Parenting

A generation of obsessive mums

(This post may make me unpopular with some women, so I apologize in advance if you find it offensive but this is just my observation and view.) I’m generalizing here, but it would appear that women these days seem to be prone to obsessing about certain things. I thought that it was bad when we… Continue reading A generation of obsessive mums

Parenting

A touching moment

For those of you who've followed my blog for a while, you would know that I've been struggling as a working mum for a couple of years. Yesterday evening, I got home at a reasonable hour and had dinner with my daughter, followed by half an hour of TV time. We watched her current favourite… Continue reading A touching moment

Parenting

Gosh, why is it SO hard?!

The past couple of years have probably been the toughest time of my life. Not because I had particularly bad luck or my heart broken, but because I became a working mum. Nobody warned me that it’s one of the toughest roles out there! I was hoping that it would gradually become easier but no… Continue reading Gosh, why is it SO hard?!

Parenting, Social issues

My two year old is going for an interview today

My hubby is taking our daughter for an interview today. This is already the second time that she’s been interviewed, at the tender age of two. Now why would a two year old need to go for interviews? This is part of being in Hong Kong, which has a highly competitive education system with toddlers… Continue reading My two year old is going for an interview today

Parenting

What I now understand about my parents

As I've just returned from a visit to my hometown, I decided to write a post related to my parents. After becoming a mum, I am more appreciative of my parents given that I have experienced firsthand the trials and tribulations of parenting. On top of that, though, there are a number of simple things… Continue reading What I now understand about my parents