Category Archives: Child

Staycation at Changi Village

Z loves hotels. I think a lot of kids do (my sis’s and bro’s kids do). So for her 3rd Birthday, and PL’s XXth birthday (where XX is a number above 3) which was two days after Z’s, we had … Continue reading

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“Eat this!”

It seems like every kid eventually goes through a “gross” phase. “Eat this bug!” Z commanded. To be clear, it was not alive. And it was just a plastic “kuti-kuti” bug. One of the newer attempts to replicate the little … Continue reading

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Baking 101

Z just discovered pizza. Or rather, she has discovered that she can enjoy pizza as pizza. We had given her pizza before. She ate the crust because she’s a “purist” and does not like her food to be mixed. So … Continue reading

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My Little Caterpillar

Z attended a show “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” with her Nursery Class. PL was concerned Z might be frightened of the dark theatre. We had brought her to a show before, and it was dark and she was not happy, … Continue reading

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Banking on Retirement

My Citibanker called a few weeks ago. I did not know I had one. Business is bad, he did not say. So in addition to the High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) or “Privileged” Customers, they have decided to go down … Continue reading

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The key to raising children (according to more experienced parents)

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Z reads me to sleep (or tries to)

One weekend, as I was trying to take an afternoon nap, Z decided to help. By reading me a bedtime story. This would of course not be helpful because I’m not 3 years old anymore. But the novelty of being … Continue reading

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