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Teaching kids to be aware and understand the importance of upcycling

Teaching kids to be aware and understand the importance of upcycling

Do you know that we are producing a humongous amount of waste every single year? Take a look at the counter on The world counts website and you will understand what it means. Do you know that as a country become more developed, there will […]

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 […]

Never too big for Little Big Club

Never too big for Little Big Club

Smarties have always been going to the outdoors most of the time for their outing but due to the rainy season and the unforeseen weather, we headed to The Little Big Club instead. Bet many of you have already been to the family theme park since […]

Parenting Guide for Halloween

Parenting Guide for Halloween

Since we started attending Halloween parties 3 years ago, we have been attending it “faithfully” every year but at different locations. Our very first Halloween was at Jurong Safra which was not documented here but the 2nd one we had it at River Safari. That’s […]

How to prepare your child for exams

How to prepare your child for exams

When I received the notice announcing the 4 days of PSLE marking day exercise whereby the children don’t have to go to school, I was like:”WHAT?!?! No school?”. Yeah, no school means 4 whole days of play at home and I can imagine the poor ME […]

How to turn a glass of water without spilling?

How to turn a glass of water without spilling?

Yes, you read it right! We have been exploring on how to turn a glass of water upside down without spilling. Guess what, it works! Smarties had a load of fun trying it out with different types of cups and glasses and different pieces of […]

How to “expose” your young child to Science

How to “expose” your young child to Science

It’s scary when it comes to Science. It’s every scarier when you are to teach Science to your child especially when he/she is young. How do I do it? Am I teaching the right way? Am I teaching the right thing?   Yep. Those are […]

How card games can benefit your child

How card games can benefit your child

For those who are in the same era as I may remember these card games: Happy Family, Snap, Old Maid, and Donkey. Yeah, the famous 4 card games that we always play to entertain ourselves when we were young. Nowadays you rarely see kids playing these anymore. Now, […]

Teaching your child that failure is a success!

Teaching your child that failure is a success!

Most of us hate failures and most of the times the fear of failures prevented us from moving forward. Frankly speaking, we’re afraid to fail because we’re afraid to look bad and being judged. In actual fact, failure is a part of life. Sometimes we […]

Playground safety for kids without overparenting

Playground safety for kids without overparenting

Play is essential for a child’s development regardless of social, cognitive, creative, language or physical development, it helps to stimulate their growth, imagination and learning ability. It is critical to encourage your child to move. Unfortunately, with nowadays advancement in technology and the over worrying of […]