The come back.

I has been a couple of weeks or more ago since my last post – I know – but, I was busy! I was busy enjoying the summer, enjoy my time off from work which is very rare so I had to enjoy it! To top it off though, i landed a new job again, I know, but this time with much more money! So much more with the same if not less responsibilities. Who wouldn’t want that? The great thing is, I will be starting after the back to school rush, which means, I will be able to take my baby to go to kindergarten on his first day. Amazing timing!

We will make another family trip before then. We do want to optimize our rarely available time and summer season by travelling as much as we can. We wont go that far this time. Just a few days loop road trip to somewhat not too far northern Ontario. I am sure we are going to have so much fun. We all love road trip and be out there escape from city life and daily work life.

Vacation begins in…

3 days from now!

We are going to Cuba! to Cayo Santa Maria. Originally we wanted to go to Europe; Prague and surrounding areas but on the last minutes we decided to go where the beaches are, some where closer than Bali or Lombok Island and somewhere safe! Those vacationers who got killed on vacations freaked us out! And we are travelling with children. Cuba, sounded affordable and close enough, haven’t heard tourists incidents on the news lately on national TVs and we have never been there!

All almost packed. I am basically a light traveller, but after trying to pack light in the past days, it didn’t work out since we are travelling with a pre-schooler and we are going to the country that basically has nothing! As per my reading; we did a lot of readings since this is our first trip there.

So, let me continue with packing and errands. BRB.

 

 

Genius! Or may be not…

My 4 yo explaining how the plane taking off the ground from science point of view.
Me: My son is genius! He is gifted! He will be graduated from college at the age of 13.

Me: explaining days of the week all night and some times during morning, and next evening, so he stops asking what day is it and wether or not its school day.
My 4 yo: Sunday, uhhmm, I dont know!
Me: try again
My 4 yo : Tuesday, monday, uhmmm…
Me: oh God! My son has learning disability!

My son is not very nice person when I am around him.

I have been receiving really good feedbacks from school – preschool, that he is such a smart little person and getting along with other kids. Well, few incidents but he managed not to repeat them again. He is smart, knows stuff beyond his age and all. He also has been a very good boy with his dad. But not with me!

No, I dont spoil him. Well, not that much anyway. He is little me after all.

Here are some of the things he tends to do while he hanging out with me:

1. Tantrums! Could be anywhere from the stores, parks or home or on the street somewhere. While out there, I dont want to add more drama of course, so, I always give him time out and let him finish with his anger. But, when we’re at home, sometimes we fight like an adult. There were times where I refused to talk to him.  Honestly! Sometimes, I just dont know how to handle him. ( where is the manual when you need it!)

2. He is extremely picky eater. Well, not so much at school. He eats almost everything that is served there. You cook delicious meal and then all you hear is; I dont like it. I dont want it. Its so fucking annoying!

3. I have to repeat myself dozens times every single time, I repeat, every single time I ask him to do something, for example, dressing up, clean-up his toys, put away his dishes after meal, brush his teeth, etc. And, oh, he likes to hide too, makes it even more annoying!

4. He doesn’t think I am smart. When I am explaining how things work or how things are made based on book we’re reading, he wouldn’t believe it until his dad confirms. Wtf you know! How the hell did he get there. Although, my husband has theory that he thinks he is an alpha male in the house and he thinks that I am weak as he could get away with things with me. Wth! He is just simply a jerk! Thats what he is. And I certainly dont want him growing up and believes that he is above anyone else on this planet. 

5. He is a liar! Especially when he knows that he will be in trouble. We have been telling him not to lie but no significant progress yet!

6. He does this one basically everywhere! Touching his weewee! There is one point he asked me and his dad on other time to tickle his weewee! And we have been constantly tell him that his body part is not amusement park! He still dont get it! He still does it randomly! While talking to us, or watching tv or movie! Ugh! Man! 

I have a lot more things on my list but I have to put these out there:

1. He is such a grateful person. He is very thankful of new toys, a very good meal. Few days ago, I bought him a couple of Blue Jays shirts and he has been thanking and hugging me for days! Last week, I reminded him to thank his dad for the new toy he bought for him and both of them said he did!

