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Teaching Children Good Manners : Not Easy!

1 April 2014 – 11:34 am |

The other day, a close relative – who has spent a few days with our family – said to me,
‘Your kids are very well-behaved.”
He was referring to what he saw.
My kids ate all on their …

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Brie : DIAPER FREE!

17 April 2014 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment
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Gee!
Where’s Baby Brie?
Brie is growing up way too fast.
And you know what?
She’s turning THREE next month!
*Yikes!*
(Soon enough, all my three kids are taller than me!)
Ah anyway, before I forget the details, I’d like to record …

Owning a Pet Dog – Not At This Moment Thank You

12 April 2014 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment
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Let me introduce you to One One!
When I was in Perth recently, I met my cousin’s cute little Shih-Tzu =)
Now you see, I love dogs.
I had my first dog – a poodle – when I …

Books Deprived (Giveaway Voucher from NoQ Store)

7 April 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Giveaways, Awards & Reviews | 20 Comments
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In today’s digital era, books seem to be a little ‘out-dated’ to some families.
Not in our family though.
The actual turning of real pages, reading, thinking, and being ‘lost’ in the imaginative journey a book can …

Driving in Perth vs Surviving Jakarta’s Streets

27 March 2014 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment
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I had my first driver’s license in Perth, Australia, when I was 16.
Traffic there was and is still relatively orderly.
(Read: Most drivers follow the road rules! And even when there’s quite a bit of traffic …

When the Eldest Turned 10!

20 March 2014 | Posted in: Daily | 4 Comments
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Sometimes I find it hard to believe that I now have a TEN year old daughter.
I mean, … TEN?
*yikes*
Time flies!
 

 
We had a mini celebration with friends after school, just like what we did last year.
Theme
Hmm. …

Sorting Things Out

6 March 2014 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment
Sorting Things Out

Man.
I’ve been SO busy in the past weeks.
I mean, it’s like I can’t get to finish whatever work that I have in my list, and my things-to-do-list just keeps on piling on.
And, …