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Pain makes you strong

6 Jun 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Bala

When we were kids, we were mostly protected by our parents and family. They take care to the extent that we don't even get to harm ourselves due to ignorance. As we grow up, we continue to get such thing and it is a good thing because we have always...

Twists of time: unexpected paths in midlife.

22 May 2024 4 minute read 0 comments Brittany_Aus Explorers

Well it’s been a while—as a family living life on the road there are plenty of challenges, and excuses, and so, putting thoughts down, 2 fingers at a time on a keyboard, is the first thing to take a back seat. I’ve begun to steer myself back on cours...

Why be a Parent?

22 May 2024 4 minute read 4 comments cryotosensei

Now that I have been in the business of parenting for a longer time, I realise how it is the antithesis of freedom and fun, two personal values I hold dearly. No, parenting is just not fun. Take a look at my nightly routine. Pick children up from ch...

Educating the kids about the importance of Financial Independence

23 Apr 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Bala

Children these days are getting exposure to many things and compared to the previous generations, they are all fast and learning many things at a very young age. When we say that, it is also important for them to have financial knowledge. It is never...

What do you like about your kids?

14 Apr 2024 1 minute read 0 comments cryotosensei

There comes a point in time when you realise that your children are their own people. That their personalities are distinct from yours. That you heave a sigh of relief because you are not raising little monsters. Though if you are dealing with human...

From Insecurities to Empowerment(?): My journey as a midlife Dad.

8 Apr 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Brittany_Aus Explorers

At 44, and with one daughter from a previous relationship, I thought my years of having more kids were behind me. Not so much biologically, but with particular respect to, well, just being too old to be having more kids. Or perhaps I was just content...

What do you like about your kids?

7 Apr 2024 1 minute read 0 comments cryotosensei

There comes a point in time when you realise that your children are their own people. That their personalities are distinct from yours. That you heave a sigh of relief because you are not raising little monsters. Though if you are dealing with human...

I’m a superhuman daddy

6 Apr 2024 2 minute read 2 comments cryotosensei

It sounds incredible, but sometimes a random comment from a random netizen can change the way you view life forever. @handsome_latino once shared how he’s now a superhuman, thanks to parenting. Since then, whenever I get stuck in an unenviable paren...

The beginnings of a midlife Dad.

23 Mar 2024 3 minute read 0 comments Brittany_Aus Explorers

I’m a Dad of 3—three girls. All being girls notwithstanding, that’s a fairly standard, nuclear family type of deal I suppose, but I began to veer from that, the most common travelled path, at 48 years of age after having found myself going against th...

They say parenting is an art

21 Mar 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Bala

I have a 3 month old baby in my house. There have been a lot of changes in my personal and professional life ever since my Son came. I believe he will continue to bring us all more Joy and happiness in the family. Some people ask me how I manage ever...