#stayhome learnings

Every dark cloud had its silver lining. I constantly reminded the boys to be grateful for the situation - that they had a roof over their heads, they got to enjoy food as it was, had a myriad of activities to do and most importantly, in a safe and comfortable environment. Given that we had …

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Planning ahead

When Z was as young as P2 (aged 7), he asked me about secondary school. In recent months, the sense of curiosity grew stronger. It was a "been there done that" for Mr H and I. One of the hardest questions I had to deal with was what a good school was. In our time, …

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The child who needs a friend called Conscientiousness

Last year, my child tested my patience when his handwriting was so bad that he made "umbrella" appear as "ambrella". Despite causing severe hyperventilation when he lost precious marks through his terrible handwriting in the end-of-year examinations, he still made similar mistakes today where "2" looked like "7", "6" looked like "0" and more. I …

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