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May 30, 2019

They say that too much of anything is not a good thing. Well maybe except for baby scent. But I will be honest - I find it impossible to find any extra energy within me to do or talk any further kid-related thing outside the 25 hours a day I spend with my kids at home,...

May 22, 2019

Maybe the pencil we hold 
while writing the story of our lives
has an eraser tip
not so much to get rid of
the parts we don’t like,
but to remind us that our days  
will always be made
of beautiful mistakes
and lessons so great.

Like the shade of red my daughter used 

May 16, 2019

Sometimes, when you can't get around to the puzzles in your life, you might as well bite a piece and laugh it off with a loved one. Zikir on your fingers helps too.


P/S - Fret not, no pieces of the puzzle were actually consumed throughout this session. Below are some...

May 12, 2019

There were two places I wanted to transport myself to on the day I found out I was going to become a mother - on the bed next to my mother, and at the Parenting section of my favourite bookstore on the corner.

I imagined myself taking notes and compiling them into a jou...

May 6, 2019

My most favourite memory of hunger

was every day of my childhood

when I would be comforted by the whiff

of my mother's cooking

and then be surprised by a favourite dessert 

she didn't mention she was preparing.

Isn't it beautiful

that we're given opportunities to be


May 3, 2019

In one of my most sleep-deprived moments, I remember casually replying to my five-year-old saying “it’s okay” when asked if Pinkie Pie lived in Malaysia. I obviously did not listen to her question, was half asleep, or guiltily wasn't too bothered, God knows. But I laug...

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