Jun
24
  • My Plaque of Honor

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    Pin It As a photographer nothing beats the feeling of honor and happiness when your photographs win a photo contest.  I am currently in multiple online photo contest and have won quite a few.  But despite all these winnings, being given these online awards and virtual plaques, there is that feeling of emptiness compared to that time when I won the Songkhla Zoo Photo Contest where I got to be given a plaque. Plaques and awards are honors in a […]

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May
17
  • Images Of My Threenager

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    Pin ItA threenager is the age when your 3-year-old continually acts like teenagers. They have an attitude for miles, a stubborn streak, and want what they want… when they want. – Kristen Hewitt What’s yours?     Let’s link up and get more traffic to our blogs.   Be Connected Facebook Twitter Google + Sverve You might also like  

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May
17
  • Get That Vintage Sound

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    Pin It There are times when you just want to end a long day strumming the guitar, reminiscing the good old days. My husband and I love songs from the 80’s and 90’s.  So there are evenings when we just lazily hang around the house singing these songs. My husband’s RJ Jacinto Ventures Stratocaster has been with him for almost 20 years; and he has tried a lot of different electric guitar strings on it.  But nothing sounds as golden […]

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May
17
  • Tips To Get Your Child Reading and Writing

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    Pin It Writers are readers, and readers can be writers too.  Every great story written starts from a tiny spark of imagination gone wild.  Fire up your child’s imagination and encourage them to put this on paper, here are some tips. 1.  Exposure opens opportunities for children to choose the ones suited to their innate abilities.  Have displays of books, alphabet letters, pens, coloured pencils, paintings, photos and drawings somewhere around your house. 2.  Point out these things to them […]

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Apr
28
  • Surprising Facts About Pediatrics You Probably Didn’t Know

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    Strictly speaking, a pediatrician is a doctor who specialises in the care of infants and young children. This means that if ever your child seems to encounter a particularly nasty illness or complaint, then the doctor you take them to will most likely be a pediatrician. Likewise, it will most likely be a pediatrician who advises you on the sorts of medicine, treatment and parenting techniques you should use to raise a healthy, well-adjusted child. However, despite being so central to the general well-being […]

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Apr
23
  • Empowered Kids Corner: Aspiring Chef

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    Unexpectedly my daughter, Summer, is very much interested in cooking and baking. My husband and I are hardly the average cooks. But boy how we love food. Anyway, there are times when we cook something  that we learned from our parents, but nothing fancy.  It is something for our family to consume. It isn’t worth bragging about to friends on get-together or worth sharing to my readers.   The same goes to our kitchen.  If I am to describe it, […]

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Apr
23
  • High-Delay Children: Challenge Result

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    Previously I made a post about delayed gratification challenge my husband and I gave our kids.  I am happy to say that they were able to wait for 5 days, and of course we kept our part of the bargain.  So on Songkran Festival Day (13th April), the kids woke up early and excited. Eating breakfast miraculously went without qualms and complains. Putting on their attire for the day and wearing sun screen went smooth, no shouting and no resistance. Getting […]

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Apr
9
  • High-Delay Children

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    Delayed gratification is defined as the ability to forego immediate satisfaction or reward for a greater and more enduring reward in the future.  Children who are able to do this is called high-delay children.  This skill is highly associated with ones future successes.  High-delay individuals are more successful in life, both personally and professionally. Consequently, leading a more satisfying and fulfilling life. Just like other skills, it can be developed.  The earlier the better, of course.  One very effective way is […]

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Apr
5
  • Make your home safe for your kids

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    Children are naturally curious and resourceful. You’ll never know what they will do, touch, or tinker next. They can’t help it. Jumping from one chair to another, rolling in the mud, getting dirty, playing with their saliva, sticking objects into electrical sockets, swinging on doorknobs or cupboard doors, are their kind of things. Babies and children assimilate information from the world around them through these. Call it ironic, ridiculous but this is how they learn. It wouldn’t be beneficial in the […]

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Apr
4