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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 : Things to Remember when Tough Parenting Times Take Place

4 August 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | No Comment
Anya_Brie_aug2014a

 
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
birthdayleo-ma

[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
vai_tennis

 
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 …

Parenting: Dangerous Online and Offline Games Children Play

19 May 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 2 Comments
Parenting: Dangerous Online and Offline Games Children Play

Dear parents,
I have this heavy burden in my heart, and I feel I should write about it and share it with you.
It’s about OUR children, and the kinds of games created and made available to …

Parenting : The Feeling that I Should’ve Been Better …

28 April 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 2 Comments
Brie_ draw 2years 11months _2

 
Ever felt that?
That you haven’t done enough for the children?
That you wish you could’ve done better as a Mom?
Well, I’m sooo feeling it this past week.
 

 
Somehow I just feel … incapable.
Incapable of juggling and keeping …

You Can’t ‘Make’ Your Children Love Jesus

4 April 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational | No Comment
You Can’t ‘Make’ Your Children Love Jesus

If you’re parents of faith, whose faith is placed on Jesus Christ who has died on the cross and redeemed you from the punishment of sins, I’d assume that just like me, you long to …