The Tween Years – How to talk to tweens

The Tween Years – How to talk to tweens

As my kids grow up, I am gaining interesting experience by and by with each day. Someone told me the new teen years are between 10 to 21 years old. I prefer to refer the years of 8-12 as tween years when the kid is not so much a child anymore, yet not exactly qualify...

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When Mum Reads, Kids Read

When Mum Reads, Kids Read

You would have thought that if my kids were read to every night when they were young, they would be avid readers when they grow up. I can tell you that in our family, we are living proof that this is a myth! When my little ones were one year old and fidgeting about, I...

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Mizuno Ekiden 2016 – Great experience

Mizuno Ekiden 2016 – Great experience

My kids asked me,”Why do you have to go for run events when you can run in the park by yourself?” Even the hub could not comprehend why I have been waking up as early as 530am to attend run events on Sundays when I could have slept in or run on my own as...

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June wrap up – what goes on in our lives

June wrap up – what goes on in our lives

June obviously flies by in a jiffy just like how we read out this mono-syllabus word. I even had problems writing this post on time and before I know it, it is almost halfway into the month of July! I took several days off in June from work to be with the kids. One...

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Raising Girls – Determination does pay off

My Missy 11 is not afraid or shy to meet her kindy teachers anymore. For 5 long years, she had refused to return to visit her childcare teachers while her brother visited them yearly. When I coaxed her to visit her teachers the first year she left the childcare...

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May – what goes on in our lives

May – what goes on in our lives

The mid-year examinations are over and I seriously think that I am the happier one than the kids. Why is that so? Firstly, the children are not so stressed by us as compared to their peers, although the revision had increased in intensity. How could they be stressed...

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Hello, I'm Christy!!

Hello, I'm Christy!!

I have 3 lovely kids and I believe all kids should enjoy growing up. This blog is about raising children and lots of sharing of parenting ups and downs and ideas on creating a happy childhood.

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