24 March 2017 Dear Clarice, You cooked dinner for the family today. I think it’s great that you not only liked cooking, but you’re gaining the confidence to cook more adventurously. Previously your repertoire of dishes included fried eggs and stir-fry broccoli. Today you experimented with mixing minced meat soya sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil… Continue reading Experiment!
21 March 2017 Dear Clarice, You took the lead to start a book club a week into your first year in primary school. I was so proud of your initiative and leadership. Reading goes a long way to help you survive in life now and later. I don’t mean to stereotype but evidence seems to show that boys… Continue reading Book Club for Boys Who Didn’t Read?!
20 March 2017 Dear Clarice, Remember the good old days when you used to get a coloured star sticker for school work that is well done or good behavior? We haven’t done that for a long time and the stickers fade out of memory. Though we still praise you lavishly, it will be nice to… Continue reading A little reward goes a long way
18 March 2017 Dear Clarice, Once upon a time, mummy was born into a country which just declared independence not too long ago. Resources was scarce and life was very very hard because we had so little and had to be very thrifty. Extravaganza and luxury were alien words which did not exist in my… Continue reading How to prepare you for resilience?
17 March 2017 Dear Clarice, You have inherited daddy’s flair for cooking. Not only have you started to cook meals for mummy, you have also been able to recall the steps of the recipe after one look and recite them as if you were the one wielding the wok. What a feat for a seven-year… Continue reading Can cook, will survive
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11 March 2017 Dear Clarice, Recording the sling of education changes announced in Parliament. http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/back-to-core-objective-a-chance-for-other-talents-to-shine http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/polys-ite-to-take-in-more-students-based-on-aptitude http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/scheme-allows-normal-stream-students-to-take-subjects-at-higher-level http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/parents-welcome-changes-to-direct-school-admission http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/how-will-direct-school-admission-changes-affect-pupils