Now that we have been plagued with days of haze, I have been actively and unabashedly wearing my mask everywhere, because I’m tired of having a niggling cough that’s lasted for over a month, and I’m not asthmatic but too long out there and I feel my lungs getting tight. So while I’m starting to… Continue reading A heart story (and a new hospital for all our children)
It’s October again! As autumn rolls by and you wonder where your year has gone and what you’ve (not) achieved this year, throw caution to the wind and drown your sorrows with some sweets. All the better, have some desserts for a good cause! Similar to what I wrote about last year, Sweet Charity, the… Continue reading Sweet Charity 2012: Desserts for a Cause
Last week we had the annual review with the cardiac surgeons, and thankfully it was not an exciting visit. They’d already reviewed the echo results from the month before, and were happy to just have a quick listen to the heart and a look over at the scar. The surgeon also mentioned that it didn’t… Continue reading Cardiac Surgical Review
This time round there hasn’t been very much fanfare around baby 3. We haven’t been announcing it to the world, and now that I’m in my third trimester, I find myself straining to think of which of my closer friends I haven’t told yet, just so they don’t get a shock after the delivery 😀… Continue reading Babies are gifts
Yesterday we had our yearly review with the paediatric cardiologist, and as expected, Abacus’s heart is doing well and good – the cardiologist listened to his heart (and I’m always amazed at what they can tell just by listening), and liked what he heard, and the echocardiogram confirmed that all is well. Abacus was a… Continue reading Counting our blessings
Many parents are very diligent with teaching their kids sign language from an early age. With Mittens, I did read (ok flip) through a few baby signing books, and tried to teach things like “milk”, but felt that it was too much motor skills involved (at least for “milk”) for an 8 month old. After… Continue reading Birthday Tiger
Still can’t decide which of the delectable desserts you want to commit your sins with? Check out this blog which reviews each and every dessert. YUMS! Sweet Charity: Desserts for a Cause: 29 Sep-31 Oct.