Fun French Learning for Kids in Singapore

Alliance Française de Singapour is starting it’s Holiday Camps next week! Children ages 5-11 years old may explore French language and culture through storytelling, arts and crafts, singing, cooking and other workshops while developing strong communication skills in French. Through the centre’s French mastery, children will embark on a voyage into a sensory, imaginary, creative…

My Expat Story in ExpatFinder.Com

Do you know my expat story? You could read how my family ended up in Singapore back in 2012 and how I have given birth to this blog on that same year in Expat Mom Diaries ABOUT page. Recently, I had another chance of telling my expat story through an interview by a popular expat website with…

Travel Must-Have: Printable Emergency Contacts Card

When traveling or residing overseas, especially with children in the family, it is important to know emergency contact numbers. Imagine if you lose your passport on a temple in Cambodia or your child suffered severe jellyfish sting on a beach in Phuket, you cannot simply rely that help is just around the corner. I also…

7 Things I Love with Changi Airport

Singapore Changi Airport ranked first in the World’s Best Airports for this year according to the The World Airports Award and without a doubt it is the best airport a traveller would like to get stranded to or pass a layover. I, for one, would not mind having my flight delayed if I am at…

My Birthing Story

I believe every pregnancy is different. In my first pregnancy, for example, I never knew I was pregnant not until a relative urged me to take a pregnancy test. I had no symptoms at all. I never had morning sickness or craved for anything unusual. My menstrual period has always been irregular so I felt…

Baby Shower for Baby # 2

A week after my birthday last June, friends from Manila came to Singapore for a visit and prepared a simple baby shower for me. I know they were already very tired that night since they were exhausted from an earlier tour in Sentosa Island and it was the last day of their 3-day trip yet…

Malay Weddings: What to Wear, What to Give

Have you been to a Malay Wedding? What did you wear? What was your wedding gift? A few weeks ago, we went to the wedding of my husband’s colleague. Both the groom and the bride are Malays, hence, a traditional Malay wedding was held at the heart of Japanese Garden in Jurong, Singapore. It was…

A Quick Guide to Jurong Bird Park

My mother-in-law’s first visit in Singapore was about two years ago. It was her first time to go here and the highlight of her stay was when we went to Jurong Bird Park. Jurong Bird Park is Asia’s largest bird park, home to more than 5,000 birds with over 380 species. There are interactive and…

What to Expect When Expecting in Singapore

I have read every single page of the book, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” … but that was 11 years ago when I got pregnant with my first child, Jodee. And believe me, I have long forgotten the basics of breast-feeding and diaper-changing, and I had no idea destiny would require me to refresh…

Update on Typhoon Haiyan

As you all know by now, the devastation brought by Super Typhoon Haiyan was felt throughout Southeast Asia and it was the Philippines, especially in the Visayas province, that was most affected. It is the deadliest typhoon in the country that was ever recorded. As of this writing, death toll rose to more than 6,000,…