Receiving gifts is definitely not my primary love language. In fact, I’m not big on gifts unless they really have a lot of meaning. I’m against the idea of push presents because I think child rearing (birthing included) is a joint effort and I don’t want my husband to think that he can shirk any… Continue reading Gifts that give back
“Look at who you are, and what are your powers, what you can do to make a difference” Some of my favorite places are the Amazon Flooded Forest (I love the music to!) at River Safari Singapore, and the Open Ocean Gallery at the RWS S.E.A. Aquarium. Without a doubt, the views are absolutely stunning,… Continue reading The Ocean
My name is Ed and I am so addicted to foot reflexology massages. It started maybe 7 or 8 years ago, when a friend of mine introduced me to a very local Chinese massage place. After that there was no turning back. The thing I love about foot massages is that you feel rather refreshed,… Continue reading Review: My Happy Feet
Naming children is always a dicey issue. It’s something that they will have to grow into and live with for the rest of their lives, whether or not they like it. I know I don’t have the most common of names, but you can find it in a baby name book. My personal preference are… Continue reading What’s in a name?
Today I came across a collection of photos (the article is These Children’s Hospital Interiors Will Brighten Your Day) of children-friendly hospitals and I just had to share it with you. They certainly make going to the hospital look like a lot more fun! And I’m sure our hospitals and medical establishments could draw some… Continue reading Hospital Interiors for Kids
They say solitary confinement can make a person mad – and then there’s maternity confinement, which in small enclosed spaces with several others (like say, a MIL, helper, two kids and a baby), can start to wear on everyone’s nerves. That coupled with no showering (for some, definitely not for me!) and smelling of ginger… Continue reading Confinement is not House Arrest
We’ve had a busy week adjusting to going back to school and I spent a week on course, which was a good “break” from my usual humdrum, (although looking after 2 boys is anything but humdrum!) and it felt satisfying to be challenged and learning new things and not constantly trying to figure out how… Continue reading A Parisian Rainbow Kindergarten