Febrile seizure – can it happen to your healthy kid?

15 Feb , 2019  

Never mind that your kid has always been in the pink of health and rarely falls sick. Never mind that your child is 1 or 2 or 3 or 5 or 6. Never mind that your child hardly suffers any fevers from immunisations and whatnots, because my child is all that, and yet, he had […]

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LIfestyle, Musings, Musings/thoughts, Parenthood

Loving my boys

26 Jan , 2018  

Together with Pips, we produced two little mini-mes, both of the male gender. Since they are both of the XY chromosomal variety, invariably, countless people have asked me if I want a little girl.

LIfestyle, Musings

The unexpected gift from my second child

19 Jan , 2018  

When I had my first child four years ago, my maternal instincts kicked in instantaneously, surreptitiously. Dedicating my life and centering it around the little human that I’ve only just met was as natural as breathing. I could not imagine myself doing less for him, heaven forbid! The little guy only had me. He needed […]

Musings/thoughts, Parenthood

Photograph (by Ed Sheeran) – will it be a pic of you laughing with your kids, or you staring into your phone?

28 Sep , 2017   Video

What is your child’s favorite food? What does he do in school? What songs does he like? Can you answer any of the above with confidence? Yes, great! Here’s more – The last time your child asked you something while you were on your mobile, did you put said gadget down, look your son in […]

Baby Ray, blog, Musings, Musings/thoughts, Parenthood, Teaching/Education

Spare the Rod and Raise your Child

14 Sep , 2017  

I am not the most patient of people, as my long suffering husband would know lol. Aligned with my general impatience, I also used to firmly believe in “spare the rod and spoil the child”. After all, striking a child is the fastest and easiest way to make him listen and comply. I was brought […]

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Losing your WEDDING BAND- survival guide when shit hits the fan

21 Jul , 2017  

Ok, there are ONLY TWO THINGS you can do before you’re found out (1) pray you find the missing ring before anyone else finds it/out (2) pray your partner has a big heart. I didn’t manage to achieve (1) but I must have done something right in my past life because I achieved (2). PHEW!!! […]

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Current Affairs Editorial

The hideousness of Post Partum Depression

12 May , 2017  

After months of anxious anticipation and excitement, the birth of a child is a wondrous moment that calls for celebration. It’s the beginning of a new life, a new story waiting to be written and spun. It is a beautiful tale of love and family, bathed in glorious hues of gold. In this story, there […]

Dining out, Foodie Alert!

#Rounduplah @ Timbre!!!

4 Nov , 2016  

#ROUNDUPLAH #foodie #jashuatyums Where in this world can you have a smashing good time, fill up your belly and still be a good Samaritan for the day? Look no further guys! I’m suuuuuper excited (and also proud, because this was the work project that I was working on before I gave birth) to share with […]

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Baby Travel, Taiwan, Travel

Baby Ray’s 1st Overseas Trip: Taiwan (Part 3: Taipei – Jiufen, Shifen)

22 Oct , 2016  

This is part 3 of our Taiwan travel blog, you can check out the rest of our Taiwan posts at Overall post on Taiwan (Taichung, Taipei), Taiwan travel blog Part 1: Taichung, Xinshe, Cingjing, and 2nd series at Taiwan Part 2: Taichung, Nantou, Lugang   DAY 7: 九份,十分 (JIUFEN, JINGTONG STATION, SHIFEN) Today is the day we hit Jiufen and Shifen before moving […]

Baby Travel, Taiwan, Travel

Baby Ray’s 1st Overseas Trip: Taiwan (Part 2: Taichung, Nantou, Lugang)

7 Oct , 2016  

This is part 2 of our Taiwan travel blog, you can check out part 1 of our Taiwan post at  Taiwan travel blog Part 1: Taichung, Xinshe, Cingjing DAY 4: SUN MOON LAKE日月潭 We had our complimentary breakfast in the guesthouse. The food is simple but nice, and Jas especially liked the milk tea. Taiwanese milk […]