All posts tagged: family

Happy Mother’s day!

Mother’s day is just around the corner. I want to take the opportunity to wish all the mothers and mothers-to-be a very happy Mother’s day! Wish you enjoy a day full of love and happiness! xoxo I have had this idea to write a short post about my mom for a long time. This is probably the best timing to do it. She has been a great mom to me. She encourages, inspires and supports me in my whole life. I feel very blessed to have her as my mom and my best friend.¬†Well, I am not gonna talk about how she has been a good mother to me. I want to tell you a short story about her retirement. ūüôā My mom is probably the most hard-working woman I have ever known (no exaggeration there!). She has dedicated all her time to our family and her job. At the age of 70, she finally convinced herself it was the time to retire.¬†We had a little talk before she made the final decision. She was …

A short story of Leo

I have been really busy for the past few weeks. Lucky, I have all our three fur-kids to keep me company. We have¬†two cats (Leo and Tigger) and one dog (Chico). ¬†When Tigger and Chico joined our family, they were only 2 months old. Leo came much later. Before Leo was adopted by my stepdaughter, he lived in a foster home with many cats and dogs until he was over one year old. Unfortunately, my stepdaughter’s circumstances changed not long after Leo was adopted. She asked if we could have Leo. That’s how Leo joined our family. Leo is the oldest one¬†among the three fur-kids. He is almost four years old now.¬†Compare to Tigger, Leo was very wild when he just came. He didn’t like to stay inside and looked for any opportunity to escape. He trashed our toilet paper whenever he had a chance. When he was¬†not happy, he would go pee on our bath mat and run away (naughty, naughty). These things didn’t worry us. However, he wouldn’t let us pet him. It …