Sights and Sounds: Pulau Pangkor

We took the boys to Pulau Pangkor for a bit of R&R and to celebrate their grandfather’s 60th birthday. As we all know, play is good for our children (the big kids too!) so our fun in the sun was a perfect chance to romp around in the sand and waves. It was quite an adventure forContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Pulau Pangkor”

Early Learning – the 20-20 Vision Through Hindsight on What Worked for Us

We’ve come a long way since the early days when I first started exploring early learning for Aristotle. Someone asked me a while back how my views on early learning have changed, what I would still do and what would I do differently. I have been giving this a lot of thought and if IContinue reading “Early Learning – the 20-20 Vision Through Hindsight on What Worked for Us”

Breastfeeding: Weaning an Older Child

With Hercules weaning earlier this year, I have been meaning to write about my weaning experiences with both boys for some time now. Because of the unique bond between mother and child, every weaning experience is different. Weaning Aristotle When I was breastfeeding Aristotle, I always had this idea that I would continue nursing himContinue reading “Breastfeeding: Weaning an Older Child”

A Winning Formula for Cutting a Toddler's Hair

I think we’ve finally found a winning formula for cutting Gavin’s hair. Uncle Madan (sorry – I don’t know how to spell his name) seems to have the winning touch. Check out that compliance… No fussing – not even a whimper. The end result – which is a lot better than the last cut (asContinue reading “A Winning Formula for Cutting a Toddler's Hair”

Home Schooling – Week Two in Review

Since we’re into the early days of my homeschooling experience with Gavin, I thought I should keep up the practice of reviewing the activities we did in the previous week so that I may better learn from them and improve upon my “curriculum” for future weeks.  My original plan was to run a timetable withContinue reading “Home Schooling – Week Two in Review”