Tag archive for "thoughts"

Foreigners vs Locals

Foreigners vs Locals

4 Comments 05 September 2012

When I first came to Singapore 5 years ago, it was a rare sighting to see foreigners (esp caucasians) in the suburb areas. Many foreigners came to Singapore as a high-level expat where their company put them in a luxury apartments in downtown area, with their kids going to the international school, all paid for [...]

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Agree to Disagree, Be Tolerant

Agree to Disagree, Be Tolerant

1 Comment 10 August 2012

Tahun ini adalah tahun ke-15 gue berpuasa di negeri orang. Wow! Pas ngitung2 tadi langsung kaget gedubrakan. Buset.. lama amat yah? Iya sih, ada 2 tahun di tengah2 yang gue bisa berpuasa bareng keluarga di Indonesia, waktu sebelom gue akhirnya pindah ke Singapore kemaren. Tapi in total ya gue sudah merasakan 15 kali berpuasa tidak [...]

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Multitasking is a Myth!

Multitasking is a Myth!

3 Comments 26 June 2012

Last week, I attended a Women Council in my office. This program is to enrich and empower female employees to become leaders within the organization. The statistics say that the percentage of women who were hired into the company was about equal to the number of men. However, as the ladder moves up, less and [...]

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Oh.. Motherhood!

Oh.. Motherhood!

5 Comments 14 June 2012

Semua orang tau, namanya jadi ibu itu susah. Motherhood is the hardest job in the world. Yet, most women cannot wait to be one. Tapi ternyata ada yang lebih susah lagi.. jadi ibu beranak dua! Atau beranak 3 dan seterusnya.. or jadi single parent! Gak kebayang deh emak2 jaman dulu yang anaknya bisa sampe belasan [...]

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Needs vs Wants

Needs vs Wants

3 Comments 15 March 2012

for those who follow me on twitter, must know i often tweet about understanding your needs versus your wants. this term, it may sound easy to understand. in reality, it’s very hard to do. even for me. so it’s like a note to myself while i’m sharing my thoughts to others too. as a woman, [...]

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Taking Babysitter on Weekends, Yes or No?

Taking Babysitter on Weekends, Yes or No?

5 Comments 24 February 2012

***** every time i go visit any shopping malls in Jakarta (sometimes even in Singapore), i would see some small families accompanied with their baby sitters. sometimes the family has a baby sitter for each kid. that means that if the family has two kids, they would take two baby sitters with them when they [...]

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