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. I juggle between a full-time job, running the household, and raising 2 young kids. My husband helps as much as the kids allow him to…

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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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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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Happy Birthday to myself!

30th October… my birthday. I forgot it was my birthday till a friend kept going on and on about it till I remembered. And I think the BF forgot too since he asked me out for dinner on Wed, 31st Oct. Either that or he thinks today is 29th Oct. Either way, he’s toast. So, turning a year older. That feels odd. It is essentially the start of the 28th year of living. I wanted to find something new to…

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