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 […]


Join our #SG50 contest now! Faster, before the contest closes :D

19 May , 2015  

Family/Friends photo contest! 5 Prizes worth up to $3000 in total!:Each prize will consist of $200 NTUC/MALL vouchers… Posted by Jashuat Parenting Articles, Blog & Journey on Monday, May 18, 2015

Personal Musings

Fare thee well, Mr Lee Kuan Yew

20 Mar , 2015  

#respect #elderstatesman #LKY #sg50 “If a man has any greatness in him, it comes to light, not in one flamboyant hour, but in the ledger of his daily work.” – Beryl Markham As Mr Lee hovers precariously in the gap between life and death, I find myself, one amongst many Singaporeans, desperately wishing for him to […]

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

My little Walker

27 Feb , 2015  

#14mo ##cnyspringcleaning #mamaslittlehelper #learningtowalk #littlewalker #milestone Cutiepie has been learning to walk for some time now but just over the past 3 days or so, has walked fairly steadily by himself. Feels as if it is an overnight change and he can suddenly walk so well! He can even get up and down and wipe […]

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 […]

Taiwan, Travel

Travelling to Taiwan in December: An overview (Taichung and Taipei)

28 Jan , 2015  

I know I’ve been so incredibly slow with writing about my trip to Taiwan, but with an active 13mo, it’s very difficult to muster the willpower to write when all I want to do is sleep when bubs sleep! And yet, write I must, and write I should, because it helps me to remember where […]

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.

Baby Ray

Dancing Baby!

18 Dec , 2014   Video

#11mo #milestonevid #dancingbaby #rockingtothevamps #wildheart #illbeyoursandyoullbemine Play some music and watch your baby groove!

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 […]