Thursday, May 23, 2019

That deja vu feeling

Sometimes when I do stuffs on the laptop, I'll prefer to have peace and quiet but sometimes I like it when I listen to some soothing music. 

Today, 23rd May, five months plus after the last time I was listening to music while on laptop, I had that deja vu feeling. 
Back in November and December, I was rushing through planning holiday itineries and doing up lil' one's travel journal I was listening to all the jazz songs, christmas songs too to put myself into that wintery christmas-sy feel and also to block out any noise the girls were making. 

At that time, I kindda left the girls alone without me chasing or telling them to do their work etc.. It was definitely a very relaxing feeling. Suddenly the heavy stone on me was lifted away, I didn't have to bother about their academic as they had both finished their exams and while I resigned to fate with lil' one's results and posting, I had no idea and didn't want to think too much on che-che's results.
The girls were hanging out together, sent them out to settle lunch on their own which they gladly did. They went to Hougang Mall, NEX etc.. they had fun outside without me, I had them out of the house so that I could focus on the planning. I shall not leave things to last minute this year, I should start planning some thing now. 

The holiday makes me want to really start planning a trip on my own. But holy shit! Che-che's Grade 8 exam is sometime in end Aug to Sept. And provided the man is not travelling too. Sigh..... 我要出国。 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Lil' cheena girl

15th May 
My lil' cheena girl forte is Chinese. Her compo since primary school is quite power, getting results like 30++ / 40 kind. At one time, I told myself I should send her for some essay writing competition. But you know what? I totally forgot about it and 3 years have passed by without me doing anything for her.

Today, she came back home from school and told me to help her type something as she's tired to do it and she has lots of homeworks to complete. She gave me a instruction sheet and for a moment I was jumping at her over why I had to read this and comply to it. Obviously I wasn't reading .... and when I tried - OMG! Is this even Chinese? She read a few instructions for me then I shoo-ed her away to get her homeworks done while I try to read it. Before shoo-ing her off I questioned her on the reason for doing this. Her compo is one of the two in her class selected to be published by her school and distributed to the students. Better than nothing right?  

As I typed her compo. Oh my! I've never seen some words before, and so many strokes to one particular word. How the heck she remembers this word? (Wait! I don't even know what that word means.) Well, for some good reason this girl can remember/recognise chinese words very well, this sets my mind to ease that at least she's not dyslexic.    

Another sounding positive news is that in the 1st WA, she was one of the 5 students who passed her Chinese and this time there are 9 students who passed and only one scored high marks of 30++/40 , I'm hoping that she's one of the 9 and definitely the one with the highest marks. I can only see her results on PTM day. 


as at 21st May : She didn't show me her test papers but I saw it as she left it lying around on her bed. I saw her results and asked if she was the one with the highest marks. I'm happy. 

She also showed me the $10 Popular gift voucher given by the school for the students who had their essays published. She's really happy. I had wanted to give her $10 cash so that she can bank in but she didn't want. Meanwhile please remind me to close both eyes should she end up buying some rubbish with her reward. 
Oh! She told me it was an essay competition for all the students. Hmm.... girl can you please tell me what's happening in your school?  

Documenting this down so that in years to come lil' one will be reminded she had a reward in Sec 1 

Saturday, May 11, 2019

On This Day - 11th May #Reminders from FB#

11th May 2012 - 
Her first trip to the optician. It's confirmed that she IS DESPICABLE MISCHIEVOUS!!! Optician said she can see. He had his way of finding out if kids were lying. At one point he made her write down. (phone batt went flat couldn't take pic of her doing that).
He kept shaking his head and I suspected he tricked her. Ok, at least she sat on that chair. That should make her happy already right?     
I asked her if she really can't see. Days ago she kept saying "I cannot see". Today, I asked and she gave me that sheepish smile and said that she could see. @-@!! 

这个小瓜小冬瓜真的是伤脑经啊!Keeping me on my toes all the time. 

11th May 2013 -
Massaging her ponytail and head. Hahaha! Little Miss Shortie is so funny! The SAs laughed at her; the guy sitting next to her tried to control his laughter.  One SA came and tried to pull down for her but still reaching her ponytail.
That day we were in Compass Point, in our usual weekend jalan jalan. We walked by Osim massage chairs display in Harvey Norman? or Best Denki? We sat down to try, and lil' one in her sharp voice "I want to try! I want to try!" and sat down. What followed after that was laughter from me and hubby. So funny!