Tag Archives: family

How to stay positive amidst negativity?

Be positive is one of the most important lessons that I learned from my mother, a strong woman disguised as a calm and gentle lady. *** Use more positive words While Honey Panda’s mother is a kind woman who loves to help others, she has the habit of complaining (including the shortcomings of others) and […]

How to make big decisions?

Growing up, we need to make more big decisions that will bring different outcomes in our lives. Some decisions are difficult to make. In the week when Little Prince was discharged from his first hospitalization, I learned first hand about the risks of birth methods for Little Princess. On 20160809, a relative showed me photos […]

What are our dream home?

Nomadic is an adjective to describe my family and me. *** While I was an undergraduate student, I moved room yearly, desiring the more expensive single room because of a traumatic experience with my first year room mate who often disturbed my night sleep during exam period. Between 2007 and 2009, I moved many times, […]

How to read for children?

In Summer 2016, at (nomadic) home, Little Prince and I have enjoyed many moments of reading together and recollecting our experience through visual memory (litonline photo albums, pictorial story books, etc), I am tremendously grateful to The Universe for loving us so much. May Little Prince, Little Princess and more children of others, especially whom […]

How to encourage a toddler to learn numerical skills?

In Summer 2016, I observed that Little Prince finds learning numbers boring, but I have read that early mastery of numerical skills is essential as a foundation of future learning and earning. The maternal grandmother of Little Prince shared that I was keen to learn numbers, alphabets, and words as a toddler. She personally taught […]

What can we learn from the Bhagavad Gita?

Since I was a child, I have heard of the Hindu epic Mahabharata, narrating two warring groups of cousins, the Kauravas and the Pandavas. One of the classic parts of Mahabharata is Bhagavad Gita [1]. At that time, I found the TV drama of Mahabharata too complex and contain too many conflicts for me to […]

What is your gratitude list for Summer 2016?

While “Schopenhauerian claim that our lives lack meaning because we are invariably dissatisfied; either we have not yet obtained what we seek, or we have obtained it and are bored,” I choose to embrace gratitude + creativity + productivity as ways of living. “What is good for us on a personal level, what’s going to […]