Apple Berry Friendship Crumble

Have you ever had one of those friendships where you never really realized what the person was like until you spent a significant amount of time with them? All of a sudden, things become clearer – complaints about their personality and neediness/clinginess become all too apparent and you finally GET why others have ditched the […]

Discipline In The Classroom

Oh that awkward moment when you realize you have to discipline a child in front of their mother! What could be more delightful? …pulling teeth…stubbing your toe…food poisoning… As I am a volunteer English teacher to ESL students of different ages (mostly kids) – some who are mother/children, some who are siblings, and all of […]

Haters Gonna Hate

In Chinese, we have an expression – “xiao ren”; it’s the same in Malay – “orang kecil”. What this translates to is “small person”, referring to the negative people in one’s life who tend to be around just to cause trouble (i.e., Haters). We have all been there right? The bitchy coworker who is particularly […]