As Little Girl C turned 9, I think I was faced with my deepest moment of nostalgia and ageing since
Over the last few days, I have been fighting the war in my head. Figuring out what and how to
Tonight, I come back to my reflection on failure and grit. A reflection of how these concepts unfold in our minds. And how we can affect them.
This week, it was Baby S’ birthday. 4 years old. So much and so little all in one. Amidst these
I like to believe patience generates patience. In a virtuous circle, we all become more patient. Patience is a virtue, a talent, and an outcome of hard work. And it can be contagious if one even wants to use such word in such day and age.
Success can be mesmerizing some times. Especially when parenting. As I try to find out what works, one thing I know for sure. Patience.
Last week, we went on yet another family adventure. This one ranks high in the list of innovative in terms
The schools are back, and with it home-schooling. As Round 2 starts, the language of rounds inevitably makes you think of Fight Club. Can it be different?
Today starts my 4th week at home. In quarantine, or shall I say lockdown. Between burden and blessing, I have chosen to see this quarantine as a blessing.
It is hard to have a dinner conversation avoiding the topic. At its best coronavirus is creating interesting intellectual and ethical debates. At its worst, it is creating paranoia and divisiveness.
What an opening. Can a 6 year old really fail? What does failure mean? How much is there to fail
What is grit? What makes people grittier? And what is the point of grit? It is not about the end point, it is about being satisfied with being unsatisfied.
After we decided to give Little Girl C an allowance, it was unclear what the next steps would be. Now, we had our large item purchase.
The theme for anti-bullying week this year is “change starts with us”. So I thought I would make a change
I am trying to absorb the lessons from my peaceful parenting course. I am finding a lot of them apply to more than dealing with children. Hit the pause button