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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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 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…

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#throwback on my internship

At a blink of an eye, it’s been 10 years since I was last an intern. I remember fondly when I was studying at Singapore Polytechnic and I was posted to this little boutique advertising agency to intern. I studied Media and Communications and I had no idea what I wanted to do after graduating, much less what an internship singapore opportunity meant to my career. It would be the first thing that goes onto my resume, my foot in the…

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Hello Mimi

I’ve always been fond of all pets except cats. I love hamsters, rabbits and dogs mostly. I’d like to pay a tribute to Mimi, our sweetheart miniature pinscher who was with us for 7 years. She passed away on X’mas Eve last year after getting into a fight with our neighbour’s dog 🙁 It was all quite tragic. 🙁 My brother who was closest to her was distraught. He cried for many days after too. I wouldn’t blame him. She…

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Being a woman

I used to think that being a woman is such a dread. We have periods, we are stereotyped, we are marginalised, we have to go through childbirth and the men always just seems to have it easier because of the way men are wired. That was in my teens. As I approach the big 3-0, I feel that being a woman holds so much more meaning and it is really pretty darn awesome. Women get to do some things that men…

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