A new decade had begun and I am ringing it with a short essay about our family paying tribute to our mistakes in 2019. We started doing this family tradition 3 New Year’s Eve ago where we review the past year through all the photos we took. My husband, Mike, would prepare a slideshow creating… Continue reading 2020
Ever since Mike left his corporate job eight months ago and tried to start a business, life has given us more lemons than we could ever imagine. There was all these constant worry about rent, bills, our children’s education, and my worst fear: a sick family member. Up until this point, I honestly couldn’t believe… Continue reading A Setback, Singapore and Today.
I almost drowned last year in Boracay when I bravely (I’d like to think I was) snorkeled a little too far from where our boat was. Mike was heading back but I somehow (and thankfully) managed to shout his name and he immediately swam towards me to pull me in and save my life. Ever… Continue reading We Are Welcoming 2019 With Nothing
Our kids are known to be on the slender side compared to other kids their age. In fact, there was a time where I would still buy my then 5 year old daughter, RyRy, clothes from the toddler section and she would be able to use it for a very long time which didn’t cost… Continue reading The Tale of a Broken Shirt
It’s a typical tradition for most people to make a list of their “resolutions” every New Year. But my husband, Mike, would rather call it “setting goals”, making it sound more like a bucket list that also goes very well with our family core values—one of which is being intentional especially to our kids. Mike… Continue reading Coron
Can you imagine a world without trust? A world where you constantly fear that you will get cheated on so you kind of decide that everything and everyone is just evil? Well, I did. I’ve lost my faith in humanity and I had to lose my dog to finally regain it. What I love the… Continue reading Lost My Dog, Found Some Friends.
Our family life hasn’t been easy lately, as you have noticed, I’ve barely written any post in the last couple of months. But the downtime let me ponder on a lot of things like how can I effectively influence the future of my children without losing myself in the process? Our goal last year was… Continue reading It’s Not Convenient Having Kids