Parenting

ngjuann.com is a Singapore parenting blog. Fuelled by her love for her 2 boys, Ju Ann is always looking to try to find new ways to spend time with her family.  Being a modern mom, she is happy to explore a variety of parenting philosophies to see what works best for our family. This blog is amongst the Top Ten Best Parenting Blog in Singapore.

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3 Ways To Minimise Stretch Marks

One of the biggest woes of pregnancy, at least to me, is the possibility of having stretch marks. I’ve seen it on many mothers before and I don’t think I’ll enjoy having even more than what I already have on me. :/ When I found out I was pregnant and during the 1st Trimester, the only thing I bought was stretch mark cream. I am really someone who never before had much contact with mother-baby stuff. So you can probably…

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Announcing Your Pregnancy…

… can be quite a daunting task, but one that needs to be done. Peter and I wanted to have it announced as subtly as possible with a nice photo… well otherwise, we could just update our Facebook Status and go “We’re pregnant”. Here are some photos the amateur in me took, edited and considered for posting on Facebook… but most didn’t quite make the cut except for one. Here are some lines you can consider using to announce your…

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We Decided On Pognae Baby Carrier

Believe me. It was a pain starting out searching for Baby Carriers. We decided not to choose between Baby Carriers & Strollers but to just get both. So off we went on a hunt for the most suitable Baby Carrier for us. We were pointed to 3 brands: Beco, Mandula and Pognae. At the baby fair, there were many on display but what caught our attention is this little small booth that sold Pognae Baby Carriers. Really, what got our…

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Baby Scan: Week 16 – It's a BOY!

We were real excited to meet Dr Tham. It’s Week 16 of my pregnancy and it’s about time to tell the gender of Baby Bean I woke up all excited and told Baby Bean to please allow us to see if you’re a little boy or girl. We’re both hoping he’s a boy. We had our parents from both sides with us at this “mega” appointment with Dr Tham. He was so nice to welcome all 6 of us into…

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My Little Pregnancy Hiccup: Gestational Diabetes

I’m not a diabetic prior to pregnancy. But hello, I’m Ju Ann and I have been diagnosed with borderline Gestational Diabetes. So many thoughts quickly ran through my head… I was worried. Did I do something wrong to trigger this? Have I put my baby at risk? What’s next? Just when I thought it’s going to be smooth all of my pregnancy, the hormones in my body decide to mess things up a little and produce insufficient insulin to process the…

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