Category Archives: being a mom

terrifying 3 minutes

Last Sunday, we went to Sunway Pyramid for some retail therapy.  As usual, I head over to Cotton On Kids to check out their collection.  Ashley followed me while hubs sat at one of the benches a few steps away … Continue reading

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Good Read On Parenting And Kids

Hey everyone, When you have time, do click on the links below.  They are some of the best recent articles on parenting and kids: Creative Parenting Tips and Tricks: Creative Parenting Tips and Tricks via Family from SC Johnson The … Continue reading

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sounds familiar?

When Ashley was a toddler, she started calling me “Mi”.  Then it was “Mommy”. and sometimes “Mama”.  Now? MOMMMMMMM!!!! “Mom, where are you” “Yes Mom” “Not this Mom!” “Can I Mom?” “Alright Mom” Sometimes when I remind her to do … Continue reading

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a good buy

I so need to get this pillow for my daughter. Saw this pillow in Etsy.  The felt is made from 100 percent post consumer recycled water bottles.  The empty bottles are melted down and turned into high quality soft felt … Continue reading

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a mother’s nightmare

is when your child …. *  has high fever *  refuses to take her medicine *  vomits out the medicine after taking them *  has no appetite to eat I feel so helpless seeing her cough non-stop,  seeing her so tired and … Continue reading

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How To Explain Death To Children

Ashley knows that when a person is old, he/she would eventually go to heaven.  Lately she has been asking me if I would be in heaven when she’s an adult.  I said maybe.  Then she started sobbing.  She said she … Continue reading

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Weekly Test

Ashley’s school reopens tomorrow.  It was closed since last Wednesday for Chinese New Year.  Her teacher told me that she won’t give the class any homework during the Chinese New Year holiday but when they return, they have to work … Continue reading

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books from my childhood

While growing up, I read a lot of Enid Blyton’s books such as the Magic Faraway Tree, Wishing Chair, Hello Mr. Twiddle and etc.  These books were such a delight and I read them over and over again.  I wished … Continue reading

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a new week

Happy 2011 Everyone.  How’s your celebration?  We didn’t do much.  No countdown for us but at the stroke of midnight, we could see fireworks from our place.  Spent the first day of the New Year cleaning the house.  Hubs was … Continue reading

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When Grandparents Spoil Their Grandchildren

We all know that the grandparents’ job is to spoil their grandchildren.  My mom and dad are no exception.  Ashley is their only grandchild so they really spoil her till no end.  What do they do?  They stuff her with … Continue reading

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