Joyful Life

  • About Moving - Scoops of Joy

    About Moving

    This post is long overdue. If you’ve followed me on Instagram you’d probably seen some posts that indicated I had moved. Yes, my son and I moved into our own place last December 2016. It is our first place since my divorce.  When I left my ex-husband, I moved straight into my parents’ home and… Read more…

  • Scoops of Joy – 2016 Popular Posts

    Scoops of Joy – 2016 Popular Posts

    2016 has been quite an amazing journey both for Scoops of Joy and for me personally. Looking back, I found that some of my most popular posts are actually posts written some years back. Quite interesting and it made me realize I have some evergreen posts here. But let’s focus for 2016 and without further… Read more…

Single Mommyhood

  • Parenting Without Bubble Wrap

    Parenting Without Bubble Wrap

    For the past few months I’ve carried a huge heavy cloud of fears above my head. It’s invisible to the outside world. I am fortunate to have a partner who truly holds compassion and kindness in his every essence of being. With him I shared my fears. I let my guards down and wept for the… Read more…

  • When Women Speak Up

    When Women Speak Up

    Why do we label women who speak up as an emotional bitch? That she needs to take a chill pill or maybe she’s on her period and on a PMS rampage? Why do we don’t allow these voices to be heard? When Women Speak Up My heart breaks every time I heard the untold stories… Read more…

Travel

  • From Pre-loved to Holiday tickets to Singapore

    From Pre-Loved to Tickets of Fun Holiday in Singapore

    This is a sponsored post in collaboration with OLX and all opinions are genuinely my own. Please refer to my PR Page for more details. After leaving the corporate world and focusing more on working on my own, I have been working non-stop. Life somehow becomes even busier than compare to when I was still working… Read more…

  • Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast Review

    Hot Air Balloon in Gold Coast

    One of the highlights of my visit to the Gold Coast was without a doubt the hot air balloon ride. It was one of the lists on my itinerary that I giddily awaited for like Christmas morning. After a fun day exploring the Hinterland of Queensland, I could hardly tame my excitement because the next… Read more…

Blogging

  • How to Blog Authentically

    How to Blog Authentically

    Why do you blog? Why do you write? Take a moment to truly answer the above questions. For me, I first started blogging back in 2004 as an online journal. Followed by a way to connect with families while we were living abroad. Now, it’s a home for self-reflections and means to share. As bloggers,… Read more…

  • Scoops of Joy – 2016 Popular Posts

    Scoops of Joy – 2016 Popular Posts

    2016 has been quite an amazing journey both for Scoops of Joy and for me personally. Looking back, I found that some of my most popular posts are actually posts written some years back. Quite interesting and it made me realize I have some evergreen posts here. But let’s focus for 2016 and without further… Read more…

Bahasa Indonesia

  • Get your blog ready for 2017

    Tips Mempersiapkan Blog Untuk 2017

    2017 sudah di depan mata. Punya resolusi untuk blogging lebih serius, lebih profesional dan lebih sukses di tahun 2017? If you are ready to take your blogging to the next level, then here are some tips for you. Di bawah ini ada 5 PR gampang untuk mempersiapkan blog kita memasuki tahun 2017. Tips Mempersiapkan Blog… Read more…

  • Revitalift Dermalift L’Oreal Paris Skin Expert

    Arti #UsiaCantik

    Tujuh tahun lalu saat genap memasuki usia 30 tahun saya sempat panik. Panik karena merasa tidak siap berkepala 3! Duh! Segitu naifnya saya waktu itu. Kalau saja saya bisa menasihati diri sendiri mungkin percakapan antara saya di usia 29+ tahun dan usia saya yang sekarang akan seperti ini: 37+ me: “Tau nggak sih perjalanan hidup… Read more…

Fitness & Health

  • Betadine – Antiseptic Soap

    When you hear the brand name Betadine, what do you remember? For me, it is a rather small yellow bottle with dark brownish liquid typically used as part of first aid kit. Betadine Antiseptic Soap I was not aware of the new line from Betadine that is called Betadine Antiseptic Soap. It looks like this:… Read more…

  • Bio-Oil Review | Scoops of Joy

    Review: Bio-Oil and DIY Face Scrub

    I received Bio-Oil in collaboration with Female Daily and Mommies Daily for #BioOilLoveYourSkinandLife blogging competition. All opinions are genuinely my own. Please refer to my PR Page for more details. Having flawless, radiant skin from top to toes has always been every women’s dream, right? We are always on the lookout for different concoctions to get there.… Read more…