Today is the first day in more than a week that I haven’t been under the influence of any substances. No I don’t have a substance abuse problem, I just had the misfortune of catching a nasty bug from the kids, complete with a fever, and spent a good week feeling completely muddled by the… Continue reading Thankful Tuesday: Under the Influence
Last week, we were invited to a Koko Krunch cooking workshop at My Private Pantry (are you loving all that alliteration?) hosted Nestlé, taught by Chefs Nicole Loh and her husband Julian, and we also got to meet Love 97.2’s Violet Fen Ying who together with her son are ambassadors for Koko Krunch. We loved… Continue reading Koko Krunch – Great Chocolatey Taste!
The last few months have been particularly difficult for us health-wise. Since November we’ve all been taking turns to be sick in and off, and I really don’t remember ever having such a long spell of being under the weather. As I mentioned in a previous post on Recovering Naturally, I usually try to remedy… Continue reading Dr. Mummy Ed
Madeline of MadPsychMum started a blog train where 24 mums from the Singapore Mom Bloggers community share their breastfeeding stories over 24 days. Click on the button below to see the full list of posts! I have learnt so many things from breastfeeding, which led me to write this post on the myths of breastfeeding according… Continue reading Why I breastfed for 6 months and ….
How lovely is the weather currently? We are enjoying giving our fans and air conditioners a break. Our home can be quite chilly in the mornings and we are actually wearing our cardigans (me) and sweaters (boys) on our morning walk to school at 8am. Scout is in longs the entire day, and sometimes with… Continue reading Why we keep warm even in a tropical climate.
(Warning: there are some photos in this post which some of you would rather not see, and I’ve tried to keep them small so as not to shock you. Ha!) A few weeks ago, Abacus had a fall at home. His forehead hit the edge of the wall as he was playing. I took one… Continue reading What to do when your child has a fall
Last weekend, we were invited to a talk on children’s myopia by W Eye Clinic. I’m particularly interested in myopia because studies have shown a strong genetic link, which basically means that my kids are likely to be doomed in this area. I have highlighted in a previous post about this report about sunlight playing… Continue reading Do you see what I see?
I can’t describe how sad I feel for toddlers who already have rotten teeth, and let me tell you, this is more real than you think (I think Mittens has at least 2 friends like that). Their teeth are so bad, I shudder to think how it will look when they’re adults. Anyway, since today… Continue reading How to get your kids to brush their teeth
Anyone remember those quirky Got milk? campaigns? Well, the health benefits of drinking milk are undoubted, and it’s even more important for kids to drink milk until .. well, it’s important to keep drinking milk all throughout your life for the essential nutrients! Greenfields sent us some samples of their Honest Milk. They call it… Continue reading Got milk? (Greenfields review and recipe)
Choosing a doctor is a very personal matter. At the end of the day, it’s a mix of personality, chemistry, and knowledge. We’ve been with our current paeditrician for a while now, after seeing a small handful of other doctors. and in this last year I’ve actually been seeing quite a bit of her for… Continue reading Recovering naturally