21stCM recommends: Jamie’s Italian, Vivo City

May 23, 2014

  We went for lunch at Jamie’s Italian at Vivo the other weekend. I’d been avoiding it as I’m not a fan of dining in malls and I expected it to be yet another over-priced, over-rated “celebrity chef by name only” restaurant. BUT, we happened to be in Vivo as we were going to Build-a-Bear [...]

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Keeping the kids busy this summer with Camp Asia

April 29, 2014

This post is written in partnership with Camp Asia.             Its ten weeks (!!!) until the start of the school summer holidays – that ridiculously long break that takes you to the edge of your sanity. I’m already panicking about what I’m going to do with my kids for eight [...]

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FIVE valuable lessons to learn when flying Scoot

April 21, 2014

A couple of weeks ago 21st Century Family flew Scoot from Singapore to Australia (into Sydney and out of Gold Coast) on an epic adventure (more of that to come). It’s the first time I’d flown on Scoot, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, and I was somewhat nervous about doing a long haul flight on [...]

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar turns 45

March 20, 2014

                  Not only is today the first day of spring (if you live in the UK that is), it is the 45th anniversary of what must be one of the world’s most famous kids’ books, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. I wanted to acknowledge it on this blog [...]

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The tale of the tooth fairy and the big, bad mother

March 6, 2014

  The once was a very sweet little girl who lost a tooth. Her tooth had been very wiggly for a while and she was desperate for it come out so the tooth fairy could pay her a visit, and leave her some treasure. For days and days she had been trying to wiggle it out.

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Review: Lonely Planet World Search Books for kids

March 4, 2014

It’s World Book Day on Friday. At Tanglin Trust School, children are being encouraged to dress up as characters from their favourite books – all for a good cause – to raise money for Book Aid International. Miss C wants to go as Little Red Riding Hood (if I can only find a hoaded cloak). [...]

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Break the holiday boredom with Camp Asia this Easter

February 13, 2014

This post is written in association with Camp Asia           The thought of school holidays can fill parents with fear as you wonder how on earth you’re going to keep your kids busy for weeks on end – and keep yourself from going mad. If you’re a working parent it is [...]

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HotelClub Best Singapore Family Blogs of 2013 winner

February 4, 2014

              Singapore is home to a large community of family bloggers, some of whom were recently recognised in HotelClub’s Best Singapore Blog Awards (no begging for votes required). I’m absolutely thrilled that 21st Century Mummy is featured on the winning list of Best Singapore Family Blogs of 2013. It’s always [...]

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The first Britmums Carnival of 2014

January 14, 2014

Roll up, roll up, the Britmums Carnival is in town. After months of patiently waiting, it’s finally MY turn to host the Britmums carnival and it’s the first one of 2014.

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10 things every expat should do before they leave Singapore

January 11, 2014

There are certain things that should feature on every expat’s list of things to do while they live in Singapore, things that are unique to this fascinating island, things to try, to visit and to experience. Here’s my top 10: 

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