Baby”. It is a fun  activity...