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Car Rides : Our Opportunity to Build that Communication Habit with the Kids

16 September 2014 – 6:58 pm |

Here in Jakarta, I find myself ‘stuck’ in car rides (and traffic) with the kids a LOT. Everyday.
And this, naturally, can be draining. For the mom. Who is also the driver.
Like when the older ones …

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Featuring : Water Resistant ‘Squids Sunglasses’

29 August 2014 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment
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Here’s one of Anya’s must-bring items when we go out and about : her Squids sunglasses =)
They fit so well, and guess what?
They come in different colours and in smaller sizes too, like, for children …

Brie : 3 Years, 3 Months

25 August 2014 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment
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Four days ago, our little Brie turned 3 years and 3 months old.
Here are some quick updates on her:
She speaks quite fluently in Indonesian.
She knows her colours, and is learning the alphabets.
She loves to hug …

Vai’s 8th Birthday (and His Request for a Lego Cake!)

22 August 2014 | Posted in: Daily | 6 Comments
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The day that our little man has been waiting for finally arrived!
Two days ago, Vai turned EIGHT! =)
He’s been talking about it since last month.
What kind of cake will Mommy be making? Can I please …

Making : Sheep and Lamb Painting on Canvas

18 August 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | No Comment
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Here’s one of Anya’s drawings, before she went and painted it on canvas.
And you know what?
For some weird reason, after seeing this drawing, I had the urge to paint on canvas – just something. Anything!
It’s …

Displaying our Family’s ArtWorks

11 August 2014 | Posted in: Daily | 4 Comments
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Since we moved to Jakarta, I must say the walls at our home are pretty much … empty.
We’ve been wanting to display photo frames and some of our paintings on the walls, but we just …

Checking Out : Greenery in the City – Taman Jogging II (Kelapa Gading)

8 August 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Places to Visit | No Comment
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Here’s the reality if you live in Jakarta: we don’t usually spend much time in the outdoors!
*boo*
And that’s because:
1. Public transportation system here is still not convenient, so most people still drive their cars or …