Happy Mother’s Day Rant that never got published

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I was going to write about the stupidity of Mothers’ Day, pitch it to Huffington Post, let it get rejected, and then grudgingly post it on my own blog so it would not get read. It never got written in time. I chose to nap instead of storming on my keyboard – until now.

My Mother’s Day, in case any of you are interested, was spent with a sleepy husband because my daughter was sick the night before and he had to get up to attend to her. Then, we proceeded with a muddily thrown together plan to take a boat ride in a nearby park, with my daughter throwing up all the soy milk I had made for her over the boat. Once we got home, I passed out for another nap, and in the late afternoon, PLPL helped Daddy build the bed for the imminent baby whilst I verified the breastpump still worked after sitting in a box for 2 years. Daddy and daughter had leftovers of frozen Bolognese sauce over rice for dinner whilst I slurped noodles in soya sauce. Not much of an Instagram moment. Keep Reading…

about Noch Noch

Enoch Li, (pen name: Noch Noch) is born and raised in Hong Kong and Australia. She has also studied / worked / lived in the US, France, UK, Japan, The Netherlands, China, and has travelled to more than 40 countries. She loves travelling and her curiosity in foreign cultures and languages has led her to enjoy her life as an international executive in the banking & finance industry. However, she was forced to take time off work in 2010 due to her illnesses and after spending time in recovery, cooking, practising Chinese calligraphy, reading and writing – in short, learning to take care of herself and letting out the residual work stress, she has transitioned into a Play Consultant for corporates interested in creative change management and employee well-being using the psychology of playfulness.