Tag Archive: Education

Don’t call me a good mother

Don’t call me a good mother. For being good somehow means doing all the “right things”. And to be honest, I’m not necessarily all that concerned about doing the “right things”. I’m more… Continue reading

The Housewife’s Guide to Tackling Poverty

“O Children of dust! Tell the rich of the midnight sighing of the poor…” ~ Baha’u’llah I once saw a child barely two years old sitting on a heap of wet filth sifting… Continue reading

World Peace – A Housewife’s Perspective

“Let your vision be world-embracing and not confined to thine own self…. The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.” ~ Bahá’u’lláh (1817-1892) For as long as I could remember, I… Continue reading

The Talisman

I will give you a talisman. Whenever you are in doubt or when the self becomes too much with you, apply the following test: Recall the face of the poorest and weakest man… Continue reading

I see You

Every child needs to see someone’s eyes light up in recognition, with a look which says, “I see you, and you matter to me.”   At some point, almost every child, youth and adult… Continue reading

Memoirs of a Kampung Girl – The Age of Innocence

I went to an all-girls Convent School at the age of seven and spent twelve years being nurtured within the Catholic order of duty, discipline and allegiance to our alma mater, God, nation and countrymen. Within these… Continue reading

A Mother’s Wishlist for a Better World

We will teach our children to be less star struck by fame, glitz and glamour and more in awe of those who labour patiently and passionately behind the scenes championing the cause of the frail, needy and… Continue reading