Posts Tagged ‘children’

Books Deprived (Giveaway Voucher from NoQ Store)

Monday, April 7th, 2014

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

 

In today’s digital era, books seem to be a little ‘out-dated’ to some families.

Not in our family though.

The actual turning of real pages, reading, thinking, and being ‘lost’ in the imaginative journey a book can bring are all too good to be forgotten.

 

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How Do I Feel about Having Three Kids?

Monday, March 10th, 2014

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

 

Here’s my reply if anyone ever asked what I feel about having three kids :

Having three kids is challenging.

Because we need to deal with three different temperaments, and unique characters daily.

They can make your day, but they too can make you feel you’ve failed big time as a (Read more...)

Happy Chinese New Year!

Friday, January 31st, 2014

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

 

A day spent with family and friends.

One that I’d like to record and remember for years to come.

 

So here are some photos of our family of five.

Hope your long weekend is wonderfully spent with your loved ones!

To everyone of you who celebrates this occasion, … Happy Chi (Read more...)

Checking Out : Gunung Halimun National Park, West Java!

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

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

Everyone knows that if you live in Jakarta, you will most likely face bad traffic.

Everyday.

So this December school holiday, I told Wilson, let’s get out of the city for a couple of days, and enjoy the great outdoors!

And we did!

We decided to explore the rainforest (instead of the beach), a (Read more...)

Parenting : “So, You’re a Full-time Mom?”

Friday, December 13th, 2013

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

If you’ve made a choice to be a full-time Mom, I’m sure you’ve encountered ‘interesting phrases’ from friends or families who ‘question’ and ‘comment’ on your decision, no?

Let’s see if any of the ones below sound ‘familiar’ to (Read more...)

Checking Out : MURI (Museum Rekor-Dunia Indonesia), Jakarta

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

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

The month of December is here.

Which means school days, tests and exams are over for the year!

(Read: a good break for all of us! * YAY!*)

Now, the next challenge is : What do we do? Where can the kids and I go?

At times like this, I admit I secretly miss the going out and about that we use (Read more...)

Parenting : Is Raising Morally Good Children ‘Enough’?

Monday, November 25th, 2013

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

Someone said the other day:

You have your Christian faith, so that means you raise your kids to be morally good kids, right?

(If you are a person of faith too, what’d be your response?)

To me, I feel the above sentence is … incomplete. I mean, … there’s more to that, isn’t (Read more...)

Parenting : The Importance of that Golden Age of 0 – 3 years old

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

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

Have you heard anyone saying something like this ?

When children are still so small, they’re the easiest to take care, because they can’t do much at that age anyway. It’s really just about taking care of their physical needs. Bathing, feeding, playing with them. These things can b (Read more...)

Photography : Do a Selfie, with Your Child

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

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

With today’s mobile phone web cam and everything, my guess is, nearly everyone has taken a selfie at least once in their lifetime by now =)

(read: a self-taken photo)

My question is, when did you last take a selfie, with your kiddo?

If you can’t quite recall when you last took it, IR (Read more...)

Parenting : Letting Children Do Their Own Stuff

Friday, September 20th, 2013

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

I don’t know if you’ve ever seen these in person:

… A maid putting on the socks, for a TEN-year-old child (and no, he’s not injured or anything)

… A Dad waiting by the tennis court side with a towel in hand, diligently wiping the forehead of an EIGHT-year-old child

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