Raising kids

Kids say funny things, Part 4. Plus, some contemplation

For homeschooling family like ours, it's year round. One great thing about this schooling mode is its flexibility: one of its worst thing is its flexibility. Unless you're a very organized person who can manage your day with strict schedules, activities and lessons can blend into one big blob. Being that organized hurts my brain.… Continue reading Kids say funny things, Part 4. Plus, some contemplation

Christian songs/ faith · Personal growth · Raising kids

Making meaning of this not-so-glamorous life of motherhood

Mommy life is full of growing pains along with your kids and it is NOT glamorous. It entails sorting piles of dirty laundry, cooking, cleaning after crumbs, getting annoyed by the sound of your own voice as you constantly tell the kids to brush their teeth, put on their shoes, stop jumping, etc. Getty Image… Continue reading Making meaning of this not-so-glamorous life of motherhood

Faith journey · Raising kids

Abdominal migraine on our way to Legoland

On our latest vacation, Ellis ended up getting hospitalized for abdominal migraine again. This happened the first day of our long-awaited trekk to Legoland, San Diego. Fortunately our plan involved an overnight stay at my parent's house, because at 1 a.m. I was frantically googling to find a new children's hospital that had extensive experience… Continue reading Abdominal migraine on our way to Legoland

Personal growth · Raising kids

Frenzied day: juggling kids and their needs on a dentist outing

Wednesday started with a frenzy. I was taking both kids to their dentist appointment and I barely slept the night before: too much coffee too late in the evening.  As I grabbed the last minute things to take with me, I realized that Ellis' antibiotic was still in powder form.  She needs to take it… Continue reading Frenzied day: juggling kids and their needs on a dentist outing