Abel Cheng's Archives

About Abel Cheng

I am a work-at-home father and chauffeur to my 2 children. I love simple living and my latest passion is healthy eating. Lastly, I am the founder of ParentWonder, which shares tips on becoming better parents.

How to handle unfairness between siblings fairly

It's too long. I can't remember when was the first time J and K started to argue over what's fair and what's not. It's as old as history. I only know that lately their quarrels, sometimes even over … [Read more...]

How I reward my children with a twist

I don't do what most parents do. In fact, I do it the other way around. Sometimes, I don't do it at all. I am talking about giving rewards to children. Especially when it comes to motivating your … [Read more...]

Learn about money: Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery

Who doesn't love money? Even kids know the importance of it. Without it, there will be no new, shiny toys. One of the ways to teach children about money is to tell them about the history of the … [Read more...]

Born in Malaysia: Malaysian Legacy on Print

I love things that bring nostalgic feelings. That's why this exhibition drew my attention. While it was still on, I took time out to visit "Born in Malaysia" photo exhibition in one of the art … [Read more...]

Family Trip to Macau

We took advantage of the UPSR exams holiday for a trip to Macau 澳門 (also Macao). Macau is Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China, just like Hong Kong. It used to be Portuguese colony until … [Read more...]

Our First (Real) Camping Trip

Honestly, we dared not take up the challenge in the past few years. We were invited to participate in an annual camping trip to Pahang - at least once a year. We turned down every time due to … [Read more...]

Johor Road Trip: Legoland Malaysia, Food and More…

It's been months when we made the trip. Coming to 9 months to be exact. My bad. I know I have been sitting on it until now before I took the effort to post the story about our Johor trip here. Anyway, … [Read more...]

Key to overcoming shyness in children

I didn't expect this to happen so soon. Especially judging from the introvert nature of J. When she was much younger, J needed much time to get along and socialize with someone she had not seen … [Read more...]

A case of premature teenager syndrome

If you think you have to wait until 14 or 15 to experience teenager syndrome, think again. I don't know about you but for me I don't need to wait that long to experience cranky behavior from my … [Read more...]

Consumerism penetrates school

You see it everywhere. And now schools are not spared. (I remember we didn't have such a thing when I was in primary school) In the name of creating awareness in recycling, a popular home … [Read more...]