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motherhood

Everyday Things

Hard to Let Go

Perhaps, the most significant change to me this year is waking up at this ungodly hour every weekday morning. Yes, it’s 5 plus in the morning. *yawn* I set my alarm at 5:45am, but somehow, my system has adjusted…

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About Edison

The Call That Brightens Up My Day

Ever since Little Edison discovered the marvel of telephone, he has been calling me every day when I’m at work. Sometimes he calls up to four times a day to share with me about an event at school, what…

Parenting

Towards a Guilt-Free Motherhood (Part 2)

It was 8pm on a Tuesday night. Little Edison was taking his own sweet time, munching on his apple, and watching the TV. I was anxious to return to our home from my PIL’s house, but the boy has…

Parenting

Towards a Guilt-Free Motherhood (Part 1)

Before I have Little Edison, I had no idea that being a mother would involve carrying around a huge sack of guilt. A totally unnecessary sack of guilt, I should elaborate, but no matter how hard I try to…

Parenting

Things I Love About Motherhood

What makes us love being a mom? What inspires us? What makes us happy and gives us the energy? I gave it a thought and here is my list of things that makes me love being a mom. I’m…

Work-Life Balance

Strike a Balance

One of those little things that V and I promised each other is that we must try to return home and have dinner together, with Little Edison every day. Family dinner is the most important part of my day.…

Work-Life Balance

Working, Motherhood & Without a Helper

Working, motherhood and without a helper – the days can easily fly by in a flurry of rushed meals, daily routines and chasing project deadlines. It is crucial to use every free moment to get everything done and make…

About Edison

Letter to Edison

Dearest Edison, Looking at this picture, I realized that you’ve grown up a lot. You’ve also grown to be more independent and intelligent. I have so much to tell you today, but you may not understand them now. So,…

About Edison

Evening Playtime

Everyday, I rush to knock off from work at 6pm and reaching my PIL's house by 6:30pm. I'll have an hour of playtime with little Edison before the dinner is served. We play hide-and-seek, walk around the neighborhood, watch…