On 20170626, after Little Princess vomited thrice starting at 8.30pm, we rushed her to the main hospital with children emergency, where most parents in the country we lived in summer 2017 have brought their sick children to see a doctor, especially when general practitioners had closed. In the moment of rush, I still remember to […]

For summer 2017, I am thankful for the followings: Little Prince and Little Princess. Both of them are growing happily and healthily into unique individuals. At the eve of her 9 months-old birthday, Little Princess gave me a wide smile that revealed her left dimple (just like her big brother). Little Prince has more dreams […]

As a working mother, the time that I spent with Little Prince and Little Princess is more limited than stay-at-home mothers. However, I cherish little moments. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault *** Eat My mother told me that I […]

In Become a Better You, Israelmore Ayivor reminded us that we will achieve nothing if we pursue everything. Be specific and stay focused. Below are benefits of being specific, from our and others’ experience. *** Being specific can prevent misunderstanding. *** Being specific can help us to live frugally, save money, and prevent us from […]

It is okay if we have negative emotions [1], they tell us that things are not right. We could use the negative emotions to our advantages. Instead of sharing or advertising our negative feelings (not all people are empathetic), we could learn some strategies to make positive uses of them. *** Use our grief to […]

Creativity is a matter that has fascinated me, since I started my graduate study. Even in today’s 24/7, always-on world, we can blend work and rest together in ways that make us smarter, more creative, and happier. Surround ourselves with the creative and seek out creative environment/places [1]. Imagine ourselves as a tourist in our […]

Scapegoating is a lie designed to elevate the status of abusive scapegoaters while keeping the scapegoats down at the same time. We need to proactively prevent ourselves from ending up as a scapegoat. I was first reminded to share this message to the little ones through a song [1]. *** Build our inner strengths. Our […]