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Parenting Tips for Singapore Parents

On this page you will find some of my humble parenting tips.  Actually all my other tips are also very humble.  No?  Oh well… Hope you find these useful!

 

Home-Based Activities for Kids / Homeschooling Resources

Below are some of the activities you can do with your kids at home:

> 4D+ Augmented Reality Flashcards: Animals
> 4D+ Augmented Reality Flashcards: Occupations
> Baking Animal-shaped German Cookies *popular*
> Colouring with Lego Minifigures Crayon *popular*
> E-Books from Oxford Owl Library *popular*
> Introducing Astronomy to Kids
> Origami Sheep and Fortune God
> Personalized Rainbow Loom Bracelets
> Sticker Dot Activity
> Sticker Scene Activity
> The Illustrated Men in White: Teaching Singapore History with Comics
> Teaching Phonics at Home for FREE *popular*

 

Party Ideas

I LOVE throwing parties!! I am always on the look out for great party ideas whenever I am attending parties and try to improvise and use them during my own kids’ birthday parties.  Here are posts where you can draw awesome party ideas from:

> 2nd Birthday at eXplorer Kids (AMK Hub)
> 2nd Birthday at Fun N Laughter Indoor Playground *popular*
> 2nd Birthday at Slappy Cakes (The Grandstand)
> 6th Birthday at My Little Giant (Big Box, Jurong East)
> Birthday Party at Kiddy Fun Indoor Playground *popular*
> Birthday Party at McDonald’s (Ridout Tea Garden)
> DIY Candy Buffets
> DIY German Cookies *popular*
> DIY Party Pack for LEGO themed party *popular*
> Doughworkz Pizza Making @ Pastamania
> LEGO themed party for MY’s first birthday *popular*
> Personalized Cupcake Toppers
> Personalized Diaper Cakes
> Personalized Goodie Bags from Oriental Trading
> Personalized Minion Rainbow Loom Bracelet
> Pokemon Themed Party Ideas

Children’s Health Care

Below are some of my experiences involving children’s health care that I would like to share with other parents out there.

> Finding a Pediatrician on Sundays *popular*
> Point to Note when Purchasing Children Hospitalization Insurance
> Preventing Tooth Decay in Children with Sunstar & Kidzania Singapore
> Singapore Children Hospitalization Cost – KKH vs TMC *popular*
> Singapore Childhood Vaccination Practices and Polyclinic charges *popular*
> TCM for children at Eu Yan Seng Chinese Physician Clinics
TCM for children at Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution
> Tips for Cooking a more Nutritious Meal for the Family

 

Product / Service Review

We all learn from our experiences.  Hence, I try to write reviews from time to time of children-related products or services that I have used.  If you are considering any of these products or services, why not check out my review first? If you have further queries, feel free to leave me a comment and I’ll try my best to answer them as a consumer.

> Achievers Arts
> Believer Music
> BYKidO
> G.A.M.E. (Great Art Made Easy)
> “Got Kids, Go Where?” by Cheekiemonkie (Book Review)
> heART Studio
> Oriental Trading (Sticker dot activity | Sticker scene activity)
> Pupsik Studio
> Sony A6000 – A Camera for Moms on the Go
> The Snacksmith
> Tupperware® Hello Kitty Eco Bottles

 

Journal

My Journal contains random ramblings of my life with the kids, sometimes just random ramblings not even related to my kids.  But who knows what useful pointers you would be able to pick up from them?

> 2014 Round-Up
> 2016 Round-Up
> Applying for Childcare Subsidy for Self-employed Mothers *popular*
> Birth Story: Arrival of our second son MY
> Breastfeeding: First attempt to pump and bottle feed
> Breastfeeding: Mastitis? Show me the cabbage!
> Confinement? What Confinement?
> Don’t call my boy ‘SHAMEFUL’ for sitting in the stroller! *popular*
> ELC Sale: Love it or Hate it
> Evil Mummy Hairdresser – What to do when your kids refuses a haircut! *popular*
> How I got MF to talk about school *popular*
> How I migrated my blog out of WordPress.com
> I’m pregnant and I’ve got chicken pox?!
> MF says the Darnest Things
> Mummy’s Me Time
> Our Parrot Neighbours – Anecdote of Singapore Heartland Living
> Remembering Lee Kuan Yew: A Closure
> Remembering Lee Kuan Yew: Important Lessons to my kids on RESPECT *popular*
> Recollection of my blogging journey & My resolution forward
> Sending Love this CNY with Fu Dai 2017
> Singapore Budget 2015: Even SAHMs have things to cheer (and boo) about! *popular*
> What Singapore Means to Me
> Tagged: Juggling 2 Kids

 

 Blog Roll

To be honest, I am really not the best person to be dishing out parenting advice since my idea of parenthood means letting my kids roam around the playground while I sit at the side enjoying my coffee.  Here are some blogs I go to for REAL parenting tips:

Cheekiemonkie
Cheekiemonkie is THE mother father of Singapore parenting blogs! Okay, I may be biased since Kelvin is someone I knew from my University days and the only person among my friends whom I knew had a parenting blog.  But not everybody can be author of a book and conduct month-long giveaways! So head over to Cheekiemonkie for some pro parenting advice… and giveaways (which I won once.. Yippee! So yes, I’m biased)

MummyEd
MummyEd was the second parenting blog I started reading (right after Cheekiemonkie) because as a struggling first-time SAHM, I googled for “Singapore SAHM blog” (or something like that) and found her blog and have been following it ever since.  Witty and wise, I see her as a SAHM senpai who offers sound parenting advice and great travel ideas with kids.

 

6Comments

  1. Interesting blog! I read some of the links above and I find it really helpful especially for moms like us. Thanks for sharing your wonderful posts. 🙂

  2. Diana says:

    Your blog is so extensive. I find myself going to your blog again and again whenever i search about kid related stuff! Its with this Im approaching you with a matter in mind.

    Any chance for us to chat over messenger or email?

  3. Dorthy says:

    this is a well put together blog post. I also love to throw parties so I found these links helpful
    Dorthy recently posted…3 Ways A Breast Pump Makes Your Life EasierMy Profile

    • bumblebeemum says:

      Thank you. I’ve been getting lazier to throw parties as my kids grew older. But glad I found my party mojo back last Dec! I should do it more often. It’s actually pretty fun and satisfying.. haha!

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