G𝙪𝙖𝙧𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙖𝙛𝙛𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙝𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙩, 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙮 𝙖𝙛𝙛𝙚𝙘𝙩 𝙖𝙡𝙡 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙖𝙧𝙚.
I didn’t want to have children. As the only child growing up in China, I was often told how burdensome I was by my mom, especially when she’s angry at me about something. I’m sure she had her point. An ambitious career woman as she was, to have me must’ve brought her much inconvenience in pursuing her perceived success in life. She loved me … Read More The Confession of a Mom (a Former Evolutionist )
Every once in a while, I get to have a couple of hours “alone time” when my husband is able to watch our one-year-old son. I would carry a cloth bag with a notebook, pens, high lighters, books, sometimes a laptop to go to a café or the local library, where I could sit, muse, read or write. It’s something I do over and … Read More A Search for Peace
Our first born son Caleb turned one last week! What a milestone for new parents! What I had hoped to do was to take some time reflecting the first year of my motherhood through the photos and videos we took over the year, only if we didn’t end up rushing into hospital emergency room with our son 4 days prior his birthday. Caleb had … Read More Plow in Season
I was woken up by the baby’s crying at 4:50 am, and it was the non-stop, continual kind of cry, which meant my baby was hungry. My beloved husband got up from our warm cozy bed and went to the crib. He took the baby out and brought him to me. I fed him. Then the baby went back to sleep, so did we. … Read More What I’ve Learnt as a New Mom
We just said goodbye to Thanksgiving and already the sweet Christmas vibes is in the air. I can’t believe how fast this year has been. As I’m sitting in my comfy sofa-chair in the living room, thinking about this year, I realised how full and wonderful it has been to us and how much I’ve learnt and grown. Graduating from seminary, being pregnant, learning … Read More My Gift of Thanksgiving