The Happy Heart School

Living lifelong human care, development, education, learning and service for all.

Can I?


From “I can go to school?” to “Can I go to work?” 

Keith constantly surprises me with his speech development. Every morning, he greets me with a big hug and a “Good morning, Mommy.” Suddenly, one morning, he asks with a “Can I instead of I can?” And I know his brain has undergone another huge development maturation.

He said yesterday during a school holiday, “Going to Mommy’s office is very fun.” I’m like in complete ecstacy inside: wow, that is a lot of words strung together. So how could I not bring him to work. So we trooped together to work, and I started to kick myself again, for having lost this very early instinct regarding what is the best learning environment and preparation for life, for Keith.

It is to bring him to experience as many different opportunities as possible, and to set and frame an expectation of what good work constitutes. And to spend a lot of time with him especially when he is undergoing a big development growth, as I am his best continuity, in his speech and language development. And also his values and character formation from childhood to adolescence.

So here is us, the dynamic duo, back together, at work, again.


Peng-Ean Khoo,
a mother
August 9, 2019

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