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We Had a Good Morning!

Today I didn’t wake up cranky because when I brought Edward out, Oliver was still asleep. I started the day with Edward doing some alphabet tracing activities and join the dots activities. He stuck to it till Oliver woke up … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety

My almost 21-month-old still cries when I leave for work. Specifically today. After having been working for 1.5 months. It happened after dinner (my break). Daddy left for tuition. Mummy was about to finish up her plate. Daddy said bye … Continue reading

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Praise, Do it Right.

“Emphasizing effort gives a child a variable they can control … Emphasizing natural intelligence takes it out of the child’s control” – Dr Carol Dweck Don’t tell your child he is smart. Instead, praise him for his effort. Be specific … Continue reading

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The case of the crying sick baby

Image from http://parenting.thewomanlife.info/ Our dear Oliver just developed high fever yesterday evening. It peaked 39.2 degrees Celsius at 5:30 A.M. this morning. Brought him to a GP and he saw that Oliver’s throat was red. But as evening came, his … Continue reading

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Siblings and their toys… 4 points to work on!

Seeing that Oliver is in the stage of touching and exploring, Edward is getting more and more possessive of the toys in the house (which, obviously, he thinks is his alone as he has been the only one playing with … Continue reading

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What constitutes being a good parent? [part 5] – Write a Will

We often believe that we will be there for our children through their adulthood. Most of us take it for granted that we will be at their first day of school, graduation, first job, marriage, first baby, etc. We seldom … Continue reading

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It takes a village to raise a child. Or not?

But what if the village and you do not have the same parenting attitude? What happens when you have one way to handle tantrums but ‘the village’ has another way. How will things work? The child will get confused. Will … Continue reading

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