Last weekend we drove to the mall for grocery shopping. You complained that I deliberately shut the door of the car too hard. I complained that you deliberately parked near pillars so it was difficult for me to get out. Ryan made heroic attempts to climb into the stroller on his own. You asked me for the tenth … Read more
Dear Baby No.2, This is not an “I-love-you” letter, because I am sure even foetuses hate too much emotion (Gimme a break, Mom!) This is a “Let’s-get-acquainted-with-your-family-and-home” letter. First, let me explain the House Rules. You’re lucky you chose this home, cos there’s only one rule here. Which is we all love each other. Simple. … Read more
One Family. Ten suitcases. And a vacation to remember.
It’s called Generation Gap Ten Years. The number of years between kindergarten and high school. The average time that it takes for an apple tree to grow from seed to tree. Ten Years. The age gap between me and my eldest sister. That’s a long time. Guess who is coming? While I was still struggling … Read more
Marriages are made in heaven (after the family does the initial screening of course)
If you have never, Then you will now (from a purely autobiographical point of view)
This post is submitted as an entry for the BlogAdda’s Father’s Day Contest at http://blog.blogadda.com/2010/06/16/tribute-to-dad-contest. It is also written as part of a series of posts dedicated to my wonderful family. You can read the earlier posts in this series here at HTU – Part I and HTU – Part II. There are a million things … Read more
What comes before the ‘happily ever after’ ?
Have you really listened to what your loved ones have to say?