Posts Categorized: Parenting

Parent-Teacher Conference

It was an excruciating wait. From the time we received the e-mail from Jay’s teacher, to inform us of the upcoming Parent-Teacher Conference. One month ago. One month of wondering and pondering. One month of waiting with anticipation and trepidation. It’s not so much learning how your kid did at school. It’s whether or not… Read more »

The Toy I’ve Resisted Thus Far…

I think I would pretty much loving having a baby girl. Just think of the dressing up that can be done, and the nice long chats we can have, and the games we’d have fun playing together. But I am contented with my lot. My boy. My Jayvon. And I’ve gotten used to messy-eating-with-hands, and… Read more »

Some breakfast, he animals…

A usual morning routine when one wakes up should be to have breakfast. Some waffles or cereals or juice… But not my Jayvon. Nope. The first words he says upon waking up is… “I want to go outside. Play animals.” Yeap, still in jammies…

Never Let Your Kid…

There are many lessons parenthood teaches us. You learn to see the bright side of things. Like how poo is a good thing when it comes to kids. Or like how sleep is such a sacred thing. You learn lots of useful things too. Like how I can sing the Animal ABC song “A is… Read more »

Chosen.

Pastor Kong preached a phenomenal Mother’s Day message last weekend. Short, to the point, and yet so poignant. One point that stuck with me… that as much as we don’t choose our parents, they didn’t choose US either. Nope, a relationship between a parent and a child is never one of personal choice. We are… Read more »