22 December 2017 Dear Clarice, Winter solstice is here and it’s time to make tang-yuan or those cute, yummy flour balls again. Many questions popped up as you were making tang-yuan: what is the winter solstice? Why must we make tang-yuan? What happens after we eat tang-yuan? Etc…… I encouraged you to look for answers… Continue reading Curiosity is the mother of learning
Dear Clarice, Mummy would like to share the tips in this article with you. Recall how sometimes you are beset by negativity in your lives and just could not snap out of it? The 3Cs explained in this article could help you cope better. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-stop-automatic-negative-thoughts_us_58330f18e4b0eaa5f14d4833
https://eclipsedwords.wordpress.com/2017/08/30/this-too-shall-pass/ Dear Clarice, Mummy is a worrier, so it was a relief to find a writer who understands and puts it across so well. I want to be as optimistic as her. I hope you will face life with optimism too.
https://cooking-without-limits.com/2017/09/29/autumn-memories-with-my-family/ I love how this blog appreciates the little things in life. Very uplifting.
28 May 2017 Dear Clarice, Today, we had the opportunity to make an educational trip to Semakau Island. What we saw and heard made us reflect on our extremely high wastage for a small country. Everything on this island is built on garbage ash, buried and planted with vegetation. We even saw exotic birds, mango… Continue reading Rethinking about Garbage
Dear Clarice, You love to read books and buy books like mummy. Between the two of us, I bet we’ve bought close to 1,000 books. Every time we visit the bookshop, we can carry buckets of books back. However, the local bookshops here don’t have a wide variety of books and to broaden our reading… Continue reading Co-Responsibility
10 April 2017 Dear Clarice, You chuckled helplessly when you saw this book cover and could not put it down until you finished reading it. On the surface, this picture book looked like a comedy, but “A Bad Case of Stripes” is an exceptional book on how not to let your self-esteem be governed by what others think of you.… Continue reading Building confidence