Posts Tagged ‘children’
Have you ever imagined how things will be like (or how we hope things will be) some 10, 15, 20 years down the road?
What kind of a person will your child be?
Encourage communication. Ask, listen and don’t easily comment negatively What kind of work ethics you want him to have?
In what (Read more...)
We are fine if our children have a different opinion, as long as they express their thoughts in ways that still respect other peopleIf you are a parent, you’ll agree with me that as children grow up, they will increasingly assert their thoughts and wants. They’ll agree and disagr (Read more...)
What comes to mind when we think of today’s technology and electronic media?
Generally, here are the top 5 things that came to MY mind:
Smart phones. Computer. Gadgets. Online games. Internet.
While technology and electronic media can be useful and helpful, the reality is, we see an increas (Read more...)
‘Mommy, what can I do now? I’m bored!’
‘What else can I do now? Give me something to do.’
(In the car) ‘What can I do now? I have nothing to do.’
Here’s one undeniable fact we see today:
Kids these days get bored easi (Read more...)
One of the things that my husband and I try to do often is to go out as a family.
All five of us together, with or without our friends and their children, or with our big family.
It may sound very ‘normal’, like … isn’t THAT what families do? They go out together all (Read more...)
Have we ever asked ourselves : how much do I understand my children’s learning style?
I’d like to share with you this story, taken from a talk given by Sir Ken Robinson at TED, titled ‘Do schools kill creativity?’ .
The story sheds more light to my understandi (Read more...)
Someone once said,
We probably should not say that we are raising kids. We should say that we are raising ‘adults’.
Because with that mindset, we teach little ones to be adults one day, and not keeping them from growing up by ‘taking away’ responsibilities and skills (Read more...)
What if one day, your child came home from school and told you:
‘Mom, my friend’s friend ever tried raping a girl on GTA!’
I had that encounter recently, and I tried to keep cool about it.
(read: restrain my shock and keep my tone of voice cool).
Then I asked, ̵ (Read more...)
Those who like the outdoors and are looking for a place in Jakarta to go biking with the family, here’s one place that I’d happily recommend :
Ocean EcoPark at Ancol!
Admission to the Park itself is free, but you’d need to pay when entering the ‘Ancol G (Read more...)