For Moms who struggle through every waking hour… every tantrum… every childish demand… Let’s struggle not to complain too much… or teach independence when its still too soon… We might end up missing every cuddle… and appreciate our kids’ childhood too late…
Everyday I set a study time for the kids… And I take it seriously as I do plan out the lessons that I give to the kids. That’s complete with books and other materials. But today, my 6-year old boy kept on asking me questions about God during breakfast. He was so interested that it… Read More When Lessons are Not Just about Letters and Numbers
Precious short conversation with my 5-year old Firstborn: Firsborn: Mommy, who do you love? Me: I love you and baby and your Daddy love. Firstborn: What about yourself Mommy? Me: Hmmm… of course, I love myself. Firstborn: Don’t forget to love yourself, Mommy, ok? So young… and so perceptive.
Several nights ago I got so angry with my Firstborn. This very minute that I am writing, I conveniently forgot the reason of my anger. But, yes, I was angry and I made him feel that anger. I turned my back on him when we were about to sleep. This is one drastic move to… Read More Lesson of Unconditional Love from my Firstborn
Wow! It had been a week of no blogging. I haven’t tinkered with my blog nor browsed through other blogs that I always visit. Guess, it had been a busy week for me. Writing assignments overload! It’s a daily deadline of writing tasks that I had to sleep when others are just stirring from their… Read More Status Quo
While waiting for my son’s school bus this morning, a Korean Super Mom told me about another girl who lives in the same apartment building. She said she’s a stubborn child. Her parents give in to her every whim so their mornings are always difficult. When the girl wants to change her clothes, the parents… Read More How Important Is Efficiency for a Growing Child?
“Is Mommy working?” This was the question raised by my 4-year old while we were eating Sunday night. The question was brought about when his Dad was explaining to him why he should be grateful that he has food on the table to eat while others do not because their parents may not have work… Read More “Is Mommy Working?”
It’s Little Dynamo’s 2 weeks spring vacation. Our house is a mess of toys and books. Some days we go out with friends. Some days we are at a friend’s house or at the building’s playroom. Some days friends are in the house. But all the mornings, we spend inside the house. It’s a battle between… Read More What Should A Mother of 2 Do?
I miss Little Dynamo. Yes, we’re together every day but those every day I spend most with Baby Dynamo… hugging him, carrying him, cleaning him. He’s still a baby, after all. I also get easily irritated with Little Dynamo and I don’t feel good after each time I scold him. I miss him… just him… just… Read More A Date With My 4-year Old
I wasn’t a good mom to my Little Dynamo a few nights ago. And I didn’t feel good about it. This burden of guilt isn’t new. It has been constantly nagging me. Aside from my son’s time in pre-school, we are inseparable. I had been congratulated and applauded for his speaking skills, his fast motor development, etc. But,… Read More Burden of Guilt is on the Stay-at-Home Mom