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Parenting : Young Children Absorb Everything They See and Hear

19 August 2014 – 12:05 am |

 
Who do our young children spend their most time with everyday?
Mommy? Grandparents? Nanny?
(Or, TV? Electronic Media, like iPads?)

Ever realise that children, especially young children, love to imitate the behaviours of people around them?
Especially those whom …

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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 | 8 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, …

Capturing Brie Moments in Black and White

20 February 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Photography | 2 Comments
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Sometimes, a pool and a bucket of toys, filled with a small spade and plastic bottles can keep a toddler happy and occupied.
As they say, simplest things in life are often the best.

PS: Happy to …

Brie : 2 Years, 8 Months

16 February 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Parenting | No Comment
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It’s amazing how little children grow up SO fast.
(And they ‘grow up’ in the most obvious way when they are 0-3 years old, don’t they?)
The thing is, we spend time with them daily, but we’re …