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PSLE papers

PSLE – The Journey to getting all the answers right!

It’s Tuesday today and the first paper for PSLE is on Thursday. You can imagine the stress and pressure the kids are facing now. On top of that, consider the stress and pressure the parents are facing! If there’s some kind of meter to measure such pressure, S’pore number now is possibly close to the…




Vespa scooter sidecar

Is this a Chauvinistic view or What?

Last Saturday, the husband and I were on our way to town when we saw this at the traffic junction. It was a vintage Vespa scooter with a passenger box. Something like this: Now, what was interesting was, there was a female rider and a male passenger in the box. To me, I just thought…




Ergostars Study Desk and Chair Set – Incredible Price

We have converted. Yes. My entire family. We are all advocates for Ergonomic tables and chairs now, and there is a difference apart from the costings of a regular piece of furniture. In fact, my husband is now researching extensively different models of ergonomic chairs for himself! Remember my previous post about how hesitant I…




What do you see, when you say “I See”?

In Text Messaging, the phrase “I See” has got to be the rudest and laziest conversation stopper ever. Don’t get me wrong, I use this phrase in regular face-to-face conversations, but never in Text Messaging. In my opinion, it is rude. Really. I tried Googling “I See” and found out this is really a phrase…




Three Morning Wake-up Moments to Identify With

Every morning, our household reaches a valley of decisions. We all have our own logic and reasoning to our morning routines and I realised our kids have theirs too! It’s interesting, cos this is something I don’t remember discussing over, and definitely it wasn’t taught! The decision made at that critical minute when the alarm…




What’s with these Parents who drive their kids to School??

This is for all parents who drive their primary school kids to school. I’m trying to be as objective as I can in the post, and I do try to understand possible reasons why some parents behave the way they do. But I simply can’t make excuses or be ok with their totally inconsiderate, selfish…




Back to the Future – A child’s view

Yesterday, Nathan asked the whole family, if we had a time machine, where would you go? (I think he meant which period in time!) It was an interesting question, and I remember I wrote about Time Travel as a parent last year. But now, the entire question is open to an endless possibility, where would…




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