Category: Fav Books

Parenting – 14 gospel principles that can radically change your family (by Paul D Tripp)

I see parenting as probably one’s most important responsibility in this life. We prepare for working life by getting an education that spans 13 to 16 years but we go for zero certification before undertaking the huge role of a parent. There are good parenting courses and good books, but most of us who embark on the parenting journey usually feel… Read more →

#BuySingLit, support local authors! {with Giveaway}

#BuySingLit is a movement to celebrate stories from Singapore. Literature written by Singaporean authors is not necessarily always about Singapore or set in Singapore, the same way how books by ethnic Indian residents are often premised in any land imaginable. I have a special place in my heart for SingLit because the best SingLit authors always manage to write in a way… Read more →

Beyond the Tiger Mom by Maya Thiagarajan

I enjoyed reading this book a lot more than I thought I would! Maya Thiagarajan writes about both the overt and subtle differences between Asian and Western parenting today, and offers her rich perspectives on how best to educate and nurture our children for the coming age. What hit me first was her well-researched journey into the inner psyche of a… Read more →

Join the Owl Readers Club, hoot hoot! (with Giveaway!)

I love books and wish I could sit all day in a cozy chair being lost in one good story after another. In our busy lives, there is simply too little time for us to waste on lousy books. Some books are poorly written, and others have eerie illustrations that will haunt us more than pique their imagination (c.f. undead ghost children)… Indeed,… Read more →