Sunday, September 26, 2010

melody’s turn to turn

and yes, melody has learnt to turn… and she is so enjoying it that, if we stopped or prevented her turning, she gets angry… :P

here’s some shots we took of melody, proudly enjoying the view after turning… much better than always watching the ceiling… haha




here’s a little clip of melody turning… its always so cute to watch the little ones learning new things…

can’t help to look at then, when megan just learnt to turn…

and this was when megan decided to take it a step further…


kids, don’t they just make u smile with the slightest things they do… :)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Wake me up when September is over… part 3

part 3. happy photos

to end this 3 part miniseries, lets just look at these photos that just does nothing but warms the heart, lighten the mood, and make people say awwww…

here’s my melody…










here’s my megan…




here’s my M&M!








megan getting all dressed up and dolled up for vincent and joey’s wedding dinner… blissful marriage to you guys… :)









and that would be megan’s playmate, lycia…


i guess these girls really like hugging each other…


Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Wake me up when September is over… part 2

part 2. my failing health

and yes, i think my health is failing me… couple of days before megan’s PTM, i was down with fever and headache… however, as it started on wednesday nite, and panadol seems to help, i went to work the next day…

then again, the fever and headache strike again on thursday nite… and again panadol does the job… and i started wondering, if these word on the panadol box are trying to hint me something… “KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN!”

and this time, the fever and headache don’t seem to go away, cuz on friday, the headache was like for the whole day… thankfully, it was megan’s PTM and i got the day off to attend… and it was until evening time when i got really weaken, and went to see a GP… it was quite a pathetic sight as joelle (THE SUPERWOMEN in this story) had to accompany me to the clinic, together with megan and melody…

the GP is suspecting some kind of 脑摸炎 and suggested me to go NUH for a scan if the prob persist on sat…

and i couldn’t wait till sat as the headache got really bad and i was rushed to NUH A&E with the help of joelle’s brother and m parents coming over to look after the M&M sisters…


at the NUH, i was given the drip and took some blood tests for malaria and dengue… and an injection to ease the headache…


of course, with all the drips and injection, the fever subsided and the headache went away… and the blood tests shown negative result to malaria and dengue… i guess the NUH doctors dun know what’s wrong with me and decided to send me home with some pills and a follow-up checkup at polyclinic 2 days later… and of course, no scanning for 脑摸炎...


over the next 2 days, i’m still a little feverish and a little headachy, but not as bad as those i’m having on friday… hence on monday, i went for my follow-up at bukit batok polyclinic…

and there, i met the most uncaring doctor i ever saw in my whole life… that doc is totally impatient and when we asked if its 脑摸炎 and if scanning is required, he replied in a very frustrated tone that its not 脑摸炎 and symptoms would have been extreme if its really 脑摸炎...

fine, its not 脑摸炎, but shouldn’t doctors have some kind of caring attitude when replying patients? for your information, doctor goh chin hoe of bukit batok polyclinic, i’m talking about you…


anyway, i’m feeling better now, but is definitely taking additional care of myself by drinking more water nowadays… i was rushing work at office everyday, hoping to be able to knock off on time, so as to be able to pick up megan from her school… its not that i worry about the late fine (even thou ado is very relax on this), but i hate to see megan being the last few to be fetched…

and so, i don’t realise i tend to drink less water at work…

hence nowadays, you guys at work gonna see me carrying a water bottle walking around…

Monday, September 20, 2010

Wake me up when September is over… part 1

woohoo, almost coming to a month since my last blog… and of course, besides no time to blog, what excuses can i find… but really, hope i could sleep thru the month of september, cuz its really not my month…

lotsa happenings in the month of september… lets go thru… part by part…


part 1. megan’s PTM (parent teacher meeting)

was actually looking forward to this meeting as we can get to understand from megan’s teachers about her progress in school… overall, megan is pretty much well liked by her teachers and classmates…

here’s some of the plus, highlighted by her observant teacher:

  • behavior/attitude/character
    • enthusiastic
    • curious
    • thoughtful
  • self help skills
    • wear her own shoes (except when daddy is fetching her from school)
    • eat by herself
    • brush her teeth
    • keep her things
    • toilet training
  • gross motor skills
    • maintains balance
    • good hand and eye coordination
  • fine motor skills
    • completes puzzles
    • control and hold crayons
    • manipulate small objects
  • social development
    • confident to speak
    • works well in group
    • concern with others

everything’s good so far… however, megan do has her flaws… now to the area of improvement…

  • need to improve
    • jealousy
    • control of emotions
    • impulsive reactions


JEALOUSY – megan started showing signs of jealousy when she’s very young when she shows disapproval when we carry other children or even when joelle and me hold hands. however, thats still concern mild cases only until melody’s arrival where megan started demanding attention when she realised her attention is now being shared…

there are cases when one of us started taking care of melody, megan would join in saying she wants the similar treatment… for example, when we carry a crying melody, megan would ask to be carried as well…

its not that we didn’t give megan attention, but then, its different now as she don’t get 100% of it anymore…

but, we’re very much relieve as megan still shower melody with love and concern as she would rush to melody’s cradle if she hears her crying… pulling tissue if she sees melody puking…

that jealousy part is a tough nut to crack… once, joelle was carrying melody with megan sitting beside her… then joelle realised the fan isn’t blowing at them and decided to shift a little to the direction of the fan, and megan asked “mummy, u dun want to sit with me ah?”… hmmm…


CONTROL OF EMOTIONS – i’m not saying megan is emotional but she sure know how to throw tantrums… she cry easily when she realised she couldn’t get things done her way, for example, refusing her afternoon nap and get scolding from me, and she would burst out crying… sometimes screaming…

however, she is really a smart one… sometimes, she would know her action will kanna from me, but she still continue doing it, occasionally peeking over my direction to confirm if her daddy is showing a disapproving face… or worst, an angry face, which she’s terrified of…


IMPULSIVE REACTIONS – i guess every kid throw things when they’re angry or unhappy bah… of course, if she does that at home, she’s getting big one from me…  haha…


that all aside, megan’s teachers put up a fantastically creative portfolio for megan… lets have the photos do the talking…


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thank you, teachers of ado playhouse, for making megan’s learning experience be filled with joy and laughers… and i strongly believe, an enjoyable environment foster the best learning experience… :)