What Matters Most

06.09.15 No Comments

  Moments frozen in time. Nothing lasts forever.  

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In This Month’s Malaysian Women’s Weekly

11.05.15 No Comments

One for the trip down memory lane, when Andrea’s older. Click on the photo to read the article.  

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Children’s Thoughts

12.12.12 No Comments

Han took the day off and we bundled the 3 older kiddies into the car to watch Rise of the Guardians at Paradigm Mall (it’s our very first visit to the place). Then in the evening, after dinner, Han suggested that we…  

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Make-Believe Plus Reality

16.03.11 No Comments

We celebrated Brandon’s fourth birthday last night. It was loud, slightly chaotic, and a lot of fun amongst family members. All three kids were so well-mannered and well-behaved all day, especially Brandon who reigned in his excitement to open his birthday presents…  

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Line of the Day

11.01.11 1 Comment

Brunch at The Bee, Jaya One, on Saturday. (Brandon sees the waitress plonking a bowl of brown sugar on our table.) Brandon: Mummy, can I eat the sugar please? Me: No Brandon, you can’t. Brandon: But why? Me: Because you’ll be bouncing off the walls. You can’t…  

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Musings on Activities With Kids

24.09.10 No Comments

These days Brandon usually quips that he’d rather not go to playschool. Which gets me thinking, what if one day I really need to pull them out of school? How would I keep them occupied? Doing things with the kids at this age (Brandon…  

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Thinking Aloud - Do My Children Misbehave Because Of Me?

17.08.10 No Comments

These past couple of days have seen some very embarrassing displays of bad behaviour from the kids—and me. Trying to get them to behave well makes me feel like a pot calling the kettle black… It’s awful. Let me set the stage first…  

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Trying.

22.07.10 2 Comments

There have been so many instances lately where I found myself at a loss to know what to do/say/how to react. Brandon, clearly hearing what I tell him NOT to do, giving me one kind of look before deliberately disobeying. Andrea toppling over into…  

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In The Quieter Moments

02.05.10 2 Comments

Technically I get these breathing spaces every day where the kids are asleep and I have the chance to quieten down and listen to my thoughts. To come back to being me, I suppose. But the reality is quite the opposite. Mommyhood demands…  

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Life’s Simple Pleasures

16.03.10 4 Comments

We took the kids out to Sentul Park on Sunday morning. The air was cool, thanks to the rain the night before and clouds that were obscuring the sun. Our agenda: blow bubbles. And with the crumbs we gathered from the kids’ heong…  

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