National Gallery Children’s Biennale 2017

We popped down to the Children’s Biennale (pronounced ‘bee-nah-lay’) on a weekday recently. It was really impressive! Firstly, I’d recommend getting the activity pack – for $5 you get a rainbow pencil (the kind that already costs $5 or something insane like that at Smiggle), a very cool kid-sized tag and lanyard, activity sheets for the various exhibitions, and a sticker… Read more →

Kaboodle at Katong Square!

The kids were sooooooooo excited to visit Kaboodle at its new premises! They just opened in end-April 2017 at Katong Square with much more space and interesting new activities (more on that later). Can’t believe that it’s been almost two years, since we first discovered Kaboodle and reviewed it. The girls have been back there with friends and family a… Read more →

Mrs Pho House

We had an extended family meal at Mrs Pho House recently. Tucked away somewhere near Balestier Road, this eatery specialises in seafood with a Vietnamese slant. Loved the interesting decor, and the elements that evoked Vietnam. We had quite a number of dishes but I only managed to take photos of these. Was too busy trying to get food onto… Read more →

Lokkee – gimmicky but fun

So my friend-leagues (friends more than colleagues) brought me to Lokkee for a fun birthday lunch. I had heard of it only vaguely, so I was quite tickled by their wet wipe packaging – we marrieds all brought them home to show our hubbies. The premise of American ‘Chinese take-out’ style eateries explained the names of dishes  (Chow Mein, Colonal… Read more →

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 →