Honestly, I could not explain why the line “I wanna see you be brave” keeps my tears rolling like non-stop. Then every single time it plays, I remember being young, confused and scared and no one was there to tell me “Be Brave”. I wasn’t sure if I was and if I was- going throughContinue reading “I Wanna See You BE BRAVE”
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Just last night, a breakdown happened. It was something that has not happened in a long time for me. It’s not that I have developed a knack for keeping my mess together but being able to set them aside temporarily. I am the typical mother of the millennia- juggling work, motherhood, wife duties and allContinue reading “Women are expected to be everything”
I can vividly remember the day I got fascinated with stories. I was 4 or 5 years old when I insisted to sit-in at my siblings kindergarten class. It was the only class in our community funded by a non-profit organization and conducted by volunteers who if my memory serves me right were given allowances toContinue reading “Storytelling”
We just had a trip to the doctor today as my youngest was having a hard time with runny nose, colds and cough. Even though we’ve bought over-the-counter medicines, I still feel uncomfortable giving medicines that’s not prescribed by her pediatrician. She’s the doctor of both my daughters and I call her Doc Sahlee. BecauseContinue reading “Doc Sahlee”
I attended today a parent meeting for the upcoming Family day at school where my 7 years old daughter go. I was late because of headache and laundry and my youngest child’s tantrums and my husband’s still not done with work and my own paper at school due. When I arrived, the parent attendeesContinue reading “Moms and the busy word”
Feeling of inadequacy creeps in to me Accomplishing too little from thinking too much Fighting darkness with greater dark force With a heart beating to do good yet loving the evil mood Confusion is creeping in to me From what to face with this long list To pump food for the little darling as IContinue reading “Inadequacy”
Starting a new job and getting pregnant I never thought would be this difficult. Finding out that our 4 year old daughter is now going to be an Achi, my husband could not contain his joy. I, on the other hand is more problematic than elated. I should be feeling the joys of being ableContinue reading “These hormonal changes”
Biologically, I only have a daughter but in reality I have 5 and more. I consider myself not only a parent to the little girl who came from my womb but also to the little kids who bring me love. They lift my vulnerable spirit from grown-up woes. These kids drain my energy but alwaysContinue reading “Meet my lovely kids”
My work as a researcher opens a whole lot of world for me. I get to learn and a little bit understand that not everything on the news and the internet are correct and that culture immersion and its impact varies from person to person. Today, I got the opportunity to search for Mom’s Clubs in theContinue reading “Mom’s Clubs”
I walked 2 km, to and fro. It was late afternoon and the time for children to go home from school. I came by groups of girls, boys, mixed and a few who were alone walking. They had no shoes and no chauffeur. Their parents might be at home preparing dinner or are still lookingContinue reading “Innocence”
Yesterday was the longest Monday of my life. I attended and hosted a wedding for my mentor. It was such a special event full of love. It’s so cool that I have a very supportive husband who went there and helped me. I was so tired that I slept with full make up on.