Category Archives: With Kids

Things and places in Singapore that I miss 6-10

Continuing Friday’s post of things and places I miss in Singapore. Seeing Crazy Rich Asians made me nostalgic for my Singapore. 6. Kaleidoscope Therapy Centre was a huge help to Rhi as we began to identify and work on her … Continue reading

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Things and places I miss in Singapore 1-5

Watching Crazy Rich Asians made me wish they’d shown more of Singapore. So I thought I’d compile an off the cuff, not in any order list of places I miss in Singapore. Brinda’s has amazing Indian food. The only things I … Continue reading

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“How do you and your kids enjoy life in Singapore?”

I’ve recently been emailing with a potential expat. I had a number of Singaporean expats respond to my emails, answer questions, and generally be a great resource for our move. Some of them are now irl friends (or were and … Continue reading

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Balloon Festival at Marina Square

It was only by virtue of the girls having gymnastics camp today that we were at Marina Square to see the balloon festival. If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, this is ongoing through Sunday, March 20, 2016. … Continue reading

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Sassy Mama Singapore

Although Expat Bostonians has been quietly languishing, I have done a lot of writing over at Sassy Mama Singapore this year. Here are the articles I’ve written in the second half of the year. This was my fifth piece in … Continue reading

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Theater Review: Treasure Island (SRT The Little Company)

If you enjoyed the behind the scenes sneak peek of Treasure Island in my last post, you might be wondering what we thought of the actual production. Treasure Island is not an easy work to adapt for the children’s stage, … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015

Halloween is my favorite holiday, and always has been. So I was thrilled to learn that there is trick or treating in Singapore. While there are some condos and neighborhoods that do trick or treating, the motherlode is in Woodlands. … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek–SRT The Little Company presents Treasure Island!

Last week Elanor, Rhiannon and I (along with some other lovely parent bloggers) were fortunate enough to be invited to a behind the scenes sneak peek at the upcoming production of SRT The Little Company’s production of Treasure Island. We … Continue reading

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Translating Musicals, Trolls and More: an Interview with Anthony Drewe and George Stiles

If you are a fan of children’s theater in Singapore, odds are pretty good that you’re already familiar with the work on Anthony Drewe and George Stiles. In the upcoming 2015 The Little Company season, you will have the chance … Continue reading

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River Hong Bao 2015 Opening Night

In a fit of insanity I took Elanor and Rhi to River Hong Bao 2015 on opening  night (Tuesday Feb 17). The entrance if you’re coming from the carnival rides The massive tableau that celebrates SG50. Elanor and Rhi are … Continue reading

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