Thanks to the the Little Harvard International Preschool, my boys attended a holiday speech and drama session, and they put up their very first performance EVER. Yes, their kindergarten has performances once a year for ONLY the K2s, so I was so thankful for the opportunity. I was also so excited that it was going… Continue reading Christmas Crackers at The Little Harvard Preschool
I know it’s the middle of the school year for us, so anyone who’s supposed to be in school is probably already there, but I came across this great site that lists some good books for helping preschoolers with getting used to school. We’ve only read Audrey Penn‘s The Kissing Hand, and it’s been a… Continue reading Back to school books
Further to my previous post, Bringing up baby, we were briefly considering putting Abacus into half day child care or the like, since Mittens school doesn’t take in kids until they’re 30 months, which means that Abacus won’t be able to go to his school until January next year. So we were considering My First… Continue reading Where does your child go to skool?
The Straits Times recently conducted a survey on virtues and character education, and here were some results which I thought were interesting: 2% of respondents think teachers or schools should bear the primary responsibility for character education. 97% of respondents felt that was the parents’ job. Source: The Straits Times, Saturday Special Report, 3 March… Continue reading Character Education.
Boy am I glad that school has started! Although it will take a while for everyone to settle into a routine, and I hope that we’ll see the end of erratic, late bedtimes, which usually leaves me quite drained and devoid of much time to read or blog or anything. I was worried there might… Continue reading Back to school!
I’ve been really irritated at my internet access recently – first the router wasn’t working properly, and then now the access is intermittent. On top of that even my 3G isn’t working all the time, and sometimes at home (since I also check a lot of stuff on my phone so I don’t have to… Continue reading School update