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Princess Trail To Catch Will and Kate


It all started with this conversation. Me: Do you know there is a prince and princess in town? My 5-year-old munchkin: Really? Is the princess pretty? Me: Very. Munchkin: Is she smart? Me: Very. Munchkin: Is she real? Me: Yes. Munchkin: Can I go see her now? I thought for a moment. Why NOT? Let’s be a […]

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A Royal Date With Will and Kate


Hear ye! Hear ye! British Royalties Prince William and Duchess Kate are here in Singapore!  Prince William and his wife, the Duchess Kate, will spend eight days touring the Asia Pacific region as part of the Diamond Jubilee World Tour to celebrate the Queen’s 60-year reign. The first stop for the royal couple is Singapore […]

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Authentic Hong Kong Taste


I’ve had Hong Kong on my mind all week. Since my taste of the authentic dim sum at Tin Ho Wan (添好運), I’ve been craving for some bona fide Hong Kong fare. So when Victoria Li, owner of the Old Hong Kong Restaurant Group, invited me to their Old Hong Kong Taste restaurant at myVillage to sample their new menus, […]

Children Learn What They Live

Children Learn What They Live


Every now and then, we parents need a poem, a quote or a line to remind us of the effects that our parenting methods have on our children. They say that children are great copycats.  They imitate our every behaviour and nuances, consciously or unconsciously. Therefore, it is of paramount importance for us to be aware […]

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10 Strategies For Busy Working Mothers


Despite my best efforts, I’m completed trumped by mothers whose home are always neat and tidy. They are always well-groomed, poised and prepared. Their two or more kids are disciplined, well-mannered and accomplished. To top it off, these women work full-time, either holding prominent positions in distinguished companies or running their own businesses. How do they do it? What’s […]

Audition Tips From Young Chloe


Chloe Choo, 6, snagged a coveted role as young Molly in Annie The Musical. The young talent from Kids Performing was even chosen to perform on opening night! “This is an honour given to the best performer (of the lot),” said a beaming Joanne Leow, Managing Director of Kids Performing Academy of the Arts . “We […]

Inbox Hell Email Flood

Work: Dealing With Email Overflow


It’s Monday morning and your inbox says you have 200 NEW emails! Are you drowning in a flood of emails after each weekend, and especially during the public holidays? Are you struggling to control your emails in what seems like inbox hell? If you find yourself checking your emails periodically during the weekends, or booking […]

Great books for kids to read

Oprah’s Reading Tips For Children


“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~ Dr. Seuss. It’s no secret that the ability to read and the love of reading are invaluable skills to pass on to our kids. But our kids these days are not reading as […]