Category Archives: Life Lessons

Another perspective

On Father’s Day, I read this article (below), and how this father of 4 wished he had his kids earlier. He had the first one at 29. After years of trying. This is different from my perspective. Where I reflected … Continue reading

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On the Cruise Ship of Life…

So during the sermon or homily at this Sunday’s Mass, the priest told the story of a “Peanuts” comic strip. He was concerned that “Peanuts” might not be known as the creator and writer for the strip had died 17 … Continue reading

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The cards you were dealt

From this article: “Love, marriage, kids — life doesn’t follow a set timeline.” When you’re young, most of your life proceeds in a linear way. You graduate from high school, then college, then get a job. When real life doesn’t … Continue reading

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Wedding Wishes

I got a message from a colleague who invited me to his wedding lunch banquet. He was marrying another colleague.  I clarified if I were the only one invited or if I could bring PL and Z. I had assumed … Continue reading

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Lies I Told My Child To Make Parenting Easier

In the continuing documentation of LiesIToldmyChildToMakeParentingEasier (see below) here’s another whopper we told Z recently. We were passing Pororo Park (at Marina Sq, SG) and Z asked to take a look at the park through the glass window. (There was a train … Continue reading

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Ravel’s Bolero

Since Z likes to watch YouTube, I thought I should introduce her to classical music (and I think “Bolero” is classical music. My daughter is doomed!) Anyway, I showed her this, expecting her to lose interest after about 3 minutes … Continue reading

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Tales of a Dragon Dad (and a Cow Mom)

There was this news story “Why there’s no other option but to be a ‘Dragon Mum’” about how a mother tried to take it easy with her child to let him learn and develop at his own pace, and how … Continue reading

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