Personal Musings

Can Music Be A Viable Career in Singapore?

Can Music/Dance/Art Be a Viable Career in Singapore?

How many people have been able to successfully make a sustainable and viable career in the performance and visual arts scene in Singapore? Viable meaning able to support a basic nuclear family comfortably. Are we too practical a lot? Or too unimaginative a lot? Or is it only for the young and single people?  Read more…

Do we still need a Titus 2 woman in our life?

Do We Still Need a Titus 2 Woman?

We are living in the 21st Century. Do we still need a Titus 2 Woman in our lives? In this day where any information can easily be had in one click, it may seem that there is no longer a need for a Titus 2 Woman in our lives. But I beg to differ. Sure we can get information easily now. But there is nothing like a **real-life** person you can share life with. Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

If I Can, You Can, Too!

So, lately I have heard the same thing over and over while reading up on blogging and health: If I can do it, you can too! Er…Nope. Yes, please do share your take on how something worked for you, but please do not think it is THE solution for the whole world. Because there is no one product or procedure that works for everyone. Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Dishing Out Advice When You Have a Large Family

There are lots of people out in the Internet world dishing out advice on anything and everything. And I know that people expect that someone with more children than them to be wiser than them. But that is not necessarily true. I have two pieces of advice for you. Especially as you walk through the teen years with your children. Read more … Read more…

Who determines what is beautiful?

Covered in the Straits Times recently was a syndicated newspaper article from NY Times about the number of Venezuelan women who undergo plastic surgery to change the way they look in order to look beautiful. And then closely following that was a syndicated AFP report on the increasing numbers of teen girls and women having genital cosmetic surgery […] Read more…

The High Price of University Education in Singapore

According to the article, “How to fund your child’s education”, in today’s Sunday Times (12 August 2012), we would need S$36,000 for a 4-year, non-medical degree now and S$55,218 in 20 years’ time. And if the child cannot make it into any of our local universities or wants to do a course unavailable locally, a 4-year, non-medical US […] Read more…

Playing God again

So by now, everyone would have read the article in Friday’s Straits Times, entitled, “Freezing eggs could reverse falling birth rate”. There are so many things that are wrong with this idea that I don’t even know where to begin! Yes, on the surface, this makes sense. But the Bible warns us TWICE that : […] Read more…

Did we waste our education when we decided to stay home with our children?

Have we wasted our education?

Has the government and our parents wasted their money on those of us who have chosen to raise our children ourselves rather than farm them out? Are women better employed at the workplace than at home nurturing and loving their children? Read more…

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