Primary Four is a Whole Lot of Hard Work

Edison at the recent Edusave Awards ceremony – his first time Edison started Primary Four this year, and I’ve been hearing complaints from him about how tough Primary Four is. It’s only February now, how can he (or rather me) endure till Nov? Well, it’s not like I haven’t been through Primary Four myself, but sometimes I really do pity him. Why Primary Four has to be so tough? During…

A Letter to My Son on His Birthday: Eight is Great!

Today, we’ll be celebrating Edison’s birthday. He was born on Sept 11th eight years ago. I couldn’t help it but feeling incredibly nostalgic whenever this day comes. His birthday is also the birth of me as a mother. The sentimentality emerges within me at this time every year. I think back to the many days and nights when it was exclusively us – just me and him. When he transformed…

Happy 7th Birthday!

To my dearest Edison, Seven years ago, I saw your face for the first time and I fell madly in love. I can’t begin to tell you how much joy you’ve brought to my life for past few years. Just being with you at every step of your growth is the happiest thing that has ever happened to me. You’re a loving, understanding and good-natured boy. I’ve said that many…

Starting Primary One: First Week of School

The first week of school was over, I’ve been getting messages from family and friends asking how Edison is coping with Primary One. Thankfully, he’s adapting well, much better than I’ve originally expected.