Category: family

Grandpa’s gift

So this little tyke turned six recently. Our very own little Bat-girl. Our per our family tradition, we don’t throw large parties for the girls’ birthdays. But I realised she had 3 small ‘parties’ this year! One with our immediate family (including grandparents on both sides), one at her Sunday School class, and one at her school (photo above). A… Read more →

Kidzania Singapore (Part 1) – strategy, strategy, strategy

School’s almost done! So on an ‘admin day’ (read: random weekday school holiday), we headed down to Kidzania, hoping to avoid the crazy crowds that are de rigour during weekends, public holidays and school holidays (what does that leave us with, seriously?). What was the crowd situation like? Read on for more details and ‘analysis’ throughout the post. My take… 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 →

An eighth birthday

Children’s day this year fortuitously fell on K’s birthday, which meant that she had a school holiday on her birthday! So I was able to plan a fun day out for her and a few friends whom she wanted to invite. We arrived at Artify bright and early. It’s one of my favourite art spaces. Its clean white walls are… Read more →

The Manhattan Fish Market – new weekend breakfast menu

We popped down to The Manhattan Fish Market over the weekend to try their all-new breakfast menu. There are 7 different items and we had a chance to try almost all of them! The kids were very impressed. Within minutes, K declared, “This place has very good kid service.” That was probably because they came with colouring and activity sheets,… Read more →