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Essential Oils for Children: Review of Rocky Mountain Oils

Essential Oils for Children: Review of Rocky Mountain Oils

Preceding this post is my write up about tricks to boost immunity in toddlers. Read that post to get a context of what is written here. As you can guess, essential oils is one of the ways to boost a toddler’s immunity. Essential oil is […]

Tricks to Boost Immunity in Toddler

Tricks to Boost Immunity in Toddler

I heard horror stories of children who kept falling sick when they first went to school/childcare. So before Evangeline started school, I researched on how to boost Evangeline’s immunity and thus minimise chances of her falling sick. What came up were supplement and essential oils […]

I cried when she stopped breastfeeding unexpectedly

I cried when she stopped breastfeeding unexpectedly

The Day Has Come “Malk, malk,” Evangeline said, and tapped on my left arm. The first thing Evangeline asked for every morning was milk, breastmilk straight from the factory. In recent months, she is very expressive in what she wants. She would pull down my […]

Nursing Rooms in South Korea

Nursing Rooms in South Korea

Originally published at travel.joogostyle.com. “Where can I feed my nursing toddler?” That was the question pressing on my heart before our trip to Seoul. Jeju is easy because I can just latch her in the car we rented for our 4D3N trip. I searched online […]

Challenges of Exclusive Breastfeeding

Challenges of Exclusive Breastfeeding

I planned to write about the challenges in breastfeeding while doing a breastfeeding series in April 2018. However, it was a pain to write about the pains of breastfeeding. Moreover, the challenges in breastfeeding varies quite a bit from mother to mother. So I procrastinated and […]

Establish and Boost Milk Supply

Establish and Boost Milk Supply

You wouldn’t know how your milk supply is until a few days after labour, when the colostrum turns to milk. There can be three scenarios: sufficient, inadequate or over supply of breastmilk. This post mainly addresses the first two groups, especially those of inadequate supply. […]

The Breastfeeding Experience

The Breastfeeding Experience

After sharing the basics, here’s the breastfeeding experience. 🙂 There comes a point soon when you’ll be latching the baby alone for the first time. In that moment, it’s just you and the baby in the hospital room. You might feel lost and helpless. Be […]

First Time Mum: Basic Guide to Breastfeeding

First Time Mum: Basic Guide to Breastfeeding

I wished I read up more on taking care of a newborn rather than the different stages of pregnancy. One such topic I wished I knew more is breastfeeding. Then again, you learn better while on the ‘job’. Keep in mind that the joys and […]

Journey of having Jaundice in Newborn

Journey of having Jaundice in Newborn

Jaundice in Newborn, at NUH Singapore and thereafter at Marine Parade Polyclinic. You can also read my birth story at NUH. On the morning of discharge (Friday) We were going home. I was in the bathroom, wiping myself clean, changing out of the hospital gown […]

DIY Confinement: The First Month

DIY Confinement: The First Month

This a throwback post, drafted when my 30 days confinement was almost up. Didn’t have the time to edit and post until now. It’s good though, because re-reading what I wrote reminded me of the bittersweet moments then. No matter how tough, hubby and I made […]



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