Category Archives: Aaron

Reading The Straits Times


As long as I can remember, I have been reading the newspapers since I was in primary school. My parents did not have to ever nag me to read the newspapers. Perhaps the fact that I was required to do … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know Your Child?


In the latest issue of Essential Parenting, there was a quiz that sounded quite interesting – how well do you know your child? The day before, I was just chatting with my friend and she lamented that she does not know her … Continue reading

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Raising a GEP child


PSLE results came out last week. My youngest son Aaron did well enough to qualify for any school in Singapore, including top school RI. On his vision board (yes, mom’s influence) next to his bed, he has a photo of RI on … Continue reading

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A Biography of Grandma


I’ve always wanted to write a biography of my Grandma. My brother did that eons ago and I found her story interesting. I wanted something I could remember her by. But like many of my projects, it’s neglected halfway. (Halfway … Continue reading

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P6 and playing soccer


After playing four games, Aaron’s soccer team finally qualify for the quarter finals, the first P6 team from NYPS to do so since 2005. They beat Juying, Jurong West and Bt Panjang to emerge the top of the group. I had watched them … Continue reading

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PSLE and DSA


Primary six is a dreaded year for mothers with kids in primary six. As it is, I know of at least four mothers who had resigned just prior to PSLE for the sake of their children, although two have since gone back … Continue reading

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Jams and Schools


This morning, I drove all the way from Bukit Batok to Lorong Chuan during morning peak hours to send Ivan to school, something I vowed I would never do (that’s why never say never). But the bus did not come after 40 minutes of … Continue reading

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