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Read more...For Austin, his world is made of numbers. His exposure on numbers was way before his first birthday. Thanks to the tiny little board books that I purchased from Ross. I believe he had been reading in heart as early as his fingers could flip the little books. Play that blending in numbers...

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Read more...For the past 2-3 months, Austin demonstrated a leap in writing and drawing. From someone who used to grab pencil, he managed to manipulate his fine motor skill up to the extent of gripping the pencil whereby the tip of thumb and index fingers are touching one another.  To our surprise indeed. We...

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Austin loves weekends. Now, he reads calendar, he counts days so he is considered advanced when you ask him on days and dates. He can tell you exactly after taking a peek at our digital calendar. Coupled with his recent development on reasoning, there are endless whys that keep jumping out from...

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Read more...With Austin’s recent development in writing, here is the first Teacher’s Day card that he made from scratch. He picked yellow card, being ‘his’ color for the material and scribbled on with purple color pencil. I was surprised that he actually could copy the same words of my hand writing...

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Like other kids, Austin enjoys playing in the dark. Darkness of his version means switching off the light in his room when the sun goes off. One evening, after the light went off, we were trying to figure out how good our vision was. Of course, it took us a couple of minutes to adjust then…...

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In the past one year, Austin seems to have a globetrotter Daddy. And recently, Austin has progressed to read calendar when I told him the exact date Daddy would return. On the last week of expecting Daddy home, Austin told me..


"Sunday, we are going to church.

Monday, I have to go...

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Read more...While I am trying to get ready for the new week ahead, I'd just realized there is a hand-made kite in someone's school bag. Holding up, showing the little kite to Austin...

Mom: What is this?
Austin: Kite!
Mom: Whose kite is this? Does it belong to someone I know?
Austin...

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One evening as we're calling it a day, while Austin was brushing his teeth.. 

Austin: Mommy..tell me the story of the boy that doesn't brush his teeth

Mom: Mommy had told you like a hundred times, right?

Austin: Tell me the hundred and one times...

Mom: (stunned!)

 
Every night, we have a little prayer followed by well-wishing to one another, before calling it a day. Two nights ago after my turn, Austin spoke..

"Day 1 God created sun and stars (My mind: Mmmm..)
 Day 2 God created heaven (My mind: Oo..wow!)

 Day 3 God created earth & trees (My...

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