What to Expect When Expecting in Singapore

I have read every single page of the book, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” … but that was 11 years ago when I got pregnant with my first child, Jodee. And believe me, I have long forgotten the basics of breast-feeding and diaper-changing, and I had no idea destiny would require me to refresh…

10 Signs Mom is (oh so) Bored

1. The next door auntie is mom’s new best friend. 2. All her plants blooming, none withered or died in the past weeks. 3. No surprises of spoiled veggies or leftovers in the refrigerator. 4. Mom got time to sit down and get acquainted with Ina Garten of the lovely show, Barefoot Contessa. 5. Mom…

10 iPhone Apps Useful to Expats

The iPhone apps listed here are easy to use, work well with the latest iPhone OS, very useful to globe-trotters and best of all – it’s FREE to download! 1. Viber Free Viber to Viber local and international calls and text messages. Needs internet connection to work. 2. XE It works even when offline, you…

My Kitchen Challenge Day 3: Seafood Fritata

Good Morning! Don’t you just love eggs in the morning? I do, and today’s recipe could be eaten not just in the morning but on any time of the day (that is if you are not too choosy with your meal). It is also very easy to prepare and cooks in 20 minutes or less.…

My Kitchen Challenge – 4 Days of Healthy & Yummy Meals

Singapore is a food paradise. It offers wide assortment of flavorful food which origins may be traced from China, India and the Malay peninsula. Like its culture, the food here is so diverse and it’s people has this deep, long relationship with good food. Singaporeans would know where the best place to eat Hainanese Chicken…

My Phuket Retreat

I wanted to unwind, to distress, to free myself from all the clutter occupying my mind. So one fine day of August, I asked permission from my daughter and husband to allow me to have some mommy time. Mommy time turned out to be traveling solo for the first time. There were understandable apprehensions initially,…

Life Lessons at 36

I turned 36 last June 23rd. Oh yeah, I did not mumble the numbers and did not flutter my lashes in shame.I feel there is really nothing to be embarrassed about a person aging. Everyone ages anyway, but not everyone matures as they say. For as long as you are growing old gracefully, then you…