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Encouraging Children in Sports (and Vai’s Tennis Competition)

14 April 2015 – 3:02 pm | 3 Comments

Last weekend, our 8yo Vai had the chance to compete in a tennis competition, joining the category of ‘Under 10′.
Something that we’re all excited about.
It was all held outdoors.
And the weather was very, VERY warm.

At …

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Car Talks : The Brain and The Heart

8 February 2015 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 2 Comments
car ride family jakarta traffic jam

I haven’t quite counted how many hours that we actually spend ‘on the road’ here in Jakarta.
On average, I mean.
As much as I wish traffic was better here, I must say, being ‘stuck’ with the …

‘Training’ Older Siblings to Care For Younger Ones

18 January 2015 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 2 Comments

When there is more than one child in the family, as parents we naturally wish our children all get along well with each other.
The reality is however, it most likely does NOT happen naturally.
Well of …

Parenting : How to Scold our Sons LESS?

6 January 2015 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 3 Comments
vai boy skip rope outdoors

We have one 8yo boy in the family.
The middle child.
And as much as I’ve been a parent since 2004, being a parent to all my 3 kids has always been … mind boggling at times.
I …

Thoughts : Be Aware of What You Say To Yourself When You are Down

22 November 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational | No Comment
Thoughts : Be Aware of What You Say To Yourself When You are Down

Everyone goes through problems, troubles, sickness and sufferings.
It is unavoidable.
What’s more important is, what do we say to ourselves when we are in such a situation?
Do we see ourselves as helpless victims, unable to do …

8 Positive Things to SHOW to Our Children

20 November 2014 | Posted in: Inspirational, Parenting | 2 Comments

I don’t know about you, but as I go about my day to day busyness, sometimes I do need parenting reminders.
Because amidst everything that I need to do everyday, I can unconsciously forget even the …