I believe things, whether good or bad, happens for a reason. We may not always understand why, as Alfred, Lord Tennyson once said: Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die. I was not to question the Sovereign God why did I have to come from a… Continue reading A Broken Family Does Not Mean A Broken Life
It was a fine Friday night when I volunteered to wash the dishes after dinner knowing it would be faster to finish this way as Mike, the kids and I decided that we’ll be dropping by the mall before it closes to run some errands. We were cheerful and surprisingly the kids were peacefully finishing… Continue reading Love Your Children
My 8-year old daughter has a major problem… she’s a whiner. Not only she grumbles every time I would ask her to clean up after their mess but she also complains during meal time, bath time, nap time—okay you got me, ALL OF THE TIME! So I started complaining myself to my husband on how… Continue reading Chief of Complains; Major in Excuses
It’s has been a challenging 2 full years (and counting) since I didn’t have a helper. Last year, Mike and I decided to look for a maid in hopes of finding someone who would make my life as a hands-on-stay-at-home mom easier. After a few tries and emotional stress brought by this hunting, we found… Continue reading Home Management
How you perceive your son’s future describes how you are raising them today. It’s fathers’ day and all I can think about is Miguel’s behavior. While out for dinner last week, all he ever did was to touch everything he sees. He was like Spiderman with his reflexes that whatever the waiter puts on our… Continue reading Sons and Fathers
There is a great deal of sorrow with what is happening with the world lately that is associated with killings. Terrorist groups murdering innocent people is one story, but what bothers me the most is the prevalent number of individuals committing suicide. What could have broken them so much that one day, they just decide… Continue reading What Do Children Need?
I never knew I am capable of hurting someone and the worst part is, that someone is my child. Contrary to most people think of me — strong woman, supermom, Proverbs 31 woman — I don’t think any of these are true. I am not perfect, not even close. Sometimes I look at my posts… Continue reading Behind that Selfie is a Troubled Mom – A Tale of Her Struggles