parenting

“Pink” College

(old post from 2007) Kate loves watching Blue’s Clues and especially one episode, “Steve goes to college”. So tonight, instead of reading she wanting me to tell her all about college. I used this perfect timing to tell her about learning and doing well in school. Kate: “Is there a pink college? I want to […]

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parenting

C: Will I hate you when I’m a teenager?

The original post was in 2005 when C. was 5 years old. A few days ago, C asked “Dad, will I hate you as a teenager?” I was a bit caught off guard.  I told C that it’s possible that when kids grow into their teenage years, their hormones could change, and they will be testing the […]

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inspiration, parenting

I Believe In Consistency And Persistence

Many aspects of my life are based on 2 simple concepts: consistency and persistence. I have been working for Yahoo! as a software engineer for over 11 years now.  I have consistently delivered  results regardless of what project I work on.   My co-workers and management can trust me with the most important projects.  Without fail, […]

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parenting

30 Minutes Of Focus Time For Children And Adults

I spent Christmas night and the day after Christmas with my parents and my sister’s 2 kids. A 2 year old girl “C”. and 4 year old boy “M”. We all spent the morning filled with sounds of the TV and the new Nintendo games the kids got for Christmas. Thirty minutes before we are […]

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parenting

5 Positive Stories I Read To C. On Christmas

I loved these 5 stories from the Chronicle this morning and I read them to C. for her bedtime reading Castro garage draws out Christmas wishes Yiying Lu makes splash with Twitter’s ‘fail whale’ Bad college grades a tough record to shake Devoted single father grateful for new apartment Dear San Francisco: What I like about […]

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