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How our 3 Kids and I Survived the Flood, the Rain, and Walked Back Home!

10 February 2015 – 3:47 am | 36 Comments

 
Flood. Dear flood.
What seemed to happen in Jakarta ‘every 5 years’ has somehow become an ‘annual disaster’.
We arrived in Jakarta in March 2012 and since then, we’ve witnessed Jakarta going through this flood problem, once …

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How our 3 Kids and I Survived the Flood, the Rain, and Walked Back Home!

10 February 2015 | Posted in: Daily, Parenting | 36 Comments
banjir flood jakarta 2015

 
Flood. Dear flood.
What seemed to happen in Jakarta ‘every 5 years’ has somehow become an ‘annual disaster’.
We arrived in Jakarta in March 2012 and since then, we’ve witnessed Jakarta going through this flood problem, once …

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
vai_help_brie

 
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 …

Treasuring Our Parenting Moments!

16 January 2015 | Posted in: Parenting | 2 Comments
mom brie lembang selfie

 
“Don’t you ever feel exhausted caring for three kids everyday?“
I’ve been asked such a question before.
And the answer is, well … of course there are very tiring days when it comes to being a parent.
After …

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 …