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Parenting: Nurture Good Reading Habits

29 October 2016 – 11:39 pm |

Here is one sad truth about Indonesia’s literacy level:
Indonesia is the second worst among the world’€™s 61 most literate nations, only higher than Botswana, according to a new study conducted by Central Connecticut State University …

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8 Points I Shared with Senior High School Students on their Career Day

8 December 2016 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | No Comment
acs jakarta_career day 2016

Earlier today I spoke to a group of students at ACS Jakarta.
A humbling experience, to have had the opportunity to share, together with the others speakers.

Out of the things I shared with the students, if …

Loving our Spouse, till Death Do Us Part

15 November 2016 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment

Here’s one blessing in our family.
My Mom’s mom.
The kids’ great grandma.
She is 91yo. She is healthy and well.
She remembers things well. She still travels the world with her children every few months or so.
And earlier …

We Can’t Stop Children from Growing Up, But …

15 November 2016 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment

Car Talk: Trust is Like a Glass Ball

2 November 2016 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | No Comment
Car kids mom

Being trustworthy is something that we highly value and naturally instill in our kids since they’re young.
And it starts from simple things, like:
When you say you’ll do the dishes ‘later’, do you really do it, …

Loving and Learning from my Sibling

19 October 2016 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment

Brother and sister
5 years apart.
I feel blessed that there is more than one child in our family because it means they get to ‘sharpen each other’ (yes, through bickering, disagreements, too) and learn from one …