First thing to perk us up - Xi Yu has no more runny nose and she is all cheerful when she woke up!!!
So we decided to bring them for a morning movie - "Rango" at Lot 1. Let them play at the roof top playground for about an hour (initially wanted to bring them to the library but it's not opened till 11am). I don't enjoy the movie, I think it's not quite suitable for young children as there are lots of violent scene (fighting, gun fire, killing), the story plot is not quite easily understand by young kids, not much funny/laughing scenes, and also because I don't like (read very scare of) snake (there was a huge ugly snake!). Hao Re knew I am scare of snake, when the snake first appeared, he patted on my hand and said, "妈妈, 你不要怕, SNAKE 不会咬你的, 不要怕OK, 我会保护你的." And gave me a quick hug :-) Hao Re kinda enjoyed the movie though he got a bit restless at the end of it. Xi Yu has no problem sitting down and watch a movie in the dark room, she watched the movie in full concentration, then she fell asleep on Baba's arm, and then she woke up and continued to watch, not a single whine.
Went back home and spent some time playing with the kids. Also packed our luggage for our Hong Kong trip in 2 days time. Hao Re has got very excited about Hong Kong Disneyland. He asks when we will be there every now and then. We started the count down with him :-) So glad that both kids are both well and healthy now, all ready for the trip!
At about 4pm, we left home again and this time round, it's to the Botanical Garden for the free outdoor music, the Big Band Bash by Thomson Jazz Club. It's a very popular yearly thingy. Lots of people. Despite the wet ground (rained during the mid day), people were still flooded in. It's still pretty humid but at least there was no glaring hot sun. Both kids fell asleep during the car ride and they continued to sleep after we found a spot to sit down. And continued to sleep when the band started to play Jazz. We woke them up. They sat quietly and enjoyed the music for a while before they went off to play bubbles and to run/walk around, exploring the surrounding, looking at people and the dogs.
Hao Re and Xi Yu watching the band playing jazz before running free.
We then slowly strolled along the lake. There was a very kind girl, who was so willingly to share a few pieces of breads with Hao Re and Xi Yu when Hao Re was whining on not being able to feed the fishes. Thanks so much to the little girl and her parents. Both Hao Re and Xi Yu had a great time feeding the fishes and turtles! Xi Yu said "turtle" whenever she threw a small piece of bread into the pond. She must have repeated >30 times of "turtle" :-) By the time we left the Botanical Garden, it's closed to 7pm already, we have spent a good 2 hours there!
My dear boy has grown up so much! This photo of him is very nice, shows his maturity. You can tell how much my little handsome resembles my big handsome :-)
Made Hao Re jumped for the camera. The effect was not too bad, huh :-)
It would have been just nice to have our dinner at the Case Verda restaurant at the park. But we already had our dinner there on Friday (we brought the kids for a quick run on Friday night after work). So we had our dinner at the Taiwanese restaurant at the Bukit Timah Plaza instead. Reached home really home, quickily bathed them and it's time for bed. Nice day!