As I pen down my words on the Condolence book at the lobby of my office, I fought back tears.
Our founding father, Mr Lee Kuan Yew, an icon of Singapore is no more.
In the early hours of 23 March 2015, our founding father passed away in peace, at the age of 91.
Soon, the internet and all TV stations were outpouring with grief and all Singapore flags were flown at half mast.
Singapore was declared to be in national mourning for the whole of last week 23 – 29 March on which 29 March was the state funeral when all Singaporeans wept for our warrior, our hero and our father of Singapore.
After I published a post on my children’s school system, an SAP school which emphasizes greatly in Chinese traditions and values and everything Chinese, many parents wrote to me to ask how I manage to engage my kids’ interest in the Chinese language. To be honest, we started off easier than most parents whose kids are struggling with this language. We are a Chinese speaking family. In this post, I am going to share with you what we do in our family and 10 tips that sees our kids enjoy through this “monster” subject that many Singaporean children hate. Continue reading