How the Kids helped in Family Planning

July 2nd, 2012

One afternoon after picking the kids up from school, Gaby happily announced that the Mom of her supposed BFF (she has several BFF’s) was going to have a baby. Her BFF is an only child and is, according to Gaby, “super excited” to have a sibling.

On this note, Gaby announced that she too wanted a sibling. This was seconded by Adi who is this close to being sick and tired of being the youngest in the family.

Both agreed that a baby brother was in order.

This is what happened next….

Gaby : “Talk to Papa, we want a brother!”
Me : “You sure you want Mama to get pregnant again? I won’t be able to go around with you na.”
Adi : “It’s ok. We  […]  Continue Reading

Air Mail

October 13th, 2011

Once upon a time, there was an art called letter writing and sending mail via the mail man or air mail. This involved a sheet of paper, a pen, an envelope and some stamps.  Gone are those days. Today, mail is sent via email and messages are sent via text messaging. And Facebook makes connecting with friends even easier.

But if you ask me, there’s still nothing like a well written note and letter. Reading a personally handwritten message really has a different feel.

Such is the case of the message I got via air mail a few days ago. I mean this in the literal sense.


look at what flew in […]  Continue Reading