Baby Ray, blog, Musings, Musings/thoughts, Parenthood, Teaching/Education

Spare the Rod and Raise your Child

14 Sep , 2017  

I am not the most patient of people, as my long suffering husband would know lol. Aligned with my general impatience, I also used to firmly believe in “spare the rod and spoil the child”. After all, striking a child is the fastest and easiest way to make him listen and comply. I was brought […]

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Baby Ray, Parenthood, Teaching/Education

The right language environment for our kids – should we accommodate Singlish and dialects within this space?

28 Oct , 2015  

#sg50 #22mo #babylanguage What is the right language environment for our kids in Singlishpore? I am here to confess that I have no answers to this, for there is no perfect answer either! At 22mo, Ray is pretty vocal for his age, and you know he is a true blue Singaporean when he uses his […]

Parenthood, Teaching/Education

I don’t like you, mummy

16 Oct , 2015  

“I don’t like you, mummy” When your 21mo kid says this to you after a long day at work, when you speed walked home and chased after trains and buses just to gain that teeny advantage over time and see the little monster’s face 5 minutes earlier than later, how would you feel and what […]


How to teach Kids to Respect you & your Authority without Hitting or Screaming

21 May , 2015  

#education #17mo #valueofreasoning #itcanwork Impatient Mom, impatient Bubs Ray is 17mo now, and as proud as I am of him growing into the little man that he is, with his own distinct personality nicely shaping up, I am also immensely proud of myself for being the mummy that I am, slowly finding my footing along […]