Business, Family, Parenting, Thoughts and Feelings

Business means work life integration

Running a small business is time consuming.  Well, “running” small family is much more time consuming. I missed blogging, and today I have squeezed time for a simple post on how my typical mornings pass by in a flash. I had a late night, so I stayed a little longer in bed this morning (this… Read More Business means work life integration

Business, Family, Food, marriage, Thoughts and Feelings

Love is in the Air; Ten Years of Commitment

Time flies. Today marks the 10th year from the day DeeDee and I first meet. It hasn’t been a bed of roses starting a family. Our super busy schedule after we started a business a food retail business few months back is making our lives more unbalanced. Nevertheless, our financial goals stay strong in hope… Read More Love is in the Air; Ten Years of Commitment

Business, Family, Thoughts and Feelings

It’s two going on three months

Time really flies. Our food retail store has opened for two months, going on three. We have been on a roller coaster ride, and now that things has more or less settled, we still face manpower issues. I’m the creative sort, so everyday I dream of the possible customized cakes I can provide to customers. … Read More It’s two going on three months

Business, Family, Thoughts and Feelings

Our Third Baby?

In the last few weeks, DeeDee and I were very busy with the pre-opening activities of our retail shop. It’s our first retail business. All our encounters, be it with the setting up of a Private Limited, development of relationship with franchisor, shop design approval process or renovation matters, has thus far been teeth-chattering. The… Read More Our Third Baby?

Family, Parenting, Thoughts and Feelings

BoiBoy’s first pair of slippers!

There is nothing special about purchasing a pair of slippers for young children, even toddlers. But for me, it is a big milestone.  To be more precise, it is a major milestone for BoiBoy who showed no fear of wearing slippers. Last weekend, I brought GerGer and BoiBoy to a children’s departmental store to buy… Read More BoiBoy’s first pair of slippers!

Friends, SHOP, Thoughts and Feelings

Missing my friends

I have been really busy lately. Besides happily receiving and delivering more orders for the DAGi Styluses, DeeDee and I have been looking for new business opportunities. It is 4.44am now and I just finished packing some orders for postage tomorrow. After snapping photos of the packages, I browsed my photo album on my phone… Read More Missing my friends

Family, Friends, Health, Thoughts and Feelings

Wavy Hula Hoop at my doorstep!!!

“Ding Dong”. The children ran to the door. “I didn’t order anything recently” I whispered to myself. “MeeMee!” shouted GerGer as I walked from my room to the hall. A courier guy at the door, with a parcel wrapped in brown paper, asked for me. I signed and received the parcel as the addressee and… Read More Wavy Hula Hoop at my doorstep!!!

Parenting, Thoughts and Feelings

GerGer has shown initiative

During recent times when AhMa or MeeMee gets all zapped away by BoiBoy’s uncontrolled emotional outbursts, GerGer has shown initiative. She would help AhMa bring her bags over from the school canteen into BoiBoy’s Art Class, when BoiBoy refused to let AhMa leave him. She would help MeeMee take a plastic bag from a clutter… Read More GerGer has shown initiative

Family, Parenting, Thoughts and Feelings

BoiBoy’s Art Classes (Part 2)

(Continuation from last blog post) Monday is here again in a flash. It’s two o’clock in the afternoon. I feel a little uneasy waiting at home for time to pass. While I helped BoiBoy changed into his school uniform this morning, he said “I don’t want to go Art Class”. My mind swirled. I didn’t… Read More BoiBoy’s Art Classes (Part 2)

Family, Parenting, Thoughts and Feelings

Motherhood Failure Moments – BoiBoy’s Art Classes

On sunday night, DeeDee and MeeMee (I) had a talk with BoiBoy about his Art Enrichment class held in his school on Mondays. Four lessons has taken place so far and he has refused to attend the class without MeeMee’s company. We were torn between simply withdrawing him from the class and persisting. We decided… Read More Motherhood Failure Moments – BoiBoy’s Art Classes