10 Practical Tips in Raising a Teen

It is happening! She wrapped her arms around me, looked in the mirror and blurted out feeling proud, “Mom, look, we are almost of the same height now!” She was speaking of the inevitable truth. My daughter has turned 13 and she is officially a teenager with puberty hormones on a speed lane. Aside from her…

Why It’s Not Scary to Donate Blood?

It is a cliché but as a woman and as a mother, I have it in my veins. I live to nurture. It is in my blood to help and care about other people. I have always wanted to donate blood when I was younger but I was always scared of the needles and the mere sight…

5 Family-Friendly Neighbourhoods For Expats in Singapore

Boasting everything from greenery to quaint cafes to art galleries to fun options for kids, these cool neighbourhoods put a spin on day-to-day living – and family fun. Here are five to consider when moving to Singapore! Tanglin Home to many embassies, the prestigious neighbourhood of Tanglin has become one of the most sought-after on…

Congratulations to #JohnsonsBabySG Giveaway Winners!

  Congratulations Kristina OngDee (and her two Facebook friends Christa Po Lyn and Ester Em) and congratulations also to Weeqi Wee Qi (and her two Instagram friends @kanglaychoo and @xxbeexx__) You will all receive the New Johnson’s Top-to-Toe Washcloth and a lovely diaper organiser from #johnsonsbabysg. Thank you to all who joined the contest and congratulations again to the…

Congratulations #GetawaytoBatam Contest Winners!

Congratulations to all the winners of #GetawaytoBatam Contest! (1) Ajeek Syasya (2) Jemry Ong (3) Seline Chen You win a Pampering Package for Two at Familia Spa Batam inclusive of the following: *Enjoy 90 Minutes of Traditional Indonesian Massage at the Villa *Complimentary use of SPA facilities: hot and cold pool, sauna and steam rooms…

Online Shopping Deals and Discounts at ShopBack!

I have been a great fan of online shopping ever since I became a mom. But why not? I can do shopping while on my pajamas. I can browse through 101 different products in just simple clicks. I can securely pay using a credit card and many of these online shops offer free deliveries too. I just have to make sure…

Win a Pampering Treat from Familia Spa Batam

  Are you ready to go on a quick getaway to Batam? Do you want  some relaxing time in a spa? A soothing massage? Maybe a dip in a warm pool? Or perhaps have some drinks in a bar and cozy up with your loved one? Here is your chance for a wonderful time at Batam courtesy of Family Spa & Cafe Batam.  Three (3)…

3 Baby Bedtime Tricks That Really Work

My baby is soon turning two and she is still that terrible, irresistible, little munchkin. I still remember the time when we went home to Manila to celebrate her special days – Christening and 1st Birthday, and consistently, she was crying as soon as all the attention was on her. She sees our families and friends as strangers, unfamiliar faces trying to snatch…