The Candy Rat

The LOs and I went to an old friends for afternoon movie and catch up in Stockholm yesterday. In Sweden it is very common with what is called “Saturday Candy” and i just love the way my friend does it with her daughter. Every Saturday morning, they put a plate of food out for the…

Salami, Chicken and Ice-cream

As we were having dinner ,DD asked me if she could make something for herself to eat. Sure I said, encouraging here to become the independent little girl that I would like her to be. This is what she made: sliced salami, with a scoop of ice-cream, topped with shredded chicken. At that moment, I…

What is best for our kids ??

>Read a very interesting and somewhat disturbing article called “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” earlier today. Being Chinese myself, I found this article rather quite disturbing …. mainly because I know that this is the way The Chinese (generalization) Mother thinks. Strict schedule. Grueling practice. Lots of shouting. Sometimes unrealistically high expectations (according to me).…

Proud Mummy Moment

OMG, i am so happy and so proud ! I have just found out that DS has won his first photo competition ! It was a photo-competition organized by Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS), in conjunction with recent elephant parade event in London. People were invited to take photos of Harapan, SOS’s gorgeous elephant during the…

Lovely Thursday

Had several meetings today and spent most of the day out and about. Felt drained and somewhat exhausted….. but when I got home and witnessed this (they were watching TV together), all my tiredness was washed away and all I could feel was this tremendous feeling of love. I love these little people and by…