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The net worth of a SAHM

  “So you are now staying home to look after your kid?” “Yup.” “Are you planning to go back to work?”   What do you mean am I “planning to go back to work”? I’m working now, ain’t I? 24 hours standby a day, 7 days a week.   No rest, No public holidays, No “damn, can I change an alarm clock?” The daily reminder of a totally dependent, hungry/whiny child starts at 630 am every day.   If I’m the one looking after someone else’s kid in say, a childcare centre or as a nanny, I can earn up … Continue reading The net worth of a SAHM

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Smiling through Tears

“So young start school already ah? You bear to do it?” I’ve been hearing this from various aunties in my neighborhood ever since I started Oliver in playgroup this month at 1.5 years old.   My answer to this is a resolute “Yes.” However, for congeniality’s sake, I usually explain to the concerned party that it’s only for half day, he can make new friends and I can do my work. Win-win situation.   At what age is it appropriate to send a child to school? I think it really depends on the individual.   For me, to keep my … Continue reading Smiling through Tears