Learning with 2 kids and a mommy

Month: January 2018

First stop Kuala Lumpur, next stop Bangkok

First stop Kuala Lumpur, next stop Bangkok

Most of the time, we will make a trip to Kuala Lumpur (also known as KL) in Malaysia whenever there’s a short holiday. Smarties’ cousins are staying there and we always make an effort to meet up and gather. As you know that Kuala Lumpur is the […]

Benefits of playing with toys that let your child build, create and play

Benefits of playing with toys that let your child build, create and play

Children play. But technology has changed the way children play nowadays. Instead of toys, they play with electronic devices such as ipads. The attractiveness of an electronic device is extremely hard to resist, even for adults. Sometimes, out of convenience, we just give in to the child’s […]

Cultivating empathy and compassion with Etch Empathy

Cultivating empathy and compassion with Etch Empathy

Do you realize that the society that we live in now is so focused on academic and status that we forgot about other areas? There has been a decline in empathy and compassion, especially for the younger generation. As parents, we have been so focused on […]

Bringing Science lessons beyond the walls and its benefits

Bringing Science lessons beyond the walls and its benefits

What is Science? If you do a google search, you will find the answer as stated:”the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.” It sounds pretty complex. Even more […]

Back to nature at Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

Back to nature at Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

Have you been to Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden (I mean the extended version) yet? I think most of you have been there, except us? Haha, this is how suaku (meaning uncool/unworldly) we are because we usually try to avoid crowds, especially with newly opened places. Finally, […]

How to make fluffy ball – 2 ingredients play dough

How to make fluffy ball – 2 ingredients play dough

Chinese New Year is coming and I am slowly working on my spring cleaning. While cleaning up the kitchen, I discovered expired flour and hair conditioner. Throwing away the items just like that seems a bit of waste, therefore I gathered the kids and we […]