Parenting

Everything you want to know about raising happy, confident, healthy children.

How to handle unfairness between siblings fairly

It's too long. I can't remember when was the first time J and K started to argue over what's fair and what's not. It's as old as history. I only know that lately their quarrels, sometimes even over … [Read more...]

How I reward my children with a twist

I don't do what most parents do. In fact, I do it the other way around. Sometimes, I don't do it at all. I am talking about giving rewards to children. Especially when it comes to motivating your … [Read more...]

I Failed as a Parent

In the past few months, my parenting life was smooth and without any big challenge. Life has its way. When you think you are having a good time, it wants to make it even more interesting. Out of … [Read more...]

Kung Fu Master’s View on Spanking

Ed. Note: Matt Furey is a man of multiple talents. To begin with, he is a wrestler and Chinese kung fu master. He is also a bestselling author in the area of self-empowerment. It's interesting to see … [Read more...]

Born in Malaysia: Malaysian Legacy on Print

I love things that bring nostalgic feelings. That's why this exhibition drew my attention. While it was still on, I took time out to visit "Born in Malaysia" photo exhibition in one of the art … [Read more...]

Key to overcoming shyness in children

I didn't expect this to happen so soon. Especially judging from the introvert nature of J. When she was much younger, J needed much time to get along and socialize with someone she had not seen … [Read more...]

A case of premature teenager syndrome

If you think you have to wait until 14 or 15 to experience teenager syndrome, think again. I don't know about you but for me I don't need to wait that long to experience cranky behavior from my … [Read more...]

Consumerism penetrates school

You see it everywhere. And now schools are not spared. (I remember we didn't have such a thing when I was in primary school) In the name of creating awareness in recycling, a popular home … [Read more...]

That’s one small step for her, one giant leap for my health

I have a confession to make. Up until recently, I was the one who woke J up every morning so that she could prepare herself for school. In other words, I was her alarm clock. I had to wake up … [Read more...]

What we can learn from a simple lunch box

Two hours after J went to school today, only then did I realize she forgot her lunch box. It was packed nicely and the only thing she forgot to do was to put it in her school bag. Later, K realized … [Read more...]