Special feeling ...

(I posted this blog on the other blog last year but it contains a very nice message so I thought I share this with all of you here at blogher.com) Often times, something special or someone special will touch your heart and all of sudden, http://journeyofmylifendestiny.blogspot.com/2011/11/special-feeling.html  ...more

Where are our manners ...

Ever since email, internet and cell phone have been unveiling, we found ourselves doing more and more things at once....more
I must admit for the past one month, I wasn't at my best manner. I have been on my computer ...more

Half empty or half full ... your choice ..

Scientifically, whichever way you look at it, the volumes stay the same. The glass contains half of the liquid, so it could be half empty or half full. But, if we look at things philosophically, it is totally a different issue....more
Do you think if we are looking at things positively, we probably would tend to give positive ...more

Perfect to me ...

"A penny for my thoughts, Oh no, I'll sell em' for a dollar They're worth so much more after I'm a goner and maybe then you'll hear the words I've been singing ...more
I found this article ... Cupertino residents may remember the suicide of a Monta Vista High ...more

Journey of learning: Quest for an 'A' or knowledge?

Brother in law of mine commented in my last post re: Motivation and us. He brought up an excellent point which inspired me to write about this topic: Journey of learning! How do we ensure that the journey of learning doesn't become a quest for an 'A.’ But for knowledge?  ...more

Who says I am a typical mom!

Today, my girl, who is fourteen, told me that there is this dance event in her school. She said she is not going and would rather stay home watching kung-fu episodes with us. Most moms would have been happy to know that their girls are not party type. Yes. I am!http://journeyofmylifendestiny.blogspot.com/2011/10/i-am-not-typical-mom.html...more

I am with you every step of the way …

“Mommy, do you think I will have a night-mare tonight?”“No, you will not, Baby Boo.”“Are you sure, Mommy?”“Yes! Because I will be there in your dream to protect you.”“Okay. Good nite and love you, Mommy!”“Good nite and love you , Baby Boo,” And she didn't have the night mare that she had on the night before....more

Advice from mom of special needs child falls on deaf ears

Today while we were getting ready to go to a birthday party for an autistic child who plays on my son's special needs baseball team, I was reminded of something that has been particularly painful here and there over the years. And the thing is, I'm not sure if what I think is happening is actually happening, or if I'm being too sensitive. If I am being too sensitive, that would be a new thing for me....more

Rule Book for Parenting - Err on the Side of Love

     My mom told me today that parenting would be a lot easier if it came with a rule book.  It would be lots easier, but it wouldn't be nearly as much fun.  Parenting is one of the areas that I break nearly all the rules.    ...more

Failure is good

Since when did letting your child fail become a direct reflection of your ability to parent well?Failure is good.  Not in the Gordon Gekko kind of way but it is a lesson not to be taken lightly.  As a highly organized mum of four who stays on top of her children's academic and extra-curricular activities, I sometimes have to remind myself that there are benefits to failure.  I would even go so far as to say that at times I welcome failure. ...more