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Prayer Over My Birth Story

Prayer Over My Birth Story

Fear gripped my heart. “I don’t want to grow through the birth pain again.” This went over my mind again and again. I feel like a first time mum, except I know the pain level to expect now. And this expectation makes me fearful. I…

Labour Interventions: Should I go for epidural, induced labour or c-sect?

Labour Interventions: Should I go for epidural, induced labour or c-sect?

As I read the conversation going on in my WhatsApp mummies group, I wished more mothers know what I know. I wanted to tell them what I’ve learned from Leila of Lemamasita. Yet, I don’t feel like I’m qualified to tell them how they should…

(Giveaway!) Review of Prenatal Massage at Madam Partum, Singapore

(Giveaway!) Review of Prenatal Massage at Madam Partum, Singapore

I love massages, but I heard tuina massages and even massage chair are not advisable for pregnant ladies. Yet as my pregnancy progresses, my tired and aching muscles are screaming for relief. That is, until I decided to try out prenatal massages! I was initially…

Baby Shop at Bugis (Shen Kwong Trading)

Baby Shop at Bugis (Shen Kwong Trading)

“You can check out this baby clothing shop in Bugis.” Always a whisper here and there about this shop among mummy groups, but not ostensibly well-known. So I’m shedding some light on this “elusive” baby shop at Bugis that’s near the Chinese temple. A quick…

Prenatal Pilates at Breathe Pilates, Singapore

Prenatal Pilates at Breathe Pilates, Singapore

An expectant mother in Asia will often hear the elderly instructing her not to carry heavy things, but to sit and rest, to be careful of this and that. Thus, mothers tend to “victimise” themselves and start to behave as if they are sick. On…

Into the World of Respectful Parenting (Intro)

Into the World of Respectful Parenting (Intro)

Background: This is part 2 of a series, for part 1, refer to “I was parenting the wrong way“. If you want to raise an emotionally healthy child but find yourself needing some wisdom, you’re not alone. I’m glad to publish a series of HY’s…

First Visit to Pediatric Dentist, Singapore | Review of Thomson Dental

First Visit to Pediatric Dentist, Singapore | Review of Thomson Dental

I don’t often hear toddlers going for dentist check up. I heard these from fellow parents, “It’s just the first set of teeth.”, “Not many teeth anyway.” or “The dentist can’t do much as well, except ask a few questions. Waste of time and money.”…

Mothers should not have to be Superwomen

Mothers should not have to be Superwomen

“No one should have to be super in order to be human.” Teo You Yenn Ms Teo was talking about parenting in her book, “This is what inequality looks like.” A really good read, please pick it up and it will adjust your biased lenses…

Blame the Mum?

Blame the Mum?

Neglectful Mothers The backlash to a Dayre post inspired this post. Before I start, Dad is also a parent too, but to share my viewpoint as a mother and in relation to the Dayre post, I will generalise parents as mothers here. Moreover the onus…

Family Photoshoot in Amsterdam | The Lightbox Tales Review

Family Photoshoot in Amsterdam | The Lightbox Tales Review

As I was booking my Airbnb accomodation for Holland and Belgium, Airbnb suggested activities and one hour photoshoot session in Amsterdam stood out. It’s a great idea because this photoshoot would be in time for Baby EX’s second birthday, and we love the one we…