Tag Archives: communicate

What to do when children talk back?

In the first week of May 2018, Little Prince, who has been docile but ambitious [1] for most time, talked back to me when I requested him to do some house chores. I wonder if this is a bad habit that he picked from his peers. According to Hannah Chow-Johnson, “children sometimes hear their friends […]

How to collaborate?

We must collaborate. How to collaborate? always scout for opportunities [1] *** [1] Tseen Khoo shared that “One of the most successful coffee chats I’ve ever had resulted in a book contract with a good university publisher (for my re-jigged PhD), the possibility of being co-editor for a book series, and the cementing of a […]

How to become an astronaut?

One of my childhood dreams was to be an astronaut. To be an astronaut, one needs to have inner strength able to function under pressure able to function outside our comfort zone have a solid STEM background have participated in expeditions e.g. Antarctica [1] have done at least 50 hours of diving at 30 meters […]

What are our favorite mobile apps?

Our mobile phones have already replaced our alarm clock, calendar, camera, and watch; don’t let mobile phones replace our family. *** On 20180727, I put my Singtel prepaid card to the used Redmi Note 3 phone that Honey Panda no longer wanted as he had a new one. Suddenly, I lost almost $20 of balance! […]

What are our stories in autumn 2017?

This is part 1 of our autumn 2017 stories. On 20170813, I went for a medical test (a blood was drawn and I had to take a chest X-ray) for my work visa. Since their system has my fingerprints, I do not have to go for fingerprinting collection again. My sponsor paid for a fast […]

How do we use our tablets?

Since having her first and only tablet, my mother has used it extensively to keep in touch with her three children living in three different countries. She also used it to view her collection of photos of family members, especially grandchildren, and her (medical, financial, etc) documents. On 20170812, I found that my attempts to […]

Why are we constantly seeking a better life?

When Little Princess turned 10 months old, I decided to bring her on a bus ride to a shopping complex N to get my favorite chocolate cake for a celebration. The celebratory cake was considered cheap yet the taste was above average. I also wanted to print photos at 25 cents/4R but the shop was […]