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Adventures in Funtopia

Breaking out of our comfort zones on a regular basis is good for us. Here’s why: it can make us more productive it can help us perform at our peak it improves our ability to handle the new and unexpected curve balls that life throws at us it helps us get used to pushing our boundaries it helps usContinue reading “Adventures in Funtopia”

My Kingdom Playground at The Parenthood

Every holiday, we try to explore new places and new jungle gyms. The Kingdom at The Parenthood in the newly revamped Sunway Putra Mall came to our attention recently, so here we are… The Parenthood The Parenthood is a one-stop, multi-purpose edutainment family store that incorporates: 1. Shopping for your family needs (think baby stuff, likeContinue reading “My Kingdom Playground at The Parenthood”

Trip Report: Highlights from Hawaii

There’s planning and then there’s doing – which doesn’t always turn out the way you plan – at least, not always. Probably the biggest take-home message is this: whenever possible, book everything in advance if you want to avoid the wait and missing out entirely. So here’s how our week in Hawaii really went downContinue reading “Trip Report: Highlights from Hawaii”

Glamping at Sailor’s Rest

Over the holiday break, the boys had their first experience glamping. It has always been part of the plan to take them camping because it’s such a character-building experience that I felt it was an experience the boys had to have. There’s nothing like having to put up your tent at the end of a longContinue reading “Glamping at Sailor’s Rest”

Sights and Sounds: MINT Museum of Toys in Singapore

G2 is learning all about toys at school as part of the Enquiry unity for the term so we decided to take the boys for a visit to MINT – a Museum of Toys in Singapore. It was a learning experience for the boys and a trip down memory lane for Mum and Dad. TheseContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: MINT Museum of Toys in Singapore”

Sights and Sounds: Fireflies in Kuala Selangor

We have been talking about seeing the fireflies in Kuala Selangor for ages and finally took a spontaneous trip with the boys. Fireflies are beetles from the family Lampyridae. There are about 2,000 firefly species and they are distinguishable from glowworms because of their wings. They love moisture and often live in humid regions of Asia and theContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Fireflies in Kuala Selangor”