What they don’t tell you about travelling in HK with a little one in tow

Prior to our trip to Hong Kong, I had read many articles about how un-child-friendly hongkong was, and how bad a decision it was to make hong kong the destination of my LO’s first overseas trip. I read about how strollers will not be friendly on uneven pavements and crowded MTRs with no lifts. I […]

7 Tips to Shed Pre-Pregnancy Weight – and More!

As vain ladies (c’mon, we are all vain in our ways! And we have our rights to be), we are always concerned about how that big pregnant belly will go away. We know it is cute, and what rests in there is even cuter. But when the baby is out, we no longer want people […]

5 Tricks to Encourage Baby to Drink More Milk

I must have done something wrong in my “previous life”, because I am gifted with 3 boys who all rejected milk significantly at some point of their baby life! (note that this can be as little as 10ml out of the usual 200ml bottle!). This problem was usually most evident during bottle feeding. I didn’t […]

5 Reasons Why Breastfeeding is Awesome!

Breastfeeding is such a great thing that nature has created. But it’s not easy to breastfeed exclusively, and even less so if the mother heads back to work. Knowing the many difficulties, it takes a whole lot of determination to keep on breastfeeding. Many times, I had wanted to give up (especially when breastfeeding my […]

Non-bake Lactation Cookies

There are many recipes for lactation cookies out there, but sometimes I find that it takes a lot of time to bake a batch. With a baby who needs lots of attention, no fixed sleeping schedule and does not nap longer than 30 minutes each time, this was almost an impossible task. Yet, I found […]

Step by Step Journey of a C-Section (Day 3)

This was the final full day at the hospital, and it was where I had to make sure I was ready to get discharged the next day. Less of lazing around and more checks so I wouldn’t be at a loss when I go home. By Day 3, I was no longer consistently being monitored […]

Step by Step Journey of a C-Section (Day 2)

Although a Caesarean takes only 1 day, the recovery is a looooooooong process. The first few days, in particular. For those going through this for the first time, it’s a freaky process, so I hope my account here helps ease some doubts and help you get prepared mentally. (it’s not that bad actually, but it’s […]