This mother bonds with her kids over cooking

Ms Christine Koh with her kids Hui Yu Tong, 4 and Hui Cheng Jun, 7, making egg muffins.
Ms Christine Koh with her kids Hui Yu Tong, 4 and Hui Cheng Jun, 7, making egg muffins.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
Children's Bibimbap, a non-spicy version of the Korean rice dish.
Children's Bibimbap, a non-spicy version of the Korean rice dish. PHOTO: CHRISTINE KOH
Egg muffin bento box.
Egg muffin bento box.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - When Ms Christine Koh became a full-time homemaker and started cooking for her family last year, her husband and son were encouraging but it took her daughter almost a month to accept her cooking.

The 34-year-old, who worked as a secondary school teacher for 10 years before leaving her job last year to take care of her children, recalls: "It was tough the first week I started cooking. My daughter refused to eat the minced pork porridge and herbal chicken soup I prepared. She had no confidence in my cooking."

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