2. He is very well behave when in the restaurant, I must said. He is not as picky eater as he is at home. It is such a pleasure to take him to restaurant and I just love the way he eats.

3. He says he loves me all the time! Just randomly! It is really nice to hear every time he says that. 

4. He seems genuine when he says sorry. It always melts my heart no matter how mad i am with him. That little adorable face. 

I wish i could write all day but if you have reliable parenting guidelines dont be shy to share that with me. All other guides out there are shit because they didn’t work.

 

All I Need is Just Nice Weather on the Weekends in this Summer, Please and Thank You.

It was long weekend in Canada to celebrate Canada 150th. As always, I was not into going anywhere where the crowds are. You know, my anti-social antic is not into that. Not then when I was young and single and not now with a toddler. We planned to celebrate Canada day our own style; you know, go hiking somewhere, or camping, or goto the beach. We have a yearly pass from Halton Region Park so, we can easily go to one of their parks for a hike.

We have been talking about going to the beach! Last time we go, we went to Sandbank Provincial Park https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/sandbanks which is our absolute favorite beach to go to every time we think of a beach or swimming at the lake. We made a reservation to camp there for a couple of nights and we were lucky to get a campsite by the beach! We have been eyeing for a spot by the beach for sometimes, mind you.

But having a toddler is making me nervous about the weather. You want to be good days on camping trip so your kid can have fun!  And you dont want your kid to get sick! Signed him up to pre-school  made him sick often enough. So, I ended up checking the weather so often and it kept changing on us. We ended up go anyway, since we spent money already on campsite reservation and the weather was not that bad. But, of course, we were basicaly only had one good day out of three! We couldn’t go swimming    On the lake either because the water was still too cold to swim in it. 

Anyways, back to this long weekend, we decided to go to Awenda Provincial Park https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/awenda. Its relatively close from home, you know, an hour and a half trip sounds more bearable than the  three hours trip to the beach. We decided not to go on Canada Day because of the shitty weather. We checked the forecast few times that day, seemed like its going to be okay day for beaching on Sunday. So, I was baking, cooking and packing for the prep of the picnic at the beach. 

Of course, again, we were out of luck! We stayed at the beach for an hour and we had to leave! It was cold!, my tot even asked for sweater – thank goodness for my four years of parenting experience, I’ve got all packed and ready for him! The water still too cold to swim in it. And then, it started to rain! We just needed to get out of there! We had to end the suffering from our tot’s face.

What I am trying to say is,  we have pretty short summer here in Canada and we just want to have a nice sunny weather on the weekends because, some of us unable to get out and enjoy the nature outside those days because, some of us have a job to go to! And because, not everyone of us like to go to the mall, or museum or other indoor activities! Its too much to ask, isn’t it?

First blog post

Good morning!

This is my first posting on my new blog and I was thinking people would wonder why am I doing this. Well, I have been thinking to get back on blogging for sometime now, but having a full time job, and a mother of a beautiful smart bratty four years old boy, and all the responsibilities as a domestic Goddes had me thinking “nah, I love enjoying my Netflix on my spare time!”

Hold on, what? back? you said? Yeah, I was blogging before, way way back then, when I had a lot of spare time and of course I quit because, it seems like thats what I am good at.

So, what’s changed!?

I just told my manager to go f%ck herself and quit my job. But, I work in health and safety business either in construction, industrial or manufacturing!  They need me! and I am pretty good at my job too. I was able to find a job within weeks and got myself back into this blogging thing.

Well, this blog is campur aduk. Its Bahasa Indonesia, meaning, mixed of everything. Thats what this blog is about. Mixing of everything! There will be comments on current news, rants, opinions, story of everything. Since I am a mom of a beautiful four years old, be prepared to see many posting about my kid too. Viewer discretion is advised!

Anyways, here I am, having so much sparetime in between job , mothering, housewifing  and wandering and capable of making my husband’s life living hell if I didn’t let it all out.

By the way, Happy Canada Day! Happy 150th! I am forever grateful being part of this great country!

So, enjoy it and thank you for coming!

D|R