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Car Rides : Our Opportunity to Build that Communication Habit with the Kids

16 September 2014 – 6:58 pm |

Here in Jakarta, I find myself ‘stuck’ in car rides (and traffic) with the kids a LOT. Everyday.
And this, naturally, can be draining. For the mom. Who is also the driver.
Like when the older ones …

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Parenting : Do Things WITH Our Little Ones, Today!

1 February 20128 Comments


“If I had my child to raise all over again,

I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later.

I’d finger-paint more, and point the finger less.

I would do less correcting and more connecting.

I’d take my eyes off my watch, and watch with my eyes.

I’d take more hikes and fly more kites.

I’d stop playing serious, and seriously play.

I would run through more fields and gaze at more stars.

I’d do more hugging and less tugging.“

- Diane Loomans


I see my three children growing up way TOO fast.

And I know how there’s NO way to turn back time.

So everyday, I tell myself this:

Treasure what I have with me,

While my children are STILL little.

And remember, to do things WITH them TODAY, everyday.

PS: I’ve been really busy lately. Like, really REALLY busy, every single day.
(Will share with you more about that next week yeah)

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