Author: Christina


Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinegar

IngredientsA box of spinach1 cucumberCherry tomatoes2 tbsp balsamic vinegar2 tbsp extra virgin olive oilPinch of saltParmesan cheese MethodWash vegetables and dry.Slice cucumbers.Put all vegetables together and mix well. Mix balsamic vinegar with olive oil and pour over mixed vegetables.Shred parmesan cheese on top of salad.Serve.


Soya Sauce Sesame Chicken

IngredientsSesame oilSoya sauceWater2 slices ginger1 chicken cut into small parts2 carrots2 stalks spring onion MethodHeat some sesame oil in wok.Put in ginger and fry till fragrant.Add in chicken parts and lightly fry.Add sauces and fry.Add water till it covers and put in carrots.Simmer for 30 minutes.Add spring onion and serve.


Watermelon Swan Basket

Ingredients1 huge watermelonDifferent variety of fruits to put in the basket ToolsPenknife or carving knifeFruit balls scraper MethodSlice off one end of the water melon so that the watermelon can sit on a plate while you carve.Use a whiteboard marker and draw the outlines of the swan or the picture that you want to carve.Then slowly […]


Strawberry Cheesecake

Ingredients250g digestive biscuits125g butter, melted (I used salted butter, but unsalted is fine as well.)1/4 tsp vanilla essence (optional)600g cream cheese100g caster sugar284ml heavy cream250g strawberries, sliced MethodGet ready a 15-20cm tin. Blend 250g digestive biscuits in a blender. Pour in melted butter and mix until the mixture feels like wet sand. Pour into tin and press firmly […]


Tang Yuan, Sweet Glutinous Rice Dumpling (Winter Solstice)

IngredientsFor dumpling dough2 cups glutinous rice flour1 cup water1 tbsp caster sugarFor sweet soup2 litres water160g brown sugarPandan leaves MethodBring a pot of water with pandan leaves and dried longan to a boil.Add brown sugar and mix. Once ready, put aside for serving later.Bring another pot of water to a boil. This is for boiling the […]


Seafood with Homemade Sambal Belachan

Ingredients300g prawns1 squid2-3 stalks of spring onion2 tbsp sambal belachan (See recipe here)1 yellow onion (optional) MethodHeat up some oil in a wok.Put in onions and stir fry till fragrant.Put in squid and prawns and fry till half cooked.Drop in 2 tbsp of sambal belachan and stir till coated evenly.Serve.


Healthy Fish Soup with Homemade Fish Stock Broth

IngredientsFor fish broth soup base. See recipe here.3 stalks of leekSome shallots3 slices of ginger1 kg fish bonesFor soup in this recipe.Fish ballsSpinach Puay LengCarrotsWantonThe quantity really depends on you. Its just a drop in and boil method.  MethodHeat up some oil in a pot.Stir fry shallots and ginger till fragrant.Add leek in and stir […]


Homemade Fish Stock Broth

Ingredients3 stalks of leekSome shallots3 slices of ginger1 kg fish bones MethodHeat up some oil in a pot.Stir fry shallots and ginger till fragrant.Add leek in and stir fry.Add fish bones and slightly fry on both sides. If there is too many pieces, you may remove the cooked ones and add the uncooked ones. Put all […]

One Dish Meals

Rice Cooker Chicken Rice

Ingredients1 chicken thigh or any parts that you likeSliced chicken breast (I have some left from the chicken stock that I made, so I sliced them and put with this dish)1 carrot chopped10-15 french beans, chopped into small pieces1 tomato MethodWash rice as usual, soaking it for around 5 minutes.Put all ingredients in and fill […]

Side Dishes

Tomatoes with Dried Orange Peels

IngredientsTomatoes (quantity up to you)Dried orange peels (quantity same as the tomatoes) MethodWash tomatoes and dry them with cloth or kitchen towel.Cut the orange peels to about 2 x 2 cm.Use toothpicks and arrange the tomatoes and the dried orange peels.Serve chilled.

