Self-Help Skills

Kor Kor Stole a Chinese New Year Cookie!

"Mama, kor kor stole a Chinese New Year cookie!" Li-Ann yelled out as she ran to me. Before I could say anything, John came in and told me that it was Li-Ann who took a cookie. For all stay-at-home moms, this is probably a familiar scenario we have to handle frequently. After verifying with John… Continue reading Kor Kor Stole a Chinese New Year Cookie!

Motivating Li-Ann

Eating Cherries – Pitted or Whole

We eat cherries once in a super long while because they are expensive fruits. The last time we ate some cherries was about half a year ago. Usually, I would remove the seed before I give the cherry to Li-Ann. Remembering my goal of encouraging LA to eat a cherry independently, I gave her one… Continue reading Eating Cherries – Pitted or Whole

Self-Help Skills

Apple Hamburger

Have you heard of an 'apple hamburger' before? No? Neither have I. But sweet Li-Ann came up with this. Li-Ann wanted an apple after dinner so I let her eat one, although I knew she won't be able to finish. Usually, I would insist she share with either one of us. But not tonight. For… Continue reading Apple Hamburger