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My Childhood Photos: A Walk Down Memory Lane

Baby Celes, 1985: Me in baby cot with my brother

One of the things I’ve been working on lately is to create my wedding album for my upcoming wedding in May. In the process of doing that, I’ve been digging up my past childhood photos (to showing a growing-up collage of myself and of Ken too). Looking at these childhood photos have been conjuring up…

What to Do When You Live with Angry People: 7 Gentle Tips

Mother preparing food in kitchen

This is the last part of my 5-part anger series, sharing my history with anger, how I have consciously decided to let go of it, along with tips on how you can overcome anger as well. My History with Anger and How I Finally Let Go of It, Part 1: Growing Up in a Household of Anger My…

How To Improve Your Relationship With Your Parents: A Delicate Guide

Mother and daughter hugging

This is the last part of my 4-part series on parents and understanding our relationship with them. How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap How I Found Peace in My Relationship…

How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 3: Revelation and Happiness

Mother and daughter on the field

This is part 3 of my 4-part series on parents and understanding our relationship with them. How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents,…

How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap

Parents and their baby on the field

This is part 2 of my 4-part series on parents and understanding our relationship with them. How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My…

How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish

Family running, having fun

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve never written about my parents or my relationship with them. It’s not by intention; just that there’s never been a reason to write about it. That is, until recently, as I start gaining resolution in…