When my Dad sold the house that we grew up in in Cheras (down the road from Garden International School then), I felt very sad. I was in England then and they had just gotten a divorce so the house I suppose brought him ill feelings. But because my grandmother still had her house there just up the road until very recently, we’d still pass by our old childhood house whenever we visited Grandma.
Recently, my brothers and I decided that when Mom goes, we will not sell her home either. There is too much sentimental value and too much history, a rainbow of great memories and the happy sinking feeling of always being full from Mom’s cooking. So much laughter and noisy voices of 20 years. No, we shan’t sell it.
Below is Kong-Kong’s House in Kota Bharu. It made me feel too that it is a home with meaning for my children. They visit almost every holiday and spend every waking moment in and out of this glorious house. People never believe me when I swear that my very old in-laws together with one helper, upkeep this entire abode.
They are really hard working people……
The house truly brings such happiness to my 2 girls so I hope we never sell this house either.
I’m such a sentimental old fart, aren’t I???**************************************************************************
Who is Mamapumpkin?
Mamapumpkin spent 7 years in London committing crimes to gain her Bartlett BSc in Architecture. She spent 7 years as a Stay At Home Mom raising her children as documented in this Mamapumpkin blog since over 10 years ago and thereafter returned to the Corporate World stronger than ever. Her last job as Country Director of a British Railway Signalling organisation saw her getting ill with an aortal and mitral heart valve regurgitation and early stage cancer. Through her journey from working to not working to working again, she sets out to prove to all women that they can do anything and everything that they set out to do; as long as they have that fire of desire burning within and the drive to work hard. Even better with oodles of love, passion and integrity.
Despite being ill, she has grown a network marketing business from very little knowledge and experience in the otherwise infamously known MLM (Multi-Level Marketing) industry, racing from an income of ZERO to RM 100,000 monthly in merely 2 years. She is a firm believer of the MLM business model but realises the pitfalls too and understands how and why the majority of people would shy away (or zoom far away) from any MLM business.
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A beautiful life without limits.
Mamapumpkin currently manages the Homeschooling Hub Malaysia on Facebook. She also runs Working Women Malaysia (not THAT kind of Working Women!), Mamapumpkin - Creating A Life of Abundance, and Funky Moms on Facebook to offer REAL support to all women who want career and life success. She is a living testimony that women really can have a lot. Being financially free has enabled her to travel the world anytime anywhere doing anything, and she spends most of her day to day with her children, reading and supporting other women.
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