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First Day of School: My School, My Responsibility.

17 July 2017 – 10:56 am |

Two days ago Brie asked me,
‘How should I get my bag into the trunk and out of it when we reach school?’
(Her school bag is too heavy for her to lift and place into the …

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Teaching The Importance of Respecting Others and Basic Mannerism

5 July 2017 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment

‘Water!! I need to drink!!!’
‘I’m thirsty!!’
Some children yell similar words when they need something.
Like, when they need to drink, EXPECTING someone to quickly provide them with the requested glass of water.
Whenever that happens in …

Why We Go Mountain Hiking with Our Kids

27 June 2017 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment

Recently, all five of us went to ‘Mount Gede’ (Gunung Gede, West Java), together with 16 others.
Yes, including our 6yo Brie.
We trekked for hours and hours, and over the 3-days-2-nights trip, we also reached the …

Getting Help from Others is Okay

17 June 2017 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | No Comment

We are created as social beings.
But the reality is, some people may feel that they can survive ‘on their own’, that they do NOT need other people’s help.
That, getting help from others means we are …

Sorrow for Past Offence Prior to Change of Behaviour

16 June 2017 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment

We say, children are blessings from above.
It’s true.
But, we are no perfect people.
Our children are no angels.
And as parents, we deal with children and their misbehaviours every single day.

If you’re a parent, …

‘Thank You’ and ‘Please’, Even at Home

2 June 2017 | Posted in: Inspirational | No Comment
‘Thank You’ and ‘Please’, Even at Home

Do our children say ‘Thank You’ and ‘Please’ at home?
Do they thank their Mom for cooking their dinner?
Do they say ‘Please’ when they ask their Dad or brother to play the CD in …