Joline Lim comes from both a Chinese and Indian background (Chin-dian!). Living in Singapore, which is a very competitive environment with a huge focus on academic achievement, Joline has embraced Gentle Parenting, but felt that there is much to learn from a variety of experts and approaches. As she embarked on her learning journey to be the kind of parent she wants to be for her kids, she launched The Learning Parent SG. Continue reading PODCAST: A Chin-dian Parent in Singapore
Politics, like religion, is super tricky. It’s about beliefs, values, and loyalty. Us vs Them. People are “brainwashed” by powers using the subtle but strong messages. I’ve seen more and more parenting sites get political and I’m tentatively trying out my own political voice. Continue reading Finding My Political Voice
In 2020, my boys have probably clocked more time in front of the screen than they have accumulated in the previous decade. Part of me wants to berate myself for letting it get out of hand. You know, for being a bad mom. Continue reading Screen Time in COVID Days
As my mental health was going down the tubes over the past 5 years, my house was a constant source of stress and pain. Continue reading Life Decluttered
I would like to flip the Do More with Less mentality to more a Reflect and Rest approach, which ironically allows us to do more with less in the longer run. Continue reading Doing “More with Less” Does Not Work!
Reuse, recycle, and repurpose. COVID challenge results in creative problem solving! Continue reading From Changing Table to Standing Desk!
For anyone dealing with any sort of mental health challenge, we struggle with what some may describe as procrastination or laziness. Continue reading Starting My Day with Making the Bed
Authentic (and brutally honest), Jonathan and Annie Su share their Sandwich Parenting experiences in our podcast. They live their lives THEIR way, not necessarily the way they were brought up. They balance the best of East and West to parent their three amazing children. Continue reading PODCAST: “Perfect Chinese Son” to “Backpacking Bum”
Today, I channel John Krasinski: I will do my very best no matter what my job, I will find the fun and be kind to everyone, I will do my job no matter big or small. Continue reading Channeling John Krasinski
As a Chinese-American and daughter of a pastor, Iris Chen played by the rules and succeeded, but felt that those (impressive) achievements didn’t quite have meaning in her life. She is now on a journey of Untigering. Continue reading PODCAST: Untigering!