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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Why You Shouldn’t Buy Cheap LED Light Bulbs

I’ve always been a long time advocate of using LED Light Bulbs. Not only for energy saving purposes and their long lifetimes, but I’ve also learnt that not every LED Light Bulb is created equal. I had to replace some light bulbs at home some time back and it was superrrr troublesome. I’ve learnt my lesson never to buy cheap light bulbs anymore! Philips Lighting recently gave me heaps of information about their range of LED Light Bulbs and they…

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Tips on Choosing a Preschool for Your Child

[ADV] Choosing a childcare centre for your child is always a daunting task. I remember being really clueless about the whole process and eventually ended up going with gut feel. Here’s my little preschooler, Daniel. He’s 2.5 years old now, eager to learn, and always ready for adventure. I love the enthusiasm he has for everything (ok well, except maybe how he hates sleeping). When choosing a childcare centre for him, I went to quite a few preschools near my…

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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 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…

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Here’s Why Working Moms Can’t Work Late

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…

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