Category: Tips

  • 7 Things You can Do During Breastfeeding

    7 Things You can Do During Breastfeeding

    You do not have to stare blankly in the air while breastfeeding. You may be admiring your cutie pie while you are nursing him/her, but if you nurse him/her every 2-3 hours for at least half an hour or so, probably you will get bored just staring at him/her. Let me give you some ideas, there…

  • 10 Tips to better sleep for baby

    10 Tips to better sleep for baby

    10 tips to better sleep for baby and mummy – this article is specifically written for the benefits of the first-time parents in particular, who are going through sleeping problems with their infant(s) like we did with our twins last time. These are frequently asked questions by mummies and daddies, “Why my baby doesn’t fell…

  • From Boardroom to Playroom: Decoding the SAHM’s DNA

    From Boardroom to Playroom: Decoding the SAHM’s DNA

    From Boardroom to Playroom: Decoding the SAHM’s DNA Essentially, there is no financial benefits being a Stay-At-Home-Mom (known as SAHM hereafter), instead it is an economically senseless or irrational to be a SAHM. Then, why are there so many SAHM? In fact, I am one too for now. So, what is the rationale for being…

  • What to ask and look out for when choosing a Childcare Centre?

    What to ask and look out for when choosing a Childcare Centre?

    For past couple of months, we have been busy looking for a child-care centre for G&G to enter next year. We have been warned that for some popular child-care centres, the waiting time can be as long as half year to a year. Like any first-time parents, we started to ask around for tips on…

  • Part 6: Is there a Way to Save Monies?

    Part 6: Is there a Way to Save Monies?

    Is there a way to save monies? Yes, many many ways! I have 15 tips and tricks to share. 1. Budget, budget, budget. Track performance, review spending and amend budget. 2. Find opportunity to refinance mortgage loan. It is always good to source for lower interest loan package and make a switch. Would it be…

  • Part 5: Why do I always Burst my Wallet?

    Part 5: Why do I always Burst my Wallet?

    “Why do I always burst my wallet?” This is a common mystery to many people. It is pretty easy to find the solution. Is your budget a realistic one or just some numbers you are hoping it will happen? And, what has possibly gone missing or wrong? 1. Major category and arbitrary amount – You…

  • 7 Tips to Survive without a Full-Time Domestic Helper

    7 Tips to Survive without a Full-Time Domestic Helper

    “Salute to you mummy, how do you survive your daily life with taking care of your twins without a full-time domestic helper or maid (to be used interchangeably) ?” This is one of the questions frequently asked by my friends as well as strangers on the street. it seems like an amazing feat that I…

  • Part 3: How to Do a Household Budget?

    Part 3: How to Do a Household Budget?

    Now, I assume you have some good time to sit down with your spouse to plough through your document and work through a proper budget for the family. So, how to do a household budget? First thing first, set the financial goals which you would like to achieve through the budgeting, which I have mentioned…

  • How to beat the Postnatal Blues without drugs?

    How to beat the Postnatal Blues without drugs?

    How to beat the Postnatal Blues without drugs? This is a serious topic and putting a serious topic in a light-hearted way is difficult. But, I will try. UNDERSTANDING POSTNATAL BLUES Not all women get post-natal blues after delivery but it is common to slip into some form of baby blues or post-natal blues during…