It was 10pm when I looked at the floor of our condominium and decided it was simply too filthy. So I took out the vacuum cleaner and started vacuuming. When I was done, I took out the mop. Isabel came over to me and offered to help me mop. Of course I told her … Continue reading When Isabel offered to help with chores
When my son asked me to quickly go away
Slow down, my son. Don't grow up too quickly The day has come. The day which I knew would come one day. The day which I dreaded and hoped it would not come so soon. The day when my son asked me to quickly go away as he is a big boy now and doesn't … Continue reading When my son asked me to quickly go away
Be specific when you need kids to do things
I guess I need to be more specific when I ask Isabel to do something.... Isabel left her toys on the floor after she was done playing with them. So I asked her to put away the toys and not leave them in the middle of the room. I went in to check 10 minutes … Continue reading Be specific when you need kids to do things
It’s that time of the year again!
It is that time of the year soon. The time which I do not look forward to for twice a year. Exam time is coming. Exam for Ethan, that is. In fact, it's starting tomorrow! I used to think why mothers get so stressed when their kid's exam time was approaching. Now I know why. … Continue reading It’s that time of the year again!
Ethan starts to wear glasses
My 7-year-old son has started wearing glasses 2 weeks ago. I know that it is very common for kids to start wearing glasses from a young age nowadays. Some even started wearing glasses when they were in kindergarten. However, I still couldn't help thinking that perhaps if I had taken better care of Ethan's … Continue reading Ethan starts to wear glasses