Religion and politics. Those are topics you are supposed to wisely stay away from if you want to maintain peace at family functions or gatherings of friends. Continue reading The Power of Prayer
Do you have a story to share about a Sandwich Parenting moment? What happened? How might you have reacted in the past? What did you learn? Continue reading Share a Story
Depression is like sliding down a hole in the ground. It makes you wonder what’s the point of doing anything, going down is inevitable. Continue reading How Low Will You Go?
Walking the dog and showering. Brushing teeth and driving. What do these things have in common? Continue reading The Rs: Routine and Ritual, Reflection and Restoration
For most of my life, I’ve tried to be more white in order to reduce friction and to survive in this world. I’ve had more than one colleague say “Oh, I totally forget that you’re Chinese.” Continue reading Trading Chinese Pride for White Supremacy
People always tell you to be specific about your goals. The more specific you are, the more likely you can achieve your goals. For the most part, that’s true isn’t it? Continue reading Overdoing Goal Setting
This is a book that I wish all parents could read before they start getting uptight about their children’s education. The premise is that if you let kids be curious, they will be motivated to learn and they will know what they need and want to learn. What a novel concept for me, but wow, it really makes sense now. Continue reading BOOK REVIEW How Children Learn by John Holt
Celebrating 1,000 hits to Sandwich Parenting! Continue reading 1,000 visits! Fried Rice Anyone?
The past month has been incredibly challenging as the feeling of overwhelming stress crashed upon me. There were physical manifestations and mental lows. Many of my friends seem to suffer from this especially during the fall. Continue reading Learning from Overwhelm
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