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Car Talks : Three Types of People and Their Responsibilities

17 October 2014 – 6:28 pm |

Living in Jakarta, I find myself spending a lot of time with the kids ON THE ROAD.
And after a while, I kind of realised that that’s where we discuss many issues and important values too.
Now …

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Parenting : Young Children Absorb Everything They See and Hear

19 August 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment

Who do our young children spend their most time with everyday?
Mommy? Grandparents? Nanny?
(Or, TV? Electronic Media, like iPads?)

Ever realise that children, especially young children, love to imitate the behaviours of people around them?
Especially those whom …

Making : Sheep and Lamb Painting on Canvas

18 August 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | No Comment

Here’s one of Anya’s drawings, before she went and painted it on canvas.
And you know what?
For some weird reason, after seeing this drawing, I had the urge to paint on canvas – just something. Anything!
It’s …

Cling On, and Believe!

14 August 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational | No Comment
Cling On, and Believe!

Two days ago, I read a text message from a friend.
And I felt a surge of sadness.
I joined hundreds and thousands, perhaps millions others, who are saddened by the news of Robin Williams’ death.
While he …

Parenting : Things to Remember when Tough Parenting Times Take Place

4 August 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment

All parents of more than one child would want their kids to get along. To care for one another.
I mean, no normal parent would enjoy dealing with sibling arguments, petty jealousies and rude behaviours between …

Birthdays : That Thing about Aging

20 July 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | 4 Comments

[A shot with my 71yo Mom and 90yo Grandma!]
I turned 38 some 3 weeks ago.
And it was like, gee … THIRTY EIGHT?
Somehow, some 15 -20 years ago, when I looked at those who’re in their …

Playing Sports : 10 Principles We Share with Our Kids

10 July 2014 | Posted in: Daily, Inspirational | 2 Comments

I asked  Vai earlier today,
Why do you think you like to play tennis, Vai?
*3 second pause*
Because Daddy plays tennis too!

Being the only boy in the family, I’m sure our soon-to-be 8 yo Vai looks up …