Oh but in a good way, I assure you. I realised I’ve been working too long hours lately, defeating the purpose of working from home so I have enough time for my kids. This afternoon, I took a mini break, allowing my firstborn to keep me with him in the playroom during their quiet…… Continue reading Hostage
Note: This was written and saved as a draft in 14 October 2016. I completed the post but have not changed the references much. We have been busy lately. You can probably tell because I have posted rarely. A lot has happened offline that I can’t seem to get my mind to catch up enough…… Continue reading It’s Really About the Little Things
Okay. First off, it’s not an actual thing. It is, however, a personal challenge because I have been known to let myself go in favour of dealing with a lot of other concerns. Never a good thing, especially when I already got halfway through my goals about a year and a half ago. Now it’s…… Continue reading The Korean Skin Care Challenge
That’s how my cousin puts it anyway. I kind of agree and at the same time, I feel like it can’t be helped. The desire to be “cleansed” of the past year, in particular, is strong. A lot of things happened in 2016 that I’m grateful for. There are also a lot of things that…… Continue reading The Arbitrary New Start
Being bilingual in fluency, there are still times when I find it easier to express my thoughts in one language or the other because some words in my native tongue, Filipino, cannot be expressed in English, and there are English words that are too vaguely translated into Filipino. An argument on compassion versus pity cannot…… Continue reading Am I missing vocabulary?
I have not come by in a very long time. It’s not that I’ve forgotten about my blog. The truth is that my blog, this blog, has been on my mind constantly. Life offline has been difficult, to say the least, and unlike previous episodes in our home life, it just felt like it was too…… Continue reading The Tightrope Walk
L: Mama, shadow! M: Yes, it’s a shadow. You see the shadow because there is light. L: Shadow and light. M: A shadow is created when something blocks the light. L: *repeats after me slowly after each sentence from this point on* M: The shadow is as important as the light. M: The shadow reminds…… Continue reading Night Time Lessons #1