Archive of ‘Matthew’ category

“Because I Said So”

http://matthewsmomma.wordpress.com/2014/10/16/because-i-said-so/ 35 years old, that’s the milestone I’ve reached today. While I actually care neither about age nor birthdays, I do enjoy using them to take stock of where I am in life. And today, is most definitely, a “fail” day, rather quickly too, even before the page to the next chapter has settled from […] Read more…

Three’s A Crowd, No More.

http://matthewsmomma.wordpress.com/2014/10/11/threes-a-crowd-no-more-2/ Dear Matthew, For two years and 10 months, Daddy and I have had a third party in our room, one who has occupied our marital bed and quite literally, come in between us way too often – YOU. There were many times when we had lamented your overwhelming presence of arms and legs (punches and kicks) […] Read more…

KPIs vs “Stop & Smell the Roses”

http://matthewsmomma.wordpress.com/2014/10/02/kpis-vs-stop-smell-the-roses/ Not too long ago, the issue of KPIs for the kids was raised to me, to which I felt puzzled by, only to realise later why it was that I felt that way – I have no KPIs for the kids. Not yet anyway, since they are really just… babies. Hopes? I have plenty, […] Read more…

A Chip Off the Old Block

http://matthewsmomma.wordpress.com/2014/09/24/a-chip-off-the-old-block/ He silenced me first with a look that made my heart skip a beat, and then kissed me firmly on my lips. Right there in the elevator that we were riding up to our house, I fell in love with him all over again. I don’t even remember what I was talking about, but […] Read more…

The Things You Don’t See

Gone are the days when I could faithfully upload a “Matthew in the Morning” or “An Emma A Day”; blogging too, has become an exercise routine I long to fulfil but mostly fail at keeping up. Why? Largely because the toddler is consuming all my energy. This bouncing ball of energy who talks a lot […] Read more…

Bedtime: Heaven or Hell?

Once upon a time, bedtime routines used to be my favourite part of the day. That was when there was just Matthew to read and sing to, pray and cuddle with. These days, bedtime is just getting ridiculously painful and difficult. I’m actually blogging just to retreat into some writing space, to reclaim a bit of […] Read more…

You’ve Got To Be Kidding. Yup. Exactly.

A good friend thought of me when her office was preparing a book to feature personal stories about the realities of parenthood, complete with its joys and challenges. The book’s commissioned by the National Population and Talent Division, in partnership with BooksActually and DDB Group Singapore. It was launched in March by Minister Grace Fu, who […] Read more…

“I love you right up to the moon… and back”

http://matthewsmomma.wordpress.com/2014/05/13/i-love-you-right-up-to-the-moon-and-back/ Dear Matthew, As we lay in bed tonight, the way we do every night, with me feeling equally blessed to be mother to you and Emma, and also increasingly vexed with you continuing to roll about – and getting up and down – instead of going to sleep, you did something to turn the odds […] Read more…

A Choice of Mummies?

http://matthewsmomma.wordpress.com/2014/02/27/475/ 4am today: Matt wakes up sobbing brokenly, with big, fat tears rolling down his cheeks as he heaves and cries. It took me a while to make sense of what he was saying and it was either, “I don’t want other mummy!!!” or “I want other mummy!!!” He was trying to wriggle free of […] Read more…

Sharing Secrets, Revealing Truths.

This is my son. He is 26 months old. He has recently grown into what I call, a “full-blown running and talking toddler” because now he rattles on and surprises me everyday with quips of his own (he is cheeky by nature), a proper understanding of real words (like when he says “I want both” when asked to […] Read more…

1 2 3 4 5