On Living Life and Cultivating What Matters

I meant to continue with my ’series’ on Reclaiming My Day and Return to Pen and Paper Planner but procrastination and forgetfulness got the better […] Read More

Key Turning Points – Learning to Let Go

There are a few key turning points in my parenting journey when I made changes or had a change of mindset that caused the way […] Read More

How to Coach Your Child for Tingxie 听写

1. “ Eye Power” does not workThere is no shortcut to learning for tingxie 听写.  This is what I told one of my sons : […] Read More

Staying Home with Your Kids

What does it take to stay home with your kids 24/7 and survive it?  To me, the answer is : Mindset Change.   As opposed […] Read More

The Chinese New Year Bondage

Chinese New Year celebration involves traditions that can begin from weeks before the actual day to at least the 15th day of the first Lunar […] Read More

PSLE Survival Guide

The Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) is just around the corner.  Whether your child is sitting for this year’s PSLE or is going to sit […] Read More

欢乐伙伴 Primary 1 & 2 识读字 and Vocabulary Test Lists

I made some 识读字 test lists printables many years back for the old Chinese syllabus textbooks. Most of them are obsolete by now because the […] Read More

Siwukuaidu 四五快讀 Word Cards (Traditional form)

The Siwukuaidu non-tactile word cards are now available in the Traditional (繁体字) form! Singapore follows China in using the Simplified form 简体字 for written Chinese. […] Read More

Supervising Chinese Revision for the Intimidated Parent

Most parents I know outsource Chinese to tutors and enrichment centres either because they have no time to revise the subject with their children at […] Read More

Siwukuaidu 四五快读 Word Search Printable

I finally got all the Word Search done for the complete 6 volumes of Siwukuaidu. For easy reference, I will be putting all 6 downloads […] Read More

The Costs of Learning The Violin

It is very common for parents to send their young children for music lessons these days. Usually, the decision is between learning the piano or […] Read More

Running a Mom Blog and Making Money

I did not start this site with the intention of making any money out of it. Since the first day I started, I tried as […] Read More

Best Self-Care for Moms

When I had little children at home, I often said that my dream holiday would be a trip to outerspace because I would then have […] Read More

How My Youngest is Doing for Chinese Now?

To recap, my #3 was the one I homeschooled for his preschool years and I personally taught him Chinese using the Siwukuaidu 四五快读 curriculum, made […] Read More