Parenthood, Personal Musings

Parents misusing prams is a social ill? Truly distressing indeed, should make it a national concern…

8 Aug , 2014  

Hi everyone. Trust some of you have read the Straits Times article about prams being a social ill- Well, Mr Lee has been so kind to share his insights with us, don’t you think? My word, Mr Jeremy Lee, you are indeed a genius for picking out what these annoying parents should have noticed […]

Breastfeeding, Parenthood

Restaurants, Cafes & Mamajas in Support of #WBW World Breastfeeding Week! BF Moms Dining Promo alert!

25 Jul , 2014  

#MamajasWBW #WBW #WorldBreastfeedingWeek #ExpressYourself #latchon #freethenipple #breastfeeding #NIP #normalize breastfeeding UPDATED 29 JULY 2014 Dear PARENTS, I have VERY EXCITING NEWS to share, especially for BREASTFEEDING MOMS! The first week of August (1st – 7th August) is World breastfeeding week and Jashuat has started an initiative to CELEBRATE this week for all of us BREASTFEEDING MOMMIES […]

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Parenthood, Personal Musings

A mama’s take on NLB’s ban

11 Jul , 2014  

#nlb #freeourlibrary #singapore #parenting #family #freedomtolove #nodiscrimination #lgbt A mama’s take on NLB’s ban: Many of you would have read about NLB’s recent move to ban two books ((1) And Tango Makes Three, (2) The White Swan Express) off its shelves, following a complaint from a member of the public that these two books are […]

Baby Ray, Musings/thoughts, Parenthood

This amazing little thing called love – Happy 6 months baby!

17 Jun , 2014  

We wanted to see the world and explore its nooks and crannies before planning for a baby. To travel so much till we got sick. To travel so much and feel so satisfied that we’d finally explore the idea of having a baby. But that time came sooner than expected when mom had a great bout […]

Breastfeeding, Parenthood

Breastfeeding – protecting baby with BM live antibodies

30 May , 2014  

#5mo #Feverinthefamily #BMpower! Poor Lil bubs was sick on Sunday, with fever hitting a high of 38.7℃. Thankfully though, with what I attribute to a healing mix of BM packed with powerful LEE antibodies, Koolfever and plenty of rest on daddy and mommy’s sacrificial arms, his fever went down fairly quickly to 38.4, and gradually decreased […]

Breastfeeding, Parenthood

Bottle Review Part II + Tips to get your baby to bottlefeed!

21 May , 2014  

#throwback #3mo bottletraining One of the biggest challenges that I faced as a breastfeeding mom, ironically had nothing to do with bf, but bottlefeeding. I was always told that baby may have nipple confusion, and not want to latch, so I insisted upon exclusive direct latching until a week before I was to return to work, […]

Breastfeeding, Parenthood

Bottle Review Part I: #Bottlefeedingfail #youarenotalone

16 May , 2014  

#throwback-3months old #bottlefeedingfail (1.5mths) #Rayis5monthsoldnow Some of you would know that I have been struggling with the issue of trying to bottlefeed Ray, since I so openly lament and share my woes about him not drinking from the bottle. It helps to spread the misery around, cushions the pain a little haha.

Parenthood, Sleep

Newborn Sleep: Helping your newborn to differentiate day and night

10 May , 2014  

#throwback #newborn The first night that Ray was born, he was kept in my hospital suite so I could bond with him and breastfeed him. I was very glad and happy that this was the arrangement at NUH, as I felt it was my duty and responsibility as Ray’s mom to have him spend as […]

Parenthood, Sleep

Ray, why you no sleep?????

8 May , 2014   Video

#4 months and 3 weeks old The little critter is now out of his crib and on my bed. He looks around the room inquisitively, hands outstretched and legs high up in the air. Finally, his gaze meets mine and immediately, bebe beams a big one at me, breaking into his toothless, gummy smile.

Breastfeeding, Parenthood

Le Breastfeeding Journey – Tips and Advice for BF matters

13 Apr , 2014  

THE INITIAL BREASTFEEDING DAYS – ACCEPT HELP FROM NURSES AND LACTATION CONSULTANTS   When I first had Ray, the initial few days in attempting to breastfeed him were so bumpy. I was in the hospital, all worn out after an excruciatingly painful labour (I’ll concede that I’m a wuss and have a low pain threshold), […]