“Fresh” Out Of Confinement? Your Hair Needs This Scalp Treatment

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,…

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Tips From My Mom To Prepare For Motherhood

Whether you’re a new mom, or a mom to be, or mom to grown-up kids, motherhood is such a special phase in our lives. Since I just gave birth to my second child, I thought I’ll share a little on the tips my mom has given me to help me prepare for motherhood, TWICE! ☺ I’m sure it’ll be useful tips for first time mummies in Singapore, so read on! ☺ #1: Taking Care Of Yourself #MyMumSays: You must watch what you…

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5 Must Read Tips for DIY Confinement In Singapore

In our current era, doing confinement by yourself is getting more and more commonplace. The lack of family support, hassle of hiring help/confinement lady, preference of not living with strangers in the house are just some of the more common reasons driving the uptake of DIY Confinement. Lucky for many, there are a lot of companies who have moved with the times and are now providing services to cater to this upcoming trend. I thought I’ll share some tips on…

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Week 38 and still baking

[This is a belated post] Week 38 now and still baking. Last I saw my gynae, he is pleased that I have only gained 1kg, making my total weight gain till date 14kg… I know. *BIG GASP*. I feel ridiculously clumsy, heavy and fat. I am even inclined to tell you how people lie about the pregnancy glow lol. Seriously, feeling heavy. I have been willing Baby 2 to come out since Week 37! This is me at Week 38.…

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Documenting my maternity…

I have gained a whopping 14kg till date for this second pregnancy. I feel very self-conscious and embarrassed about how I look. Yes, I am still putting out nice photos of myself but those are nothing like what I feel and look like on a day to day basis. I feel like a ugly fat whale that’s clumsy and unattractive. I didn’t feel radiant or glowing. Instead, I feel swollen, ginormous, tired and utterly uncomfortable. Pregnancy may be one of the…

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