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How our 3 Kids and I Survived the Flood, the Rain, and Walked Back Home!

10 February 2015 – 3:47 am | 36 Comments

 
Flood. Dear flood.
What seemed to happen in Jakarta ‘every 5 years’ has somehow become an ‘annual disaster’.
We arrived in Jakarta in March 2012 and since then, we’ve witnessed Jakarta going through this flood problem, once …

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Medicated ointments on kids’ open wounds, anyone?

31 July 2008 | Posted in: Daily, Food & Health | 13 Comments
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Four days ago, Vai woke up with a rather deep scratch right on his nose.
And just before he went to bed that night, I thought of giving him some sort of an ointment or something …

C’mon Mom, Let’s Recycle!

30 July 2008 | Posted in: Daily, Photography | One Comment
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Children’s curiosity : Are we nurturing it, or killing it?

30 July 2008 | Posted in: Parenting | 3 Comments
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Little children are naturally curious about everything.
They like to ask, wonder, explore, repeat the same old questions and try things out ‘to see what happens’. As they get curious about lots of things, they explore, …

Irresistible Haagen Dazs : Summer Berries & Cream

29 July 2008 | Posted in: Daily | 2 Comments
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We all had a nice night out with Wilson’s tennis friends last Saturday. And right after dinner at Riverside Point, we headed out for dessert at Haagen Dazs Clarke Quay.
We tried out Summer Berries and …

Enjoying the greens : Bukit Batok Nature Park

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One of the things I like about Singapore is that despite the fact that it’s a relatively small-sized country, it tries to preserve at least some of its greenery.
There are quite a number of preserved …