Category Archives: With Kids

Theater Review: Junior Claus (Sponsored Post)

***I received complimentary tickets to see Junior Claus.  However, all views expressed within are my opinion*** On Saturday Nov 8 we went to see Junior Claus, a Little Company production, at DBS Arts Centre. Elevator ad in United Square “I’m … Continue reading

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Her mother tongue isn’t Tamil

***A quick note of explanation before I get into the post.  English is the language of instruction in Singapore.  However, all students must take a second language–called a Mother Tongue  (henceforce I’ll refer to it as MT) language.*** I recently … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Lantern Walk 2014

E had an Elsa lantern, so she wore her Elsa gown.  Rhi had a Rapunzel lantern, so she wore the Rapunzel gown. Lanterns above the road The girls in front of the giant Lantern Bellydancers Singer with fan dancers Releasing … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Gardens By the Bay—The Meadow

Back in May, I kept Rhiannon home from school one day, and we spent the morning at The Meadow at Gardens by the Bay while Elanor was at school.  We looked at butterflies and caterpillars, she rode her scooter, and … Continue reading

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Pink Dot 2014

We were so happy to attend our third Pink Dot on June 28th.  I’m an out bisexual woman, and with the controversy this year we felt it was more important than ever to take the girls.  If you want to … Continue reading

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Pink Dot 2014

I’m so excited to be taking the girls to Pink Dot tomorrow.  Last year we were running late–Rhi fell asleep in the car, and Ravi stayed with her so that Elanor and I could attend and witness the lighting of … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Oh blog, how I’ve missed you so! If you follow me on facebook, you know that my hard drive crashed not long after I got back from Cambodia.  But it is fixed and I am back, so all is well … Continue reading

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Why I’m choosing Singapore’s Public Schools

  The Primary 1 registration dates have been released by the Ministry of Education.  Knowing that I’ll be queueing on July 30, 2014 to register Elanor for P1 makes everything more real.  As this is not a common experience, I’m … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday:Tiong Bahru Park

I am kind of embarrassed to admit that it has taken me four years to get to Tiong Bahru Park.  It’s just up the street from my house…but in the opposite direction that we usually travel in.  But I’ll be … Continue reading

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Universal Studios Singapore with two 5 year olds

Some advice for those of you with small children at the end of the post. This past Wednesday, I took Elanor and one of her friends to Universal Studios Singapore.  This was Elanor’s third visit to Singapore.  Her first visit … Continue reading

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