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Ideas for Your Baby Full Moon Celebration

In Singapore and according to the Chinese custom, a celebration is held when a baby turns one month old to celebrate the good health of the baby. Often referred as ‘baby full moon celebration’ [宝宝满月]. Customized baby full month cakes are getting very popular! In comparison, for some countries, a baby shower is a way…

How to Get Your Children Motivated to Do Chores!

In my humble opinion, get the children to start chores contributions at an early age. Parents can motivate their children to help with household chores. A person’s family values and habits are cultivated from young. From the way he likes his breakfast, the range of vegetables he eats, to the way he prefers the tidiness…

Teaching Your Child at Every Opportunity

There are many instances in the daily routine whereby a parent can seize the opportunity to teach his child. Today, I am sharing some stories which my friends shared with me about their motherhood and how they teach their child at every opportunity in their daily lives. Case 1 A mother brought her 7-year-old girl for…

The Best Time to Give Your Child a Cell Phone

Many parents struggle with this decision making. How do you gauge when is the best time to give your child a cell phone, and then prepare your kid, for what is ultimately a big responsibility? Common dilemma from parents – phone opened up a pandora’s box of potential issues: bullying, sexting, distraction, tech or game…

Why Kids’ Temper Nowadays are Getting Worse

Are you one of those parents who feels that your kid has a quick temper? Or portray selfishness at times? Also known as [公主或王子病] (princess/prince ‘illness’). This saying often refers to the person being a spoilt brat or everything is about himself. Fret not…you are not alone! Some friends have shared their concerns with me…

Trying to Conceive? 7 Quick Tips for Her

Get to know your cycle. Every woman has a different cycle. Find out when is your ovulation period and that’s the best time to have sexual activity. If your ovulation is irregular, you can purchase an ovulation prediction kit from the local pharmacy. Observe and be mindful of your body signs for ovulation – such…

Tips to Keep Yourself and Your Baby Healthy

Good hygiene is paramount. It prevents pregnant women from getting sick from contamination and common flu symptoms.  Here are some steps that you can undertake to keep yourself and your baby healthy. CLEAN Wash hands thoroughly with water and soap (warm water if possible). Wash hands before and after handling of food, and after using…

The Double Strikes

Getting pregnant can be a challenge. When a woman wants to be a mother, her motherly instincts start to grow on her. From doing research on what to eat (such as herbs, supplements or food dishes that balance the hormones) – to the suggested sex positions – to increase chances of sperms swimming near the cervix…

Putting on Different Hats

When I speak to different mothers, every woman tells their own story and how they are multi-tasking and putting on different hats every now and then. Their schedule are usually so busy that they hardly have time for themselves. A mother with a 5 to 12 years old kid She would be the earliest to…

Guide on Finding the Right Gynaecologist in Singapore

Every new mother-to-be goes through this important decision of selecting the right gynaecologist. This chosen gynaecologist will hold an important role to the couple and knows a mother’s diverse needs and concerns, during pregnancy, labour, delivery and even after giving birth. Here are some basic guidelines to ask yourself: Are you covered by your insurance…

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