Aven had been taking small baby steps with support, 2 weeks before his 1 year mark. He would hold onto the play yard panels, take one to three steps, before his knees give way and he would land on his bum. A week after his 1st birthday, he would be wave his little arms up … Continue reading Falling forward
Pain... Is an understatement. No one warned me about this part of baby-hood. Those newly emerges incisors looked harmless. There are 4 of them, two on top and two below. I didn't give much thought when Baby Aven suckled on my arm. He may be soothing his itchy gums during this teething period. I was … Continue reading Baby Shark
While I've occasionally updated my facebook wall, I have not actively engaged with my social media friends for the last one month! Yea, some of my personal friends have texted me in private expressing concerns. I'm also taking much longer to reply to their messages and it was very unlike my usual self. WHY? The … Continue reading Leave of Absence + Chat about Sleep
To all mothers-to-be and mothers young and old, we are all creators of miracles. Take a moment to celebrate yourself. Have a happy mothers' day!
GAME ON!!!! Resilience is... 1) Screaming for 20min, demanding to be picked up and carried. 2) Ignoring the earth shattering wails for 20mins, pretending that it isn't there. Final result - #AvenHu scored. Check out that victory grin. *Grrrrrrrr....* This chub chub is turning 8 months in two weeks time. As with any transformation, it … Continue reading Aven vs Momma
Wow, 6 months. It's been 6 months. Time seemed to take more significance when measured in baby milestones. As I dug up the photos, I'm humbled and amazed by his growth and development. From a sleepy "frowny" face to an active curious boy who fights naps just because he is recently discovering more with his … Continue reading 6th month – Dispelling Motherhood Myths
Dear Son, Thank you for choosing me as your mother and being the first born in the family. With your birth, I've naturally become a mother and it's been such a humbling journey. When I was pregnant, I felt like I'm carrying a little gift inside me, growing it on a daily basis. And now … Continue reading The Gift of Motherhood