Archive of ‘Single Mommyhood’ category

Kartini and Single Moms Indonesia

Kartini movie

Last week our support group was invited to attend the Kartini movie premier. It was our first invitation as a community and I couldn’t be more proud also thankful to Prudential Indonesia for having us. Kartini The Movie For my non-Indonesian readers, Kartini is a prominent female heroine of Java, Indonesia. In her short life,… Read more…

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…

Motherhood a Decade Later

Happy 10th Birthday

It’s that time of the year where I get fairly sentimental. My son turned 10 today. Double digit milestones! As he enters this new age, it means I’ve been someone’s mother for the past 10 years. A decade seems like a long time yet it seems to be flying by quickly. He grows right in… Read more…

Your Stories Matter

Owning our story

As our support group – Single Moms Indonesia – is growing rapidly, I am hearing more and more stories from members of their heartaches and pain. With 135 members spread across Indonesia and some overseas, there are bound to be stories that pull on your heartstrings the most. I found myself going through old blog… Read more…

The Joy of Weekend Getaway

Liburan Berdua

It’s been ages since the last time I went on a vacation alone with my boy. The last time we travel together was back in 2009 when we traveled back to visit his grandparents in Florida before we flew to Guangzhou, China to be with his father. A was only 2 years old back then.… Read more…

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