Top 5 things you wish you could tell your mother-in-law

Sure, she only has the best intentions in mind when she comes over almost everyday and unmindfully moves things around the house.  But sometimes this habit tends to be an irritating pain in the arse, and you're left helplessly sitting in a corner, … [Continue reading]

Dealing with negative emotions

I have a confession to make.  I sometimes tend to be a negative person.  Negative, not in terms of polarity, but in attitude.  I am so inclined to make mountains out of molehills.  What makes me feel worse is the fact that this negativity rubs off on … [Continue reading]

The Dangers of Third-Hand Smoke

We’ve all heard about second-hand smoke, but I guess, not really a lot of people are aware of third-hand smoke. Hmmm, sometimes makes you think that there should be a “second-aid kit” as a natural progression from first aid…Anyways… So, what is … [Continue reading]

Insecurity is the root of all evil

They say money is the root of all evil, right? So is insecurity. It is the wellspring of all things negative. Once it hits you, it takes control of every aspect of your personality, and in turn, affects your relationships. It seeks to destroy, … [Continue reading]

Shared custody: the good and the bad

I felt a slight pinch in my heart this afternoon as I walked my daughter to her father’s car, when he came over to pick her up for his weekend “visitation right”. That’s something I have to cope with each and every week. My ex-husband and I signed … [Continue reading]

What you need to know about Pepper

If I have been blessed with an angelic voice, I would definitely be singing Disney Aladdin’s “A Whole New World” to my heart’s content right now, as I feel that I have been transported to a new world of friendship and sisterhood.  Blogging has opened … [Continue reading]

First Day Jitters: How to Cope

This is one party I’m not enjoying at all. For several days now, butterflies have been fluttering about and partying like mad inside my stomach. Needless to say, this has caused me gastric discomfort at so many levels. Why am I nervous as hell? … [Continue reading]

How and when to introduce your kids to someone you’re seriously dating

You’ve been going out with this guy, er, man for quite some time now, and you feel you want to add a new dimension to your relationship by introducing him to your kid. Slow down, cowgirl! Letting your child in on your romantic endeavors is easier … [Continue reading]

How to help your child make friends

It's always a delight to witness our kid playing alone with his Lego blocks, as he unknowingly develops his creativity. They say that a child at play is seriously at work, so we do everything in our power to support our child as he plays. … [Continue reading]

Tips on Choosing a Good School Bag

With school opening just around the corner, our kids are getting helplessly excited once more. You could feel excitement in the air as they make a roll call of old friends they look forward to seeing again on the first day of school. As … [Continue reading]