Showing posts from January, 2016

Parenting Quote

"Don't treat your child as they are children of all time."

In search of our "second home"

  (Picture from here ) My family had a plan to move to Jogja this year. My husband and I are trying (quite hard--LOL) to find a house to rent. Since his letter of acceptance is out, we're still haven't find the house yet--the house we desire most. Whereas, we just need a small house with a proper kitchen, a garage, fence (for the sake of toddler's security), and... not too expensive. Nor too cheap. We have some budgets that maybe not be as high as other families do. Somehow we optimist we can find a proper home we've been dreaming of. Since the properties rate in this small city is approach as expensive as Jakarta, we understand how much to put our standard. I have to say, Jogja is changing a lot. Some areas have become more populous. Hundreds of motorcycles are everywhere. Traffic jam makes you insane. I never find our self out of the parking lot until we visited campus last year. Thus, you can find hotels and apartments on every single main street. Compare t

Sleepy head says...

(picture from here ) My current favorite thing is bedtime with the kids (hellaw all the sleepy heads out there!). I love being on the bed with a clean and neat sheet, and of course laying-laughing with them. Yes, the bed should be clean and the sheet should be neat--with a little pull here and there.  I feel so peacefully that way. But this (sleeping with two kids beside me) won't happen if my husband is at home. Our bedtime formerly is separated and take much time longer because we have to wait for him arrived home (having his dinner and take a bath). If lucky, he could join us and have a little time together. Without their father, I can manage the bedtime earlier. But first, I have to make sure my daughter's homework has finished and ask her to brush her teeth quickly. Then make the bed and get some bottles of milk for the boy. So the bedtime is still around thirty past eight, or at nine on the weekend. When two kids sleeping aside, it takes some time to