The 100 Portraits Project

This is Una.  She is the daughter of my childhood friend and gradeschool schoolmate, Geri and her husband, Dan. Una has been accepted at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design.  She has embarked on a  personal initiative to help out her parents fund her art education and practice her skills. Her goal is […]

How to have a rewarding Family/Yaya Partnership

I just had to write this post because of having to help moms on a regular basis about their ordeals about hiring, training and keeping their hired help at home.  It is amazing what chaos it can bring to a family when the household staff are not in order and when there is disharmony among […]

How to turn your picky eater to a hearty eater

I have often been asked about how to make children eat.  It is amazing to find gazillion parents stressing over how to get their children to eat.  One day, as I was about to conduct a parenting seminar, my kids joined me in the car with their friends . I took the liberty of asking […]


This year marks Make Your Own Havaianas’ 10th year anniversary.  Everyone in my family is excited to take part in this fun-filled event where each one is able to customize his/her own unique pair of super comfy Havaianas.  We love going to the launch party but the one thing my kids enjoy the most is […]

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