Confinement Food, Soups

Double Boil Chicken Herbal Wine (DOM and XO Martell)

Ingredients1 chicken thigh, deskinned and cut into pieces1 rice bowl of DOM1/2 rice bowl of XO Martell1/2 rice bowl water1-2 pieces dang gui1-2 pieces ginger slice MethodPour boiling water over chicken pieces and set aside for 3 mins to remove the blood of the parts.Put all ingredients into double boiler.Cook for 3 hours.Important. Drink immediately […]


Hotdog Egg

Ingredients2 eggs, beaten1 hotdog, sliced ( I get them from IKEA)salt and peppercheese (optional) MethodHeat up oil in wok and fry sliced hotdog till golden brown.Pour egg mixture in and stir. Add a dash of salt and pepper immediately. If the hotdog is salty in the first place, you may omit salt and just add […]


Braised Pork Ribs with Black Beans and Bittergourd

IngredientsHandful of shallots and garlic (minced) and few slices of gingerPreserved black beansThey come in a small plastic bag and are not immersed in any liquid. You may try preserved soy bean paste if you want but personally I like this more.1 bitter gourd (sliced into 1 cm thick)If you do not want it too […]

DIY Recipes

Homemade Diaper Rash Oil

This is the recipe of a homemade diaper rash oil blend that blocks the skin from bacteria from their urine and poo. Have you ever seen what the ingredients are in the commercially sold diaper rash creams?Ingredients15 ml of Your choice of oil (sweet almond oil e.g.)1 drop Frankincense Essential OilMethodJust mix them gently and […]

DIY Recipes

Flu Essential Oil Blend

Lavender is known for their ability to help in anxiety, pain relief, disinfection and enhancement of blood circulation. It can also alleviate respiratory problems, which is why I am using it for flu for my kids.  Ingredients1 drop Lavender essential oil1 drop Teatree essential oil10ml Carrier oil (I use Sweet Almond)


Homemade Stovetop Grilled Char Siew

This dish is made using both ways, in oven and on stovetop. I have always liked the charred version of this dish. After making this dish, I always looked for charred char siew whenever I go out for food. Char siu is a popular way to flavor and prepare barbecued pork in Cantonese cuisine. It […]

One Dish Meals, Poultry

Chicken Baked Rice

Ingredients1 cup uncooked rice, rinsed and drainedWater to cook rice3 garlic cloves150g button mushrooms, sliced (white or brown fresh ones)150g chicken fillet, cubed10g butterFew tablespoons of Campbell’s cream of mushroom soupShredded mozarella cheeseShredded cheddar cheeseSalt and pepper to tasteParsley for garnishing, optional MethodUse a saucepan, melt the butter. Add in the sliced mushrooms and chicken […]


Homemade Oven Grilled Char Siew

This dish is made using both ways, in oven and on stovetop. I have always liked the charred version of this dish. After making this dish, I always looked for charred char siew whenever I go out for food. Char siu is a popular way to flavor and prepare barbecued pork in Cantonese cuisine. It […]


Soya Bean Milk

Soy milk is a beverage made from soybeans. A traditional staple of Asian cuisine, it is a stable emulsion of oil, water, and protein. It is produced by soaking dry soybeans and grinding them with water.


Popcorn Chicken

Fried chicken is a dish consisting of chicken pieces usually from broiler chickens which have been floured or battered and then pan-fried, deep fried, or pressure fried. The breading adds a crisp coating or crust to the exterior. Usage of egg enables the coating of flour and makes it crispy when fried. In this recipe, […]


Stir Fry Cauliflower with Minced Meat

This is one of the favourite simple that I cook in just 5 minutes. First of all, I do not have to pick the stems like spinach, I just simply cut off the bottom and use it for compost. No additional seasoning required and stir frying it will be crispy to add on to a […]


Baby Bak Choy in Shallot Oil

This is one of the favourite simple that I cook in just 5 minutes. First of all, I do not have to pick the stems like spinach, I just simply cut off the bottom. No additional seasoning required and stir frying it will be crispy to add on to a meal. Healthy and delicious!

Confinement Food, Poultry

Stir Fry Ginger Sesame Chicken

Ingredients5 slices of ginger, cut into thin strips3 tbsp sesame oil300g chicken, cut into pieces50ml water2 tbsp light soya saucea dash of rock sugar, blended MethodHeat up sesame oil under medium heat. Then add ginger strips and fry till fragrant.Add chicken pieces and cook on both sides till about 80% cooked.Add light soya sauce and […]

Eggs, Seafood

Onion Prawns Omelette

The aroma of eggs has always been one of the most fulfilling of all, this time with onions and prawns, which further enhances the taste. With minimal seasoning, one can easily dish this in minutes. Best with plain rice or porridge.


