Posts Tagged ‘children’
‘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...)
We’ve spotted many dinosaurs this school holiday!
Not just in Singapore, but also in Jakarta.
Well, I guess, the ‘dino’ theme naturally coincides with the release of ‘Jurassic World’ the movie?
About ‘Jurassic World’ the movie, he (Read more...)
Children grow in a blink of an eye!
These 2 photos above were taken four years apart.
Anya : 7 years, 3 months
Vai : 4 years, 8 months
Brie : 4 weeks
Anya : 10 years, 11 months
Vai : 8.5 years
Brie : 3 years, 9 months
Being a parent, I feel there are tough days that (Read more...)
In our family, one of the things that we instill in our children since young is the importance of appreciating others, regardless of their religion, race, social or economic background.
Like, when we teach our children to be polite and appreciative towards others, that means they need to sho (Read more...)