mama kat’s writers workshop

Writer’s Workshop : July Memories

Our wedding rings

Our wedding rings

July 2014. I can’t believe that it has been a year since then. A lot have happened since we bought our 2nd set of wedding rings back then.

A lot of adjustment had to be done and reshuffling of time tables for everyone.

R has been relocated and is currently working overseas and we have been shuttling between two different countries  to ensure that we can spend time together as a family and a couple.

I’ve  started a new venture this year  by becoming a Mary Kay Beauty Consultant. We have both  taken on new roles in our career progression and added new responsibilities as we strive for constant growth.

We have been keeping busy. He with his job and pursuing his interests while I’ve been pursuing my interests too while taking care of the kids.

It hasn’t been easy being apart and there has been many trying moments which we had to iron out with each other.  ( Hopefully creases will not reappear after all the ironing) 😛

It is certainly more tiring having to run two households across the Asian continent then just focusing on one.

The wedding rings we made this year.

The wedding rings we made this year.

Even though R and I have  limited time to spend together,  we make it a point to engage in couple activities when we get the chance.

The last time that I was in Taiwan  on a couple holiday we  made our own rings and it was a really nice experience.


Looking at these two set of rings it is evident that even though we do have our own unique personality which shines through the similarities that we have.  We are the same yet at the same time different.

How different has it been for you
since last July?

Mama’s Losin’ It  Jenny Matlock

Writer’s Workshop: Enhancing Yourself through Listening

Listen Poster

Listen Poster

In our Modern world information is given to us at lightning speed.  There are so many things to learn that we have to selective filter what we wish to retain.  Sometimes while doing this process we accidentally remove the important parts which we should have commit to memory.

Listening is a skill which I am still cultivating.  It is something which if put to good use will be able to enhance your life.

Listen and you will find what you seek.

Listen and you will know what you truly one.

Listen and you will be in sync with your inner thoughts and understand yourself better.

Sometimes there are so many different voices which fill up our heads.  Some of them are louder then other forcing us to pay more attention them then needed.

It is often the soft and gentle voice that gets ignore when it should be the one that we should be focusing on.

I am one who listen more then I talk.  I do not like hording the limelight or being put on a stage however if the need to I try my best to rise up to the occasion.

I try to be a good listener to my kids by focusing on each of them whenever they approach me with a query or just to talk. It hasn’t been easy  especially when you have 101 things racing in your mind to get done.

Being distracted by the busyness of daily life also makes it hard to Listen at times. However I believe if  you are determined there is nothing which cannot be done.


You will be able to find the answer
that you are seeking . 

This is something that I strongly believe. I have been seeking a change in my life. It is my focus word that I have been looking at as I seek a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

Sometimes there are many questions which you seek answers and if you listen hard enough you will be able to find what you seek.

This is something which has been true for me.


Mama’s Losin’ It  Jenny Matlock