Entries in the Category 'General'

5.8 Earthquake in Chino Hills

July 29th, 2008 / 5 Comments

I live about 5 miles from Chino Hills where the earthquake just hit this morning. I’ve lived in Southern California most of my life, and it’s still rather disconcerting every time we have an earthquake. And we still don’t have an emergency plan, not smart. Here is some good advice from Quake Kare: If you’re […]

Anti-Aging Products Giveaway

July 6th, 2008 / 22 Comments

To celebrate my new theme, I am doing my first Giveaway. I am so excited! One of the most important aspect of being a good parent in raising good kids is to keep ourselves in good spirits. For this contest, AminoGenesis and Frownies are providing products that help us moms rejuvenate our skin. Looking and […]

New Theme!

June 24th, 2008 / 4 Comments

How do you like the new look of this blog? You might’ve figured that pink is one of my favorite colors. Thank you David, my designer and good friend, Mike, my better half and tech support, Amy, my daughter for the great logo, and Elliot, my son for believing in me. I am going to […]

A new design coming!

June 11th, 2008 / No Comments

The beautiful site you see here was designed by my friend David. And now, he is redesigning it for me! I am so excited! Be ready to see a new design here shortly. By the way, did I ever tell you that the logo you see on the banner and on my podcasts was drawn […]

Cyber bullying

June 5th, 2008 / 3 Comments

The spirit of meanness comes out in the best of us when we can be mean while remaining anonymous. Just look at ourselves when we drive. We feel little hesitancy in cursing other drivers and giving them dirty looks or gestures, while remaining inside the safety and privacy of our cars,  Most of us wouldn’t […]

When losing is good

May 22nd, 2008 / 3 Comments

Is it always bad to feel bad? Today’s post is the first in a series about how negative situations can in fact be good for our children. Whether your kids are in soccer, basketball, football, or any other competitive sport, it’s hard to stand by and watch your children lose, isn’t it? My cousin’s son […]

It’s good to volunteer

May 14th, 2008 / 5 Comments

If we were to count up volunteer hours in a community, I bet it would add to to an impressive amount. Last Friday, I spent almost 4 hours at my daughter’s middle school selling food at their field day activities. There were more than a dozen of us parents helping out, some were there all […]

Encouragement to parents

May 9th, 2008 / 3 Comments

Do you know that parents suffer from an occupational hazard? It’s called low self esteem. We beat up on ourselves whenever our children do anything wrong. If they go wild in the store, or do poorly in school, or won’t eat their vegetables, we feel that we’ve somehow failed as a parent. There always seems […]

Making your home inviting

May 5th, 2008 / 7 Comments

As a parent, we are concern with who our children’s friends are, aren’t we? We know that their peers have a strong influence on the way our children will turn out. What is the best way for a parent to see who your children hang out with and what they are like when they are […]

Balanced dinner conversation

April 11th, 2008 / 4 Comments

“I feel left out when you guys talk. I don’t know what you are talking about.” As the third and youngest child, my daughter is 6 years behind our second child and 7 1/2 years behind her older brother. At the dinner table, we would be talking about getting ready for college when she is […]