Minor Issues: I don't like to brag but I think my child is a little bit of a genius

Parents think their offspring are acutely intelligent, primarily because they are watching them grow on a daily basis. PHOTO: PEXELS
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SINGAPORE - I don't like to brag, but I think JJ, my soon-to-be four-year-old daughter, is a little bit of a genius.

I mean, she knows her alphabet, she knows her numbers and she also knows her way around my heart each time she pleads earnestly for another piece of candy.

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