Category: Musings

Motherhood Dilemmas

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, everyone starts celebrating mothers as these awesome beings of love, sacrifice, and multitasking. All 100% true. But we’re also women human, you know? Imperfect, complicated and contradictory. As much as love and all that other stuff is a part of who we are, so are motherhood dilemmas. So why do we put on a brave front… Read more →

Back When I was Stuck in a Job I Hated

I used to be stuck in a job I hated. Well, it was not so much the job but the working environment. So toxic! The only way I could tolerate the stupid policies and people was by leaving my brain outside the office. However, for financial and personal reasons, I couldn’t quit. I wish my story was unique but it’s not. Just… Read more →

Mama, What is Sex?

I had my ostrich head jolted out of the sand by one of the topics at a parenting talk at Anne’s kindergarten. ‘Mama, apa itu seks?‘. (Mama, what is sex?) Holy @!$&*%. I didn’t even know the word ‘sex’ until like, what – 11? But that didn’t mean I was oblivious to it until then. I just didn’t know how to… Read more →

Parenthood – A Competitive Sport?

Everyone tells you how wonderful/crazy/rewarding/tiring/special the journey of parenting is. What they fail to mention is – it’s also very competitive and social media has added fuel to fire. When I first became a parent, I was excited and relieved to find all kinds of social media groups on parenting. I went on a group joining spree and suddenly my Facebook… Read more →

Buried in Writing

I suppose it’s ironic that November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and I’ve been writing and writing like crazy. Except nothing ends up on the blog because it’s all been for assignments! As interesting as my assignments have been, I missed writing for the sake of writing. Just me in the quiet of the morning with my coffee and… Read more →

The Book Guzzler Post

Books and me – we’re till death do us part. As in fiction or semi-fiction lah. The studying kinds knock me out like an anesthetic. When sleep wasn’t as precious as it is now, I used to stay up all night reading. These days, I read whenever I can grab a few minutes to myself, especially before bedtime. Here are four… Read more →

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