Posts Tagged ‘children’

8 Positive Things to SHOW to Our Children

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by leonny that originally appeared at Our Everyday Things.

 

I don’t know about you, but as I go about my day to day busyness, sometimes I do need parenting reminders.

Because amidst everything that I need to do everyday, I can unconsciously forget even the simplest things that I need to do FOR and WITH my kids.

Well. This is what I’d like (Read more...)

I’m Back from My Longest Ever ‘Break’ from Being a ‘Mom’!

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by leonny that originally appeared at Our Everyday Things.

 

Hello world!

I’m back!

Just in case you’ve just started reading my blog, … here’s a quick update:

I’ve just returned from my never-ever-been-done-before 6-day trip to Cebu and Bohol, in the Philippines! =)

(When I said, I’ve never ever done this before, I& (Read more...)

Thoughts : Full in the Heads, Empty in the Hearts?

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by leonny that originally appeared at Our Everyday Things.

Here’s the reality.

Parents tend to worry about their children’s intellectual developments.

Why can’t my child read yet?
(And she’s 3yo, btw)

Oh, my friend’s son knows his ABC’s already. My daughter doesn’t even know what ‘A’ is like.

My friend& (Read more...)

Water-Play Fun @ Miniapolis, Kelapa Gading Mall

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by leonny that originally appeared at Our Everyday Things.

 

Ah. The kids finally went and had some water-play fun time at Miniapolis, Kelapa Gading!

Not that spacious a place, but it surely entertained the two older kids for a good 2.5 hours, straight.

Here’s sharing with you more photos of Miniapolis Kelapa Gading!

 


 

One of the k (Read more...)

Applecrumby & Fish: Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by Klessis that originally appeared at The J Babies - A Singapore Mummy Blogger & Cafe Hopper.

Product Review

When I first shared about the lovely products from Applecrumby & Fish, I got so many queries from friends about the pretty lunch bags, and many commented on how adorable and colorful their products were. This month, the items sent over by Applecrumby & Fish wowed me once again (Read more...)

Stripes for Love : Let’s Support and Help Children Heal Faster through Love

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by leonny that originally appeared at Our Everyday Things.

 

I saw this the other day as I drove past a hospital.

A man in his 50s helped a frail-looking middle-aged woman on a wheelchair (his wife, may be?) to get on a ‘Bajaj’, this three-wheeled public transport in Jakarta.

He folded the wheelchair and slowly placed it in the narrow and (Read more...)

Car Rides : Our Opportunity to Build that Communication Habit with the Kids

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by leonny that originally appeared at Our Everyday Things.

 

Here in Jakarta, I find myself ‘stuck’ in car rides (and traffic) with the kids a LOT. Everyday.

And this, naturally, can be draining. For the mom. Who is also the driver.

Like when the older ones bicker, or when the youngest one whines and cries over unreasonable matters (if you (Read more...)

Parenting : Encouraging Helpfulness, Instilling Independence, Building Self-Esteem

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by leonny that originally appeared at Our Everyday Things.

 

Brie is now 3 years and 3 months old.

And for the past few months, she’s been an active helper whenever we are at a restaurant or a supermarket =)

“She’s still so small, what does she do exactly?”, some did ask me personally.

 

Well, here are some examples of the (Read more...)

Parenting : 3 Basic Principles of Mannerism We Instill in Children

Monday, September 1st, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by leonny that originally appeared at Our Everyday Things.

The other day, I was listening to an audio sermon on Chinese Philosophy (by Rev. DR. Stephen Tong), and this statement caught my attention:

The younger generation today tend to IGNORE basic mannerism.

Well, I have to say, I totally agree.

Stand up while shaking hands with others, especially (Read more...)

Parenting : Young Children Absorb Everything They See and Hear

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by leonny that originally appeared at Our Everyday Things.

 

Who do our young children spend their most time with everyday?

Mommy? Grandparents? Nanny?

(Or, TV? Electronic Media, like iPads?)

Ever realise that children, especially young children, love to imitate the behaviours of people around them?

Especially those whom they spend quite a lot (Read more...)