unpacking and repacking the things, the ideas and possible arguments @@ repacking myself into that mode too , it is just too easy to talk about “work-home balance” , every moment I am making selection and choice indeed, if I … Continue reading →
attended her kindergarten briefing session for new school year, it is also a new page for me (as a parent) , nursery is for BB, now K1 is for grown up . I hope MJ will like the school as … Continue reading →
this final month is all about the year-end performance , it is really not easy to teach 22 toddlers in 3 year-old to sing with motion, with smiling face, with order @@ after this performance, this week ‘s school days … Continue reading →
I am leaving my field tomorrow, I set this period because it is MJ ‘s graduation ceremony on Friday ( the next day after tomorrow) . Since MJ is just in nursery class, her school just set the ceremony in the school ( that’s quite make sense for me , from previous Xmas performance experience, actually they could just sit probably, look at the audience for 10 mins ..and most of the songs were actually sang by the teachers sitting beside them . They sang and they rang the bells, but in their own rhythm @@ )
I know other kindergartens may have different arrangement, particularly the private pretigious ones. And from this news commentary, it is set in HKDisneyland ( before the official opening hours in the morning)
it is true that the activity is not compulsory , after all, you will still have that certificate even you don’t join the ceremony. Besides, if you think the entrance fee is not reasonable, parent can “choose” not to have their kid joining, parent can “choose” not to go . Yet, this is not a really a free choice for the individual @@ very often, you find it expensive, you will still follow and join. You find those enrichment class so expensive, yet, you will still enrol your kid to the class ( perhaps selecting fewer from a pool of options ) .
Finally I am here in Singapore for my fieldwork, it has been a week that I am away from MJ.
She doesn’t miss me but I miss her a lot .
Though I can get a new perspective from here, I have more questions @@ .. Am I in the field @@ It can be a virtual space and connection and it can be a very humanized world of communication .. when meeting “bloggers” here @@
I guess I need to think out of the “field” after this round of observations and conversations.
Besides, ideally I should bring along with MJ to do my fieldwork , so we can stay together … the Auntie where I am home-staying is very nice and friendly , she said I could take MJ to here next time and MJ could stay home if I am going out to do my work (say half day)
actually I found those cakes ( as long as it is a round one) are getting more and more expensive @@ almost HKD 200 . this was the cake I bought in for MJ’s nursery birthday party @@ it was … Continue reading →
This was our first trip with MJ , we went to my parents ‘ hometown, Indonesia last year @@. It was wonderful but tiring , MJ was so excited boarding the plane, enjoying the kid menu in the flight . … Continue reading →
mommy wants to go to Disneyland after a semester’s work and marking @@ Before our annual pass expired , we would like to find a day to Disneyland again. I finally finished all my teaching duties and marking @@ … Continue reading →