Dear First Time Mummy, Don’t Race Through The Early Days.

The early newborn days are some of the toughest times you’ll go through. There’s so much to take in, to learn and make adjustments to. If you know of any first time mummy, or you are one yourself, I hope you read this.

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The Importance Of Playing Outdoors With My Kids

Outdoor play for kids is a big part of healthy growth, learning and development for them. Last weekend, we took the kids out to the big grass field near home to fly a kite, and ride a bike. It was such good fun This was how I grew up back in Malaysia and now, because we live in Singapore without a garden, we don’t really bring the kids out for some outdoor fun often enough. Outdoor play for kids is…

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Remember You Before You Became A Mom

Raising kids, working, caring for your elderly parents, running a household, mothers pretty much have to do it all these days. It’s exhausting, isn’t it? In all this “doing”, there’s one thing that’s definitely not happening: Moms these days are so busy taking care of everyone else that they often neglect to take care of themselves. Read also: I make a better employee as a mom I juggle between a full-time job, running the household, and raising 2 young kids. My husband…

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The Cetaphil Baby Experience Workshop

I loveeeee workshops. Cetaphil Singapore recently invited me to share my experience as a mother at their Baby Experience Workshop and I was absolutely honoured and excited to be part of this half day workshop! 😘😘 Got people help us take photo – why not! Lol! #sp #cetaphilsg #cetaphilsgbaby #cetaphilbabysg #cetaphilbabyexperience A photo posted by * Ju Ann * (@ngjuann) on Jul 15, 2016 at 10:43pm PDT I love sharing! The highlight of the Baby Experience Workshop would definitely be…

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I Make A Better Employee As A Mom

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 a mom.

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Here’s Why I Don’t Hang Out As Much Any More :(

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 continuously try to grow into being better parents for our 2 children. But you know who we’re neglecting?

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Here’s Why Working Moms Can’t Work Late

Before I became a working mom, putting in extra hours at the office 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. 

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Being a Mom, It’s So Hard Sometimes…

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…

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