Like everyone else, I used to think that being a parent is an impediment to career success. But little did I know that being a parent – and specifically a mom – can make you better at your job. So here’s my personal take on why women can personally become a better employee once they become moms. I have 2 lovely boys. Nathen’s our newest addition at 5 months old and Daniel’s our little sweetheart of a toddler at 3 years old. The…View Post
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[ADV] Choosing a childcare centre for your child is always a daunting task. I remember being really clueless about the whole process and eventually ended up going with gut feel. Here’s my little preschooler, Daniel. He’s 2.5 years old now, eager to learn, and always ready for adventure. I love the enthusiasm he has for everything (ok well, except maybe how he hates sleeping). When choosing a childcare centre for him, I went to quite a few preschools near my…View Post
Wow, I received so much love and support from my previous post on why it’s so hard to work late as a working mom. I’m relieved to know that so many of you find it challenging to balance work and family. I feel a little less lonely. Every day, the husband and I continously try to grow into being better parents for our 2 children. But you know who we’re neglecting? Our friends. I still love you guys! 🙁 It…View Post
Before I had kids, putting in extra hours was a piece of cake. I did it often and I didn’t mind it. I’ll text the husband, order takeaway, share it with my colleagues and finish the work. Go home, sleep, repeat. I’d even have time to squeeze in a workout at the gym. But like with everything else in life, having kids complicates the whole thing about working overtime. Since I returned back to work from my maternity leave, I’ve…View Post
(This is a super belated post) My maternity leave has ended and I am back to work at my full time job (and no, blogging isn’t my full time job). Back at work, the most popular question everybody asks me is… “Who takes care of your kids when you are at work?” Well, my older boy goes to a full day childcare centre and the small one stays home with my maid. “Aren’t you worried?” I don’t really have a choice.…View Post