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Life is hard…and not always fair

Recently, I got involved in an incident in the office. The word “fair” keeps popping up. How to talk to these people who keeps saying unfair, unfair….? How to let these people GET REAL? I found a good book: Life’s Greatest Expectation by Hal Urban ISBN 0-7432-7417-2 chapter 2: Life is Hard…and Not Always Fair … Continue reading

For the Parents **notes to bring home**

Date: Saturday, 19 February 2011 Time: 9am to 12pm Venue: Maris Stella High School AVA Theatrette, Level 6 Topic: Boosting Your Child’s Self-Esteem Speaker: Dr Agnes Tan It was heart-warming to see many fathers come to attend parenting talk. Goh was one of them. Fathers understand that they are the role model of their sons, … Continue reading

Coping with teens

It was our usual Sunday family exercise outing at the “cemetary” This place was previously a cemetary, located at Upper Aljunied behind Woodleigh MRT Station. What was unusual about today’s outing is because Robin was the one initiated it. We covered 5km in 1½ hour. The 2 boys wanted to test out their new pet … Continue reading

Vandalism * Coward

Chinese New Year Eve, 2 February 2011 11:01pm, Goh and I were on our way home from my mother’s place. Dominique called his father. “Someone sprayed paint on our window”, he said. Goh was driving and he wanted more clarification from Dominique. Message was unclear. I told him to focus on driving. Another 5 minutes, … Continue reading