Posts Tagged ‘comparison’

Outdoor Activities for Families: More Possible in Singapore than in Jakarta, But …

Friday, September 26th, 2014

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

 

When I compare how Anya and Vai grew up in Singapore and how Brie started living in Jakarta at the age of 10 months, I notice something different.

Brie has SOOO much less exposure to the outdoors here in Jakarta.

1. She doesn’t walk as much as Anya and Vai did back in Singapore

We coul (Read more...)

Driving in Perth vs Surviving Jakarta’s Streets

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

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

 

I had my first driver’s license in Perth, Australia, when I was 16.

Traffic there was and is still relatively orderly.

(Read: Most drivers follow the road rules! And even when there’s quite a bit of traffic during peak hours, it’s still an orderly traffic jam =)

Now.

I left (Read more...)

Haul: Boys Don’t Cry, Says NARS

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by icyabstract that originally appeared at icyabstract makeup.

Hello again everyone!

I don't want to jinx it and say that the workload at work has lifted but lets just say I can finally breathe a little and not have a panic attack about deadlines, for now.

With that being said, I am a little stumped on where to start hacking away at my back log so I figured I w (Read more...)

Tech Trend 2013 – Why Laser Printers are better than Inkjet Printers

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by CalvinTimo that originally appeared at CalvinTimo.com ひとし.

Here’s the lowdown on the face-off which will help you decide on your next printer purchase at the IT SHOW 2013 In a nutshell: Inkjet printing creates a digital image by dropping spots of ink onto paper; laser printers produce digital images by scanning a laser beam across photoreceptors. So... Read (Read more...)

Photography : Camera Phone vs. DSLR

Friday, December 21st, 2012

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


[My most recent shot of the three kids, using my DSLR]

Do you own a DSRL and a mobile phone?

Well, if you do, … do you shoot with your phone more often these days?

I don’t know about you, but it happens to me.

Especially since I moved to Jakarta, I hardly shoot with my DSLR.

I shoot wit (Read more...)

My Thoughts: Bioderma – Sensitive VS Oily Version

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by icyabstract that originally appeared at icyabstract makeup.

Hey everyone!

Still in the midst of my disappearing act and the absence has thrown me a little out of the blogging state-of-mind as well but I aim to get that back as quick as I can! Along with some time to talk about loads of back-logged and belated items.

Anyway, following my recent discovery a (Read more...)

Parenting : 5 Things to Avoid when Encouraging Better Sibling Relationships in the Family

Friday, May 18th, 2012

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

I love seeing my children play with each other gently and kindly.

The thing is, it doesn’t always happen.

Especially between the two older ones.

(They say, siblings who are closer in age tend to get on each other’s nerves more often, yes?)

Having said that though, I strongly believe tha (Read more...)

No Two Children are Alike

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

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

When you have more than one child, it’s interesting how you get to see the difference in their characters. Since birth.

One hardly cried as a baby, and was a really easy sleeper (who could sleep through thunderstorms).

And the other, errr, as a baby he’d scream and fuss when we’re (Read more...)

CarrierCompare: Which Telco Works Best For You?

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by bigmouse1987 that originally appeared at big_mouse..confusingABCrandom123.

See description by the developer of this free, ad-supported iPhone app (SwayMarkets Inc) in the screen shot above. CarrierCompare supposedly judges the network providers by comparing ‘Signal Strength’, ’3G/ Internet Speed’, and ‘Response/ Latency’. Rather interest (Read more...)

Parenting Tips : Avoid Comparisons

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

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


[Anya, the firstborn, is 7 years and 11 months; Brie, the lastborn, is 8.5 months old today]

We see things, and we tend to compare, don’t we?

But when it comes to raising our children, this is something that we parents should remind ourselves to NOT do.

AVOID. COMPARISONS.

Of course t (Read more...)