My Pink 6 year old Surfer

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My Pink Surfer Girl, at 6 years of age

Yes, this is my pink surfer girl! Continue reading

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Who Says?

As a mother to two adorable daughters, I am humbled each day by their presence. I mean, they used to be just that miracle of life which blossomed from a minute uncertainty to vivid reality. Such that, as they grow up before my eyes, I wish I can protect them and shelter them in all ways I can. However, when they start to set out themselves into the real harsh world, it is a fact that it will be their own battle. Continue reading

23 Best Things About Being a Kid, says the Kids

Don't Grow Up. It's a Trap.

Yes! Don’t Grow Up! It’s a Trap! We saw these prints on a shirt for kids. Danger was at the back.

I admit! Adulting is kinda hard. And I just wish sometimes that I am back to being a kid. Don’t you? I mean, I reckon that when one becomes a grown up, naturally, we want to become more responsible. As well as more in control and careful with our actions. What is more challenging is – when you’re a grown up, you have bills to pay!

So, to remind us once again on how great is it to be kids, here are statements from the kids themselves:  Continue reading

Who Controls the Dice?

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I can’t believe how the Snakes and Ladders game can be a great source of enlightenment!

My two daughters were playing Snakes and Ladders. Just when Miss 3 year-old was almost catching up with her elder sister, she landed on number 14. A number that depicts a big snake waiting to devour her and made her slide back to space number 4. Yup! 10 steps backward. That’s why she got so upset.

Then, they had this exchange – Continue reading

I am My Daughter’s Apprentice

child's artwork photoHere are a few artworks created lovingly by my 7 year old daughter, who has never undergone a formal art education. This is her first attempt in creating a portrait of herself and our family. Continue reading

Take Life One Step At A Time

It’s singing time again here at Love Letters and Thoughts! We wish to share another inspirational song here with you…One that will remind us “to take one step at a time” and let stress and anxiety plummet down. What is best with the future is it comes one day at a time. According to Kody Kiplinger – “You can’t control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen.”  Continue reading

Life is Hard but Easy for a Child

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“Mama, I know you’re sad with what happened. Don’t be! I already forgive him!”

My heart is in rage as I found out that my daughter has been bullied in school. It’s something that all parents don’t want their children to experience.

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Envy and Self Compassion

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Lately, as I bring my child to school and attend their various activities, I feel a certain ill feeling of jealousy over other kids receiving certain weekly awards while my daughter hasn’t yet. I don’t know why until I asked myself – Why do we envy others? Is it normal? Continue reading

Only Few Friends are for Lifetime

My feeling now is better than when I was writing my last blog post – “Don’t Forget To Say I Love You“. My husband is recovering fast and thank God for the gift of friends and pals “online” who are able to journey with us in this ordeal.

Wait what? — “Online” friends? Yes, you have read it right! Continue reading

Leave The Past, Today Life Begins

Herewith is another inspirational song that reminds us to make the best of today. As the saying goes “Yesterday is History, Tomorrow is a Mystery, Today is a Gift, that’s why we call it Present.” Today is indeed a gift as we are given the chance to make beautiful tomorrows. “The Past is behind, there is nothing we can do about it, so Learn from it; The Future is ahead, Prepare for it; The Present is here, Live it.Continue reading