Posts Tagged "christmas"

Mummy, I want a dog!

Posted by on Oct 24, 2011 in Daily musings

How often do parents hear this refrain? As the Christmas decorations start going up on Orchard Road, inevitably that tune will begin to increase in volume alongside the inevitable Christmas carols in the malls: “Mummy/Daddy, I want a dog for Christmas!” (or cat, or hamster, or guinea pig, or …) A well-loved pet makes a wonderful addition to any family. But parents who are beginning to soften to their children’s pleas should consider one very important thing: Kids will...

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