Category: Life Lessons

Facing Reality

Recently, we have been meeting and chatting with life insurance companies so we can both secure a future for our kids and the surviving spouse should something unfortunate happen to either of us. We are […]

Teaching Kids to Swear

I know how it looks. I know you are judging me right now. I know you are on some kind of a moral high horse, perhaps even justified, praising yourself for having your language firmly under control when kids are around.

The Most Dramatic Change I Ever Made

Submitted to an essay competition in September 2016 – This was my first time writing such a personal essay and my first time submitting one to a competition. Of course, I didn’t win but the […]

Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me? : The Quest for Meaningful Female Friendships

When I first saw the cover of Mindy Kaling’s debut book, ‘Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?’ a few years ago, I felt like she had written that book with me in mind. Except, of […]

Lessons I Learned after a Loss

As regular readers of this blog know, I recently lost my mother. Adapting to life without a mother is really, really hard and not something I thought I would have to learn to do this […]

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