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Arrrrrggghhh….Parenting!

Do you ever wonder if you are a good parent? Do you ever question your parenting skills and the decisions you make concerning your children and their future? Knowing your child’s future correlates directly with your parenting skills can be overwhelming, right? I always question my role as a mother and as a parent. Mainly as a divorced parent, I…

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Ermm…Can we reschedule?

Last Night! “Mum, don’t forget tomorrow is Back to School Night” says DK2 and goes to bed. Lucky him, he gets to go to bed while I battle with guilt, being judged and perks of poor planning as I send emails cancelling scheduled events, so I can attend Back to School Night. I really had to attend Back to School…

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F.R.I.E.N.D.S.H.I.P

Recently my bookclub read The Sea of Island Women by Lisa See. Great book, throughly enjoyed the novel. The story is of two best friends Mi Ja and Young-sook ; and their friendship through the travails of Jeju Island. Their relationship was strained and eventually destroyed  by war, deaths, family alliances, distance and unforgiveness.  While I enjoyed and was empowered by…

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Raising Teenagers

Just got off the phone with my sons who are away at a Summer Leadership Program. I love having all my children under the same roof but they are growing and living their lives. I have really bad separation anxiety so it has not been an easy 48 hours. LOL!.A good parent knows when to step aside and let children…

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Having fun should not be a reward!

For spring break, my sons and I found ourselves on a last minute trip to Disneyland. When the logistics were finalised and we were en route to the airport, the kids were ecstatic. In the midst of their excitement, I felt numb. Zero excitement. I attributed my numbness to the last minute packing and planning and was convinced that on…

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Distance From Here To My Comfort Zone!

So apparently, the comfort zone is not the place to be. Like seriously, there are endless books, articles, movies and talks explaining why the comfort zone is not the best hangout spot. I totally get the reasoning but I struggle with assessing when I am in or out of my comfort zone. No, the comfort zone is not this one…

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5 Reasons I am a Journal Addict.

There are a million and one reasons why I love journals …and organizers but I will share the top 5 reasons why I currently have 4 journals and counting. Why I am a Journal Addict: Reason 1: Writing down my goals, plans, tasks, bills and ideas is half the work done. Before I write down anything, I tend to overthink…

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New Year Resolutions. Yay or Nay?

I used to be that girl that started writing down my New Year resolution in October. I’d even postpone events and necessary action to January 1st. I’m also a Journal kinda girl (if you love me-get me a journal). So I would write down my goals for the upcoming year, habits I would love to drop or in some cases…

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Why I started the blog!

I recently turned 40 and decided it was time to challenge myself with dreams I have dreamt for so long. I am definitely a “sharer”, I love sharing experiences. Chat Groups and my Social Media fam have always been my audience but I have decided to leave my comfort zone in all things and be more adventurous. No one told…

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