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About Me

Hi there! My name is Fatima.

Hello, new friend!

This blog is full of personal stories, experiences, learnings, and all the emotions that came with it.

And because I don't know... I just keep on forgetting things! I thought I write them down and share it with forgetful mothers like me. Hopefully, you guys can relate.

Also, it fits the description of "memoirs" doesn't it?

So there, the main feature of this blog: Memoirs of a Forgetful Mother.

Featured in this blog is my son, Lucas. My teacher about some of the most valuable life lessons. 

In this category, I mostly write about all the changes I encounter in life:

  • WHAT CHILDREN TEACH US BACK - My son would say or do things, like what most kids do, you know. And then, I'd find myself reflecting on life. 
  • MOMMY QUESTIONS - First-time mom questions (as I am one). If yours is still a baby now, then feel free to remember this page for future reference.
  • DRAMA QUEEN - Ugh! I can't help it. Sometimes I just get too emotional with everything that's going on so I write down all these dramas.  Don't worry, I have a positive vibe so I intend to motivate.
  • SELF LOVE - You cannot pour an empty cup right? Oftentimes, mothers forget about themselves to the point of exhaustion. I'm not there yet but I'll be sharing my journey.
  • Let's practice Self Care together! 3Rs of Self-Care (Recognize, Routine & Relax)
  • GOALS & CAREER - Whether you're a stay at home mom or a working mom, it's always hard to keep the perfect balance! And because the pressure is just too much to the point that we sacrifice Self-Care, so I place it under this section.


Our family moved to Japan from the Philippines in July 2019. Yes, all of us are proud-Filipinos.

I was an accountant. 

I've always had a passion for writing. Aside from writing business cases, technical documentation, and business reports, I've always wanted to try blogging and creative writing.

I love learning new things and connecting with people. I thought... why not combine all these passions together?!

I fell in love with Japan the moment I came here when I was 9 years old.

More so when I came back November 2018.

And then most of my friends and family said they love Japan too. Why not? Japan is safe, clean, rich in culture, and oh so different!

Basically, this blog is about a mother's adventure as I embrace all the cool things that Japan has to offer! Hopefully, you can relate and can find useful information.

I am Fatima. Follow and learn from my journey.


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Clock Tower| Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan| Aug2019

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