• Life lessons I have learnt from observing my children
    Life Lessons

    Five things I learnt from my children

    On my birthdays, my father would always slyly quip, “Dah tua tapi perangai macam budak-budak (You’re a year older, but you never grow up).” Every year, without fail, well into my 40s. I used to find that annoying. I always thought that I was a very well-behaved kid growing up. Well, mostly. When it comes to my favourite food, I can be a bit irritable, but that’s a story for another blog post. I didn’t realise what he actually meant until I had my children. There are so many things that children can teach us. We often try so hard to conform to societal expectations as adults that we have forgotten how to bring joy, love, hope and meaning to life. These are…