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I Failed as a Parent

In the past few months, my parenting life was smooth and without any big challenge. Life has its way. When you think you are having a good time, it wants to make it even more interesting. Out of … [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...]

That’s one small step for her, one giant leap for my health

I have a confession to make. Up until recently, I was the one who woke J up every morning so that she could prepare herself for school. In other words, I was her alarm clock. I had to wake up … [Read more...]

Educational Tour: Rimba Ilmu and Museum of Zoology of University of Malaya

We jumped at the invitation extended to us by my wife's former colleague and a reader of ParentWonder.com. They were the organizers of a day trip that took place last Friday. The day trip comprised … [Read more...]