Changi Kids Club (free kids activity books)

I love when restaurants and places provide free kids activity books to children dining in or visiting. With the recent COVID-19 situation, children have been stuck at home waiting for school to start. Although the new school holidays just ended yesterday, for homeschoolers life continues as usual. As worldwide travel is put on hold, Changi …

Homeschooling/Sunday School Apps and Activities during COVID-19

With the COVID-19 situation, we have been in some form of lockdown or as they call it here “circuit breaker” since early April. While Baobao has been homeschooling for awhile, these new restrictions have changed the way her daily activity and learning is held. Typically both of us work but with the lockdown we are …

Learning Languages -Bilingual? Trilingual? Chinese? Spanish?

Just before Baobao turned 2 years old, we discovered that she has started learning Spanish on her own with the help of one of those bilingual activity tables that taught colour in Spanish. She was naming most colours in Spanish and had learned some of the letters of the Alphabet song in Spanish from YouTube …

Challenges of IQ Testing and Gifted Education in Singapore

A friend asked me if I would send Baobao to IQ testing because she wanted to know if she should help her child more appropriately if she knew how gifted her child is. Parenting-wise, our stance with what we tell others is that regardless of whether a child is typical, atypical, he/she should be provided …