Musings/thoughts, Parenthood

Rainbow Baby

4 Oct , 2015  

I’ve been coming across stories and articles on the loss of babies, and as I look at my own little bundle of terror and joy all rolled into one, there is a melancholic sorrow that gnaws softly at the edge of my heart, both for the babies-to-be, babies born sleeping and their devastated parents. This […]


How to teach Kids to Respect you & your Authority without Hitting or Screaming

21 May , 2015  

#education #17mo #valueofreasoning #itcanwork Impatient Mom, impatient Bubs Ray is 17mo now, and as proud as I am of him growing into the little man that he is, with his own distinct personality nicely shaping up, I am also immensely proud of myself for being the mummy that I am, slowly finding my footing along […]

Baby Ray, Parenthood

SG50 Announcement (fab prizes up for grabs!) and My Amazing Talker (14mo)

8 Mar , 2015  

#SG50 #fantasticprizes #upforgrabs #amazingtalker #smartbaby #considermeamazed #14mo SG5o SG50 SG50… simisai also SG50? LOL… yeah I know that feeling, but when you LOVE this nation, and are an excellent opportunist, how not to jump on the bandwagon and celebrate SG50??? S0 here I am, proud to announce that Jashuat will be part of SG50 with some exciting contests […]

Baby Ray, Parenthood, Sleep

What I wish for you to know

7 Feb , 2015  

As bubs cry for the second time tonight (thankfully I’m still wide awake Cuz it’s only 9.45pm now), searching for his comfort suckle, I quickly scoop him up and cradle him. He nurses easily and naturally in the warm embrace of my arms. Would be better if he doesn’t perspire buckets from where his head […]

Parenthood, Travel

Surviving a flight with a baby in tow

30 Dec , 2014  

#11mo #myfirstplaneride #taiwan #pleaseletmesurvive #5hoursintheairandnoweheretogo #traveltips We’ve all heard of the classic aeroplane nightmare – (1) screaming, crying, inconsolable baby, (2) distressed, panicking, paiseh parents and (3) frustrated, about-to-perform-a-seppuku passengers. Fear not, mamajas is here to (hopefully) alleviate your concerns and banish the nightmare scenario from your perfect holiday with my Travel Tips! LOL.

Musings/thoughts, Parenthood

Parenting Bugbear: Why I hate advice

24 Nov , 2014  

As a first time mom, there are already many other mothers with established track records and years of experience behind them, ready to guide me in my virgin foray and journey into motherhood. Look at our own moms and our mom-in-laws and you would have the prime example of two very seasoned mothers, ready to teach […]

Baby Ray, Breastfeeding, Parenthood, Sleep

The Sleep War

20 Oct , 2014  

#10m0 #babysleep #babiesarethecutestwhentheyresleeping #nopleasegotobed #cryinggrownmanaintcute Since becoming a mom, I finally, finally know what it means by 24 hours in a day ain’t enough. Tried to put the 10 mo bubs to sleep for his afternoon nap but the little bugger refused to. On the other hand, Pips and I were all ready to crash on […]

Breastfeeding, Parenthood

10 ways to increase Breastmilk Supply (even when baby is a few months old, yes it’s possible! and doable!)

8 Sep , 2014  

#infoticle #breastfeeding #pumping #increasingsupply Here is a breastfeeding article that may be useful to many bf moms, hope it helps! RayRay is 8mo now, which also marks the age of my bf journey. Woohoo! I am glad I decided to just plunge straight into this foreign world of bf, and give what I can to little […]

Breastfeeding, Parenthood

Nursing Cover Giveaway! 7 uses of nursing covers you never knew!

8 Sep , 2014  

#Giveaway #mummyslovenursingcover #FREEnursingcover Hello all! As you guys know, I have always been a supporter of the #normalizebreastfeeding campaign. Coupled with a I-don’t-bloody-care-who’s-looking-at-me-ye-friggin-voyeur attitude, I have always direct latched Ray outside. However, this upcoming weekend, our little family is gonna have a short getaway to KL with the whole extended Ong family to Malaysia, and […]

Baby Ray, Parenthood

Playing with your child: How to help your child to crawl

14 Aug , 2014  

#Crawling at 7mo #milestones Hi everybody Thanks for supporting #MamajasWBW, it was a very successful event! Yay to breastfeeding! Today, I am going to write a long overdue, promised article on Play – Playing with bubs with a special focus on helping your child to crawl. Ray has started crawling (since 6mths plus, 7mo) and […]