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
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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
The weather these days is ridiculously hot, making it one of the worst times to be doing your post-natal confinement (that’s if you obey all or some of the rules of confinement). Me? I’m modern and I believe in findings from credible studies. But the older folks at home are pro-traditional confinement. So I figured that I could just bear with doing a traditional confinement and do what they want me to do for 1 month. During my 30 day confinement,…View Post
Being a mom is tough. The devoid of personal time a mom has and the pressure to juggle work and life is beyond what I could have imagined when I was single and childless. Being a mom is exhausting and life just doesn’t stop. I thought having 1 kid was bad. That was until the 2nd one came along recently and I felt like having 1 kid was child’s play (pun intended)! The older child is only 2 years old now and still…View Post