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Resurrecting the blog

The Tatham family blog is back by popular demand. Well, not that popular. Only granny from England said she wanted to see some photos of the kids! This probably will become a photo blog, not that it was ever anything more, as I have no time to write anything and I’ve stopped bringing my laptop [...]

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Kiasu: [Hokkien] a fear of losing, used to describe a person who is overly competitive; afraid to lose. I may not have renounced my nationality and taken Singapore citizenship like Sri but I am displaying all the traits of a true-blue kiasu Singaporean. I’m eagerly following the results of the Primary One registration balloting, which [...]

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the school run

Finally, after two weeks, Daddy has been entrusted with the school run! Olive settled in to her half-day preschool/playgroup after about 12 days, which is fantastic. The screams from the first few days faded into whimpers then grumbles. I wouldn’t say she actually looks forward to school yet, but at least she’s resigned herself to [...]

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Olive’s first day at school

The day we’ve been dreading for so long finally arrived: Olive’s first day at preschool. Olive wasn’t dreading it of course, just Sandy and I. We kept asking ourselves why we were sending our tiny little baby to school when she’s only two years old. Are we the cruelest parents ever? It’s not school, we [...]

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Can you believe it?! We have Olive perfectly primed for her first day at preschool today and the school is closed due to a hand, foot and mouth outbreak! Olive has finally recovered from two bouts of cough and flu, she’s eating properly again and has already put back on all the weight she lost [...]

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