The Last Time

Whenever I see TaeRi, I cannot disregard her unusual birth. Holding her tiny hands in mine is an incredible almost sacred experience. No, she will not be idolised but she will be loved! 😀 As I was composing my congratulatory note to accompany the flowers which I’ve ordered from Floral Garage Singapore for Ryan, Valerie … Continue reading

Nothing Beats How My Korean Drama Princess Enters The World!

There’s nothing more dramatic if not traumatic on the arrival of our little princess TaeRi about the way she enters the world! Valerie said that the pavement onto which she had given birth was like a homicide scene! In retrospect, it could actually be quite daunting if one were to stumble on it when the … Continue reading

Surprise! I’m TaeRi 태리 :)

But… But… There was no appointment. Can you believe it? The stork delivered without making prior arrangement! This has never happened to anyone in my family (extended inclusive) even though Vanessa, my younger daughter, was nearly born before arrival nearly 3 decades ago. In Australia, around four to five in 1,000 births are recorded as … Continue reading

Lessons From My Grandson

My elder grandson turned 18 months today. No longer the centre of his parents’ universe with the arrival of his younger sibling but he’s maturing… Taejin has taught me kindness by sharing his binky, which by the way is his most prized possession, straight from his mouth and popping it into his crying baby brother’s … Continue reading

Renri (人日) Brings Me Tae Yang 태양 To Cherish And Love!

Today is 人日 (Renri) and therefore in accordance to the Chinese legend, it is everybody’s birthday! It is also the official day to 捞起 (Lo Hei). But you know what? My elder daughter is now in the maternity ward coz the stork is delivering my second grandson! Tae Jin is now a hyung, meaning big … Continue reading

2 Years Ago Today!

Who would have guessed that 2 years ago today, I would be celebrating Mother’s Day as a grandma! While I am still unsure about liking the upgrade of my status, I am definitely delighted with my little cheeky TJ. He’s such a bundle of joy and I do cherish every minute whenever I take care … Continue reading

Courage and Determination

Hi, I’m Lizzie. I have an undiagnosed syndrome. Only 3 people in the world have it. I was told I would never amount to anything. Everyday is a struggle. Being judged by strangers isn’t easy. In high school I was labeled “The World’s Ugliest Woman” on Youtube. The video has over 4 million hits …and … Continue reading

V Day!

How would you feel if someone tells you bluntly in your face that they think your child is slow and will not be able to make it into a mainstream school? Well, my daughter’s teacher said that right smack in my face, when my little girl was 9 years old. I was at home preparing … Continue reading