Category Archives: Family

My timid mouse

Ladies and gentlemen. My daughter. Sigh. I hope we can one day describe her as a lion heart but at the moment she seems to be a bit of a timid mouse. It’s going to be a battle of nature … Continue reading

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The Mister away

So The Mister is out of the country for 2.5 weeks for work. Before he left, I jokingly asked him how he felt about having a holiday from home because he does A LOT at home. He spoils me dreadfully … Continue reading

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Greatest blessings

There. Right there.  My life’s greatest blessings. ❤️  Happy two months old my sweet little girl. May you grow up in the profound security of the knowledge that you are deeply loved. 

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My Superman 

The one advice every parent repeated to us before Miss Deng arrived was to sleep as much as possible. And I did listen to them! I had my fill of daily 10 hour sleep, which I miss.  Some nights back, … Continue reading

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The Arrival of Miss Deng Part 2

I wanted to capture the details of Miss Deng’s arrival and the reflections and emotions of it all. But after writing and rewriting it several times, with plenty of interruptions to my flow of thoughts from a demanding baby, I … Continue reading

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Homeschooling – the early journey

The first time I heard of the term “homeschool” was when I was in my early 20s, when I met a lady in Malaysia with 5 impressively well-behaved and intelligent children. She had resigned from a high-flying corporate banking career to … Continue reading

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Baby gifts

Yay! Toys for Baby Deng! Thanks Aunty I! We haven’t bought anything for Baby Deng yet because people have been giving us most of the things we need. My landlord gave us a baby crib, we’ve had a mountain of … Continue reading

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