Our Mittens used to be a very shy boy. He’d always want mummy to be with him and in groups, say watching an entertainer at a birthday party, or at classes like Gymboree, he’d always want to hang back. Somewhere along the way, he found his confidence, and I’m thankful that these days he is… Continue reading Freedom to roam
How many of you would count Harry and his Bucket Full of Dinosaurs as one of your child’s favourite books? Well I wouldn’t say favourite, but I used to think it’s entertaining but then I started to feel uncomfortable with the way Harry and his sister would talk to each other, and then there was… Continue reading Mind your (book) manners!
Being a mother, being a parent, has brought out the best, and the worst in me. It is amazing to think that you’ve created another living being, and oh the joy they bring, and all of the learning that you go through on this journey! And then there’s the dark side. I have never been… Continue reading Taking a different view
Everyone knows its not an easy task to get toddlers to clean up after themselves. At the earlier stage of toddlerhood they might comply because they think its fun, but once they get to the age where they can articulate themselves and have figured out that there are more fun things to do than cleaning… Continue reading Clean up, clean up, every body let’s clean up!
Earlier this week, we brought the entire family, nephew and MIL to Gardens by the Bay. Now, I’m always a little weary whenever the nephew is around because it seems like all 3 boys will just go berserk wherever we are – be it a shopping mall, or just taking the lift somewhere. And that… Continue reading 10 Things Every Child Needs