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Fun Bento Ideas for Toddlers

Welcome to the world of Bento meals. There’s nothing more heartwarming than seeing mommies prepare bento meals for their kids. Bento or lunch box can be designed to balance nutrition such as protein, carbs, vegetables, fruits and more.It also boosts appetite for our little picky eaters. To get started, what we need are not expensive…

Confinement Dish: Claypot Liver with Ginger & Spring Onions 煲仔姜葱猪肝

Most confinement dishes include lots of ginger to help women expel wind from abdomen and aid in speedy recovery from giving birth. Keeping their body warm and prevent cold feet. For this dish – Claypot Liver with Ginger and Spring Onions 煲仔姜葱猪, I’ve add both old ginger 老姜 and young ginger 子姜. The texture of old ginger…

Price of Diapers Are Killing You

Today, if you are a parent, you know how expensive the baby things can get. Especially, when you are a new parent, there are so many items you need to purchase for newborn. One of the items is newborn diapers. You change so often ( average 5-8 times a day depending on baby’s diet) and diapers can…

Confinement Dish: Pig Trotter in Vinegar 猪脚醋

Pig Trotter in Vinegar 猪脚醋 is one of the most popular confinement dish served during confinement period. Personally, I can have this dish anytime. The fragrant from the sweet and sour vinegar are awesomely appetizing! Benefits: Traditionally known to expel wind from abdomen and aid recovery from giving birth. The natural collagen of pig’s trotters is…

Dan Shen Tea 党参茶

Dan Shen (党参) also known as red sage has been used extensively in Chinese medicine for many years. It is well known as a super food or herb used for numerous ailments including the improvement of cardiovascular health and better circulation. Dan Shen Tea党参茶 is commonly brewed for mothers during confinement period and it taste…

Homemade body paint for kids

The next time you are hosting your kid’s birthday party, you can consider preparing some body paint for your kid and his friends to play together. The ingredients are commonly found at home and the best thing is that they are easy to make. You could probably buy body paints at party supplies stores. But…

Confinement food: Foochew Red Wine Dregs Chicken 福州红糟鸡

Foochew Red Wine Dregs Chicken (福州红糟鸡) is one of the common confinement food which many women will take in Asia, especially Singapore, Malaysia or China. This confinement dish recipe not only tastes delicious, it is also nourishing for the new mothers. White protein (chicken) is more easily absorb by the body and known for being…

Homemade Playdough

Homemade playdough is so easy to make! With only 5 ingredients and among these ingredients, 3 ingredients (salt, water and oil) are commonly found in most kitchen these days. Try it this weekend with your kids and have some fun! Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1 cup salt 1 cup water 1 tbls vegetable oil colours…

Baby Shower: Themes and Preparation

There are an extensive variety of baby shower themes available out there. Popular baby themes such as Mickey & Minnie Mouse, Baby Pooh & Friends, Rubber Duck, Happi Tree, Monster Inc., and the list goes on. You will grow crazy looking through all the available resources online. Read on to find out what are the…

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