Looking for a book to read to your young child to teach and remind him that Jesus loves him and is always there for him? You will want to check out Christine Topjian’s book, Jesus Loves You. Written and illustrated simply, it will appeal to a young child.
Author Archive: Building Up Moms
If you have been online and browsing for organisation tips, be it for homeschooling or home management, or life in general, you will notice that it is Planner Season! Everyone who sells planners is out in force promoting theirs as THE planner system that will bring order and peace into our lives. So which one should I choose?
PSLE Round 5. Here we go again, and I am not even close to being done with PSLE! In today’s post, I share how we prepare for the oral exams and then get the children ready for PSLE with our own homeschool prelims. The prelims are more for familiarising the children with exam etiquette more than anything else.
Who are you? How differently do you behave with the different groups of people you interact with? Will your children or husband be shocked when they see you in different environments? Do they truly know you? Do our private and public personas match?
Want to start your mornings right? Check out the Simple Start Journal, a printable 7-week journal that incorporates devotions, your daily top 3 priorities and even a short workout to get your Morning Routine up and running!
I have been asked how many maidS we have many times. And when they find out that we have none, they gape in shock. I guess managing a large household with 5 young children and no outside help is an oddity in maid-dependent Singapore….
Ready to wean? Don’t be scared. Weaning can totally be a non-event. Go for slow weaning rather than cold turkey. It will be less traumatic for everyone. Here are 8 things you need to take note of as you prepare to transition to another season of motherhood. It can be a bittersweet event but it does not need to be traumatic.
Many times, as a parent of ONE child, we worry about adding another child to the family. How are we ever going to cope, we wonder? And many times people will offer helpful advice such as “get a maid” and/or “send the toddler to childcare/pre-school”. I share 8 tips on how to not just survive but thrive with the baby and toddler combo, without resorting to employing a maid or putting your older child in childcare, unless you really want to.
Have a couple’s date night without a babysitter? Yes, it is possible if you would think out of the box for a solution and make it work for you. Date nights are more about re-connecting with your spouse as Man and Wife than eating at a fancy restaurant or watching a movie. Manage your expectations and you can enjoy regular date nights without any babysitters.
There are three things we need to remember to avoid getting caught up in FOMO or the Fear of Missing Out. If we don’t bear them in mind, we will eventually burn out. Because no one can run on adrenaline all the time. Neither can a packed schedule be sustained. Both our children and ourselves will have a heavy price to pay in the long run.