Parenting

How We Beat The Heat

Our Western friends have been feeling the heat these past few months and although I can moan with them cause we are also feeling the heat here as well, I somehow wondered why I’ve been complaining about the heat for years. In fact, my 17-month old child has practically lived in nothing but diapers half of his life.

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Parenting

3 Mom Types Who Shouldn’t Be In Mom Groups

Mom Groups has a lot of benefits. We get to support each other through all the difficulties that only moms (and sometimes dads) go through with their kids. But not all moms flourish in Mom Groups. Read on to find out who they are and if you’re one of them.

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Bumps & Scratches, Parenting

Testing Positive On The Newborn Screening

We never expected to test positive on the Newborn Screening. I know, that sounds arrogant, but no one we knew has ever tested positive, and although we were fully aware of what the Newborn Screening was, we just thought of it as confirmatory paperwork that our baby is 100% healthy.

When we received that message from the hospital a few weeks after we brought baby home, everything went to a stand still.

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Green Living, Parenting

Choosing to Go Cloth: My Pros & Cons

Cloth diapers were among the earliest decisions I’ve made while I was pregnant pertaining to raising the baby. It was decided way before I had bottles or clothes or the hospital where I’ll give birth at. Why I thought cloth diapers were right for me, and any drawbacks to this decision? Read on.

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Parenting

My Breastfeeding Journey

It was always my intention to breastfeed. I have read the benefits both the mom and baby get from breastfeeding and I thought that it is something I wanted to do since I’ll be a stay at home mom and I have the time for it (or so I thought).

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Parenting

Naming Max

From the very beginning of my pregnancy, I had always imagined having a girl. It’s like the scene from Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn where Bella imagined she’s having a boy hence naming him EJ and later was surprised when she was handed over a girl. That’s how it was for me too. In my mind, I am having a girl. I could just imagine her, holding her, dressing her up. And with that picture in my head I named her Lily.

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