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5 Lessons Our Kids Can Learn From Mountain Climbing

14 January 2018 – 9:17 pm | One Comment

Someone asked our 6.5yo Brie about her recent Mount Lawu hike:
‘So did you enjoy it?’
And … Brie shook her head.
‘Oops!’, the man smiled and looked at Wilson. ☺️

To us, it is okay if our kids …

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Making This December Our Season of Giving

29 November 2011 | Posted in: Advertorial | No Comment

I know of people who spend so much in December.
They splurge on new clothes, shoes, gadgets, you name them. While it’s not completely ‘wrong’, there’s this thing that concerns me more: They buy all these …

Brie : Enjoying Her New-Found Mobility

28 November 2011 | Posted in: Daily, Pregnancy & Babyhood, Video | No Comment

Brie is now 6 months 1 week old.
And she’s recently found the enjoyment of moving about on her own.
Yes, she’s crawling all over the place now. And it’s frankly a little sooner than what I …

[Post from the Past] TIPS on Making A Child Feel Loved

28 November 2011 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 2 Comments

By January 2012, I would’ve officially been blogging under ‘Our Everyday Things’ for 7 years! *Been loving every single day of it!*
And after a quick check, I apparently have a total of 1574 blog posts …

Visiting : Baby Elephant Nila Utama and His 1st Birthday Tea Party @ The Night Safari

[If you look closely, Anya and Vai were holding on to little elephant plush toys. Vai named his ‘Nara’; Anya named hers ‘Tiara’ =)]

Thanks to the Wildlife Reserves Singapore, our family was invited to …

Boys : Who Says They Can’t Sew?

Last month, I introduced our 7.5yo Anya to hand-sewing for the first time.
Yes, with real needle and thread.
We used felt, I cut out the shape, she sewed the sides, we filled it with some polyester …