The New Face of Titiwangsa Park

Finally took the boys to visit the newly refurbished Titiwangsa Park that we have been waiting for for so long. Just when I thought the boys had outgrown this sort of thing, I was pleasantly surprised by the enthusiasm they showed when I said we were going. It turns out they aren’t bored with playgrounds;Continue reading “The New Face of Titiwangsa Park”

Skoove: Online Piano Courses for Everyone

Skoove provides online piano courses through an e-learning platform. Founded in 2014, their mission is to make music education accessible to everyone regardless of income or education. We were recently given the opportunity to trial the app in our home and we’d like to share our experiences. About Skoove Firstly, a little more about SkooveContinue reading “Skoove: Online Piano Courses for Everyone”

New Children’s Book: Animals You’ll Learn to Love

About the Book “Animals You’ll Learn to Love” by author Benessa Harrison is a recently released children’s book that follows the lives of a recently adopted puppy named Bully and an adventure-seeking housecat named Thumbelina. These stories follow the animals’ relationships with their owners, detailing the special bond they have. Through her stories, Harrison sharesContinue reading “New Children’s Book: Animals You’ll Learn to Love”

Children Sleep and Mental Health

Ask any parent what they want for their children and it invariably comes back to something along the lines of “health and happiness“. Although the health that often comes to mind usually relates to physical health, we are beginning to understand more about mental health. When we talk about the health of our children, weContinue reading “Children Sleep and Mental Health”

LEGO Malaysia Brings the “Gift of Play”

If you’re looking for some fun for the family this Lunar New Year, look no further… (also because we love LEGO because it helps children develop many skills) From 5 January to 2 February, LEGO Malaysia will be ushering the Lunar New Year with the “Gift of Play” at: Mid Valley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur;Continue reading “LEGO Malaysia Brings the “Gift of Play””

Family Activities and Fun Things to Do With Kids

Guest post by Mirandah Hanson – an editor and writer from the RunnerClick. About Mirandah Miranda is a mother and an outdoors enthusiast. She has written on a wide range of topics, from health and beauty to combat sports and everything in between. She is also an avid researcher, experienced in compiling and synthesising data fromContinue reading “Family Activities and Fun Things to Do With Kids”

Raising Lifelong Readers

There’s no doubt about it that kids who read are better off in so many ways. Reading: makes them smarter teaches them empathy helps them learn about their world around them exercises their brains improves their concentration enhances their vocabulary and language skills develops their imagination and stimulates their curiosity helps them do well inContinue reading “Raising Lifelong Readers”

Digital Learning for Young Children – Math Skills

When the boys were younger, I used apps and online math games to support their math skills development. Admittedly, it was a little experimental since we couldn’t be sure how effective digital learning was. Most importantly, we didn’t know how well it could translate to physical math learning. The following study takes a closer lookContinue reading “Digital Learning for Young Children – Math Skills”