A friend shared the following poem and it struck a chord with me. After becoming a mum, one of the questions I've been asking myself very often is, "How do I teach my child? What kind of life do I want to guide him towards?". You see, when I was a teenager, my mother would … Continue reading What I want in life
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
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
Aven decided to quit his nap times and wanted to be cuddled and carried. No more independent baby! People always talk about work-life balance. I wonder if they had tried work-baby balance! Running a full time business from home is challenging enough, add an attention seeking baby into the equation... BAM! Challenging would be an … Continue reading Work-Baby Balance
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