Trip to SEA Aquarium: Instagram vs Real Life becos #reality

Thought I might write a fun blog post today. I came across some peeps on social media posting #instagramvsreallife – #reality isn’t always what it seems on Instagram. Here’s our series of what really went down behind those Instagram photos of our (not so) recent trip to SEA Aquarium at Sentosa. Image credits @coffeeandtoastmama 1.… Continue reading Trip to SEA Aquarium: Instagram vs Real Life becos #reality

10 Fuss-free Montessori Practical-Life Activities (Evan at 2 Years)

“The greatest development is achieved during the first years of life, and therefore it is then that the greatest care should be taken. If this is done, then the child does not become a burden; he will reveal himself as the greatest marvel of nature.” Maria Montessori   A moment of truth, it is really,… Continue reading 10 Fuss-free Montessori Practical-Life Activities (Evan at 2 Years)

Capturing Beautiful Memories: An Interview with Wonder Portraits Founder – Raeann Allaire Heng

It began as a gift. A simple analog point-and-shoot Kodak camera which Raeann received when she was seven. That sparked her journey in capturing memories and years later, gave her that inspiration and courage to start her own photography business. |Is your baby photogenic? Wonder Portrait’s looking for baby models to be featured! Plus a… Continue reading Capturing Beautiful Memories: An Interview with Wonder Portraits Founder – Raeann Allaire Heng

When Play Is The Highest Form Of Research

So, recently, I did a little social experiment with my boys. I removed 80% of all the toys lying around the house just to see how the boys adapt to having little toys. Before that were tonnes of toys lying around in every corner, 5-6 Montessori activities on their shelves, a pile of art stuff… Continue reading When Play Is The Highest Form Of Research

Finding Joy as a SAHM

  Five years. That’s how long it took me to fully embrace my role as a stay-home mum. I stopped being the worst critic on myself, my choice & my lifestyle. A fixed mindset since childhood played an enormous factor in my judgemental inner voice, together with my search of new identity in a world… Continue reading Finding Joy as a SAHM

Product Review: Dapple – Safe Natural Way to Clean Those Drippy Messes

Turning eco-friendly is an automatic switch turned on once most Mommies discovered they are pregnant. I remembered studying every chemical ingredient of baby safe cleaning products available in the market so that I can make the most informed choice. The amount of harmful ingredients in many so called ‘organic’ baby cleaning products are alarming! These… Continue reading Product Review: Dapple – Safe Natural Way to Clean Those Drippy Messes

How to create a Montessori child-friendly environment in a small apartment (Part One)

 Good morning everyone! I’m blogging for the first time in my new place. It’s been a week since we’ve moved in. Still settling in, unpacking, tidying, making minute homely adjustments around the house. One of the first challenges was setting up child-friendly Montessori spaces & keeping spaces NEAT for a small home to a family of… Continue reading How to create a Montessori child-friendly environment in a small apartment (Part One)