25th April 2014 , Posted by Mandy - No Comments

Mommy Milestone: First Solo Outing with 2 Kiddos

Recently, I started feeling a bit down and blue. Being an extrovert, I knew that it was partly because I was being cooped up at home so much. But with an almost-3-year-old toddler and a 2 month old baby to care for, I didn’t seem to have any time to head out at all! And » Read More

19th April 2014 , Posted by Yi Lin - 1 Comment

Disney On Impulse

At the beginning of each year, we set an annual budget for travel expenses. Every year, we guiltily bust our budget without fail. Ever since we forwent the opportunity to invest our savings and instead spent them on our year-long backpacking trip in 2009, our financial planner now knows full well that we are horrible » Read More

18th April 2014 , Posted by Tan Li Lin - 1 Comment

Children: My biggest lesson in Creativity in 30 years

In the last 2.5 years, I’ve come to observe and learn an interesting ability that comes with looking after kids. Unfortunately this nifty skill comes packaged together with the whole parenthood shebang, and has rarely presented itself in other life situations. As you’ll agree slightly later on, this ability can and should be a part » Read More

17th April 2014 , Posted by Yi Lin - No Comments

Birthdays – It’s Not About The Parties

Claire turned 1 year old last week and boy, we threw a big celebration for her alright. Make that 5. Yes. The little girl had 5 different cakes within the span of a week. With the exception of party-animal Coco, we are all exhausted and birthday-ed out. ************************** When it was just the 2 of » Read More

8th April 2014 , Posted by Mandy - 3 Comments

Thumbs Up to Tandem Nursing

It’s been almost two months since I’ve become a mother of two, and as I had previously mentioned, one of the things I really wanted to try out was tandem nursing. I’m glad to report that our tandem nursing experience has been pretty good, and here’s what I’ve learnt so far: 1) Positioning two is » Read More

31st March 2014 , Posted by Kelvin Ang - No Comments

10 Games to Play with your Kids while Waiting

Sitting in traffic, standing in line or waiting in restaurants should be a breeze. Unless you have kids in tow… which probably means a nuclear meltdown is imminent. These days, the best way to keep them busy (and shut them up) while waiting usually comes in the form of an electronic device but I would like to » Read More

30th March 2014 , Posted by Petrina Kow - 2 Comments

The Only OTHER Parenting Book you Need!

Book Review: The Whole Brain Child by Dan J. Siegel M.D & Tina Payne Bryson P.H.D Can you tell I’ve been reading? Anyway, it occurred to me as I’m writing this that we should start some kind of parenting book club, where we read and get together monthly to discuss the topics in these books » Read More

29th March 2014 , Posted by Tan Li Lin - No Comments

Bali Wedding Part 2: Sunset View Here We Come!

The ‘Bali Wedding’ journey up until now was suspiciously smooth. Shortlisting the villas were a breeze, and apart from our rental car breaking down uphill, the villa hunting experience in Bali was seamless. A week after we had returned from our trip, Ronald and I were ready to confirm the villa we wanted. This view » Read More

28th March 2014 , Posted by Mandy - No Comments

Survivor: Mom

As I mentioned in my last blog post, everything went along fine and dandy in my first month as a mother of 2 little kids – because I had a confinement nanny to help out. I was well-aware that the good times were going to end when she left. But reality, when it hit, was » Read More

25th March 2014 , Posted by Evelyn Tan - No Comments

Four months down the road …..

Woah! It’s been a while since I the last blog and I know you know the reason: Looking after Elliott! He’s now 4 months old already and after a four-year hiatus from parenting a new baby, I am glad to announce  that my skills of looking after one has not diminished! If anything else, it » Read More

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