There are thousands
of students in Yiu Yiu’s school, and as such, the school only invites parents
of participating students to be present at the sports day (and I think the same
applies to all other school activities).
Yiu Yiu was selected to participate this year and so, we were at the school bright and early on that day.
Having a quick bite before the events started
It started with the usual marching in of students and uniformed bodies, followed by speeches by the headmaster and chairman of the PTA.It was followed by some taekwando, cheerleading and unicycle performances.I was planning to leave as soon as her event finishes as I had to get to Yan Yan’s kindy for Parents-Teachers Day as well.Unfortunately, her event was the last on the program.
Her team finished
second last – one of the girls hopped the wrong way in the gunny sack.She went backwards instead of forward JYiu Yiu was slightly disappointed but I’ve
drummed into her that it doesn’t matter if her team won or lost, most important
she participated and had fun.But
apparently the poor girl who hopped the wrong way was given an earful by her mum.
This may be the last
year she’d participate in her school sports day, as there will no longer be
telematches and games from Standard 4 onwards, unless she gets chosen for any
track and field events.
A full-time working mom to two darling girls, Yiu Yiu and Yan Yan, I try to strike a balance being a mother, wife, daughter and blogger. I started this blog after finding inspiration from some great blogs by other moms. My work calls for the occasional travel and since I don't have the time nor energy to maintain another blog, my travel stories also find a home here.