Tag: Motherhood

Jamu or Postnatal TCM Tuina Massage with Madam Partum?

Jamu or Postnatal TCM Tuina Massage with Madam Partum?

Many of my mother friends highly recommend postnatal massages. “Help to get rid of the bulge,” they said with a wink. Dig further, postnatal massage has lots more benefits. Coupled with tummy wrap, the massage helps to relax and heal the body, expel wind and…

Go Natural with Lemamasita – Review of Antenatal Class by Doula Leila

Go Natural with Lemamasita – Review of Antenatal Class by Doula Leila

“Leila will be there!”, “Leila will be speaking at the event.” My Feb mummies WhatsApp group made me curious about this Leila. Knowing Leila is a doula made me doubly keen to hear from her during the mummy’s event. I have briefly read about doula…

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 (Join her antenatal class!). Yet, I don’t feel like I’m qualified to tell…

Review of Prenatal Massage at Madam Partum, Singapore

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…

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…

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…

Stay at Home Mums

Stay at Home Mums

This ‘Stay at Home Mums’ post is part two of a two part series for Mother’s Day. “So what are you doing now?” “I’m taking care of my baby.” *Stunned silence* “Full time?” “Yup.” *Awkward silence* “Oh, so good. I wish we can afford to…

Motherhood is not easy, but worth it

Motherhood is not easy, but worth it

This is part one of a two part series for Mother’s Day. “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a reward.” – Psalms 127:3 Give yourself a pat. Motherhood is tough. It’s life changing with sacrifices. It’s depressing.…