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Objection vs Rejection

Objection and rejection are same but different. Both take the form of “No” but the target is different. My son’s nightly routine is to drink milk while watching an episode of his favourite cartoons. Afterwhich, he would turn off the TV (we make sure he is the one to do it so it is aContinue reading “Objection vs Rejection”

The mind of a child is no man’s land

The mind of a child is no man’s land Whose geography is shaped by the forces of our hands Invaded by fear Cowering in trauma Flooded with tears Crying for mama Lifted in joy Discovering a new toy The curve of that smile Extends for a mile Laughter escapes in his sleep At a memoryContinue reading “The mind of a child is no man’s land”

3 tools to build healthier relationships

I just joined the respectful parenting Facebook group. While exploring the group, I discovered that Facebook has a guide module. This guide module allows users to craft and package content for other users. I tried following one of the guides (30 days of calm and connection) and shall attempt to summarise the things that stoodContinue reading “3 tools to build healthier relationships”

Our 1st staycation, with 2 sons, 3 lessons learnt

It’s been a long time since I last wrote something. When I started my 1 year leave, I told myself that I’d give myself the first term of school to relax. One quarter of my leave is already over! So I’ve been busy. Started learning, attending courses, reading stuff, learning new skills and it didn’tContinue reading “Our 1st staycation, with 2 sons, 3 lessons learnt”

A phase forgotten, A face remembered

Mustering every ounce of strength, this 7 month old is attempting to scale to the summit of the mountain of pillows. He risks banging his head against the rock wall, thankfully someone is there to cushion his head if it happens. Occasionally, he stops and turns to glance at me, flashes a smile that saysContinue reading “A phase forgotten, A face remembered”