Steamed Soy Sauce Grouper

One of my favourites! Get a fresh fish from the wet market and do it the same night, I promise you this is a heavenly dish. Light marinade sauce, easy cooking and easy to remember steps. Ever since I manage to try this particular new wet market stall that sell fresher seafood, this dish is […]

Beverages, Confinement Food, Side Dishes

Hakka Glutinous Rice Wine

Ingredients1 kg Glutinous rice3 spicy wine yeast 辣酒饼2 sweet wine yeast 甜酒饼3 tbsp red wine yeast 红曲 (if you want to yield red wine instead of yellow)This is a type of beverage that I always like to drink, and also use for one of my favourite dish – Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken 糯米黄酒鸡. See recipe […]


Kai Lan with Braised Mushrooms

Ingredients (Serves 2)4-6 prawns (frozen or fresh)1/2 squid (cleaned and cut)1 big tomato (cut into small cubes)dried parsley leaves (fresh also ok)cream or milk (your own preference)parmesan cheeseseafood or prawn stockMarinade2 tsp light soy sauce¼ tsp dark soy sauce½ tsp sugar1 tsp shaoxing wine ( I used glutinous rice wine, which I ferment myself.)¼ tsp […]

One Dish Meals, Seafood

Seafood Tomato Cream Pasta

Ingredients (Serves 2)4-6 prawns (frozen or fresh)1/2 squid (cleaned and cut)1 big tomato (cut into small cubes)dried parsley leaves (fresh also ok)cream or milk (your own preference)parmesan cheeseseafood or prawn stockMarinade2 tsp light soy sauce¼ tsp dark soy sauce½ tsp sugar1 tsp shaoxing wine ( I used glutinous rice wine, which I ferment myself.)¼ tsp […]

Side Dishes, Vegetables

Nonya Achar

Ingredients3 tbsps Rempah (Recipe available here)1 cup white rice vinegar1½ cups water2 cups sugar (400 g)For blanching2 cups white rice vinegar2 cups water1 tbsp sugar1 tbsp salt150g carrots, peeled, trimmed, and cut into thin batons300g cabbage, cut into large bite size pieces150g turnip, cut into thin slicesHalf pineapple, cut into slices3 cucumbers, trimmed and cut […]

Confinement Food, Poultry

Glutinous Wine Chicken

Ingredients Glutinous rice wine, enough to cover the chicken parts. (click here for recipe)I made this wine myself as it is illegal to sell wine here without license, it is not easy to buy. I used to buy from this lady who makes it at home but find that it is too diluted. Hence I […]


Braised Chicken Wings with Potatoes and Carrots

Ingredients8 chicken wings2 large potatoes1 carrot, roughly chopped2 tsp minced shallots2 to 3 slices ginger¾ cup waterspring onion, sectioned, for garnishMarinade2 tsp light soy sauce¼ tsp dark soy sauce½ tsp sugar1 tsp shaoxing wine ( I used glutinous rice wine, which I ferment myself.)¼ tsp saltpepper to tasteSauce½ tsp light soy sauce1 tsp oyster sauce1 […]

Side Dishes


Ingredients10 dried chillies, soaked in water and cut to small pieces8 fresh red chillies8 candlenuts (usually found in the dried goods stall in markets)3 garlic cloves15 shallots (I like more of this as it increases the aroma)2 tsp of belachan (fermented shrimp paste), toast it slightly to improve the fragrance1 stalk of lemongrass4 lime leaves1/2 tsp […]

Side Dishes

Hae Bee Hiam Spicy Dried Shrimps

Ingredients250g dried shrimps100g shallots6 garlic cloves15 fresh red chilli8 dried chilli, soaked in water for about 15-20 mins and drained.10 bird’s eye chilli2 tbs brown sugar1 tsp salt4-5 tbsps vegetable oilSome water MethodSoak shrimps in water for 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.Cut and peel garlic, shallots and chillies into smaller pieces. Add some water, […]


Review on Karaoke System

In 2015, as I was getting more and more used to the lifestyle as a SAHM, I got pretty bored when I was done with all the household chores and the preparation of dinner. I came across this KTV system that comes with a monitor and 50,000 songs. Immediately, I started planning my purchase and revamp […]


Review on Nuova Simonelli Oscar II Espresso Machine

This is how it all started. I have been coffee since I started working. I like the aroma, the roast and the grinding of the beans. So about 2 years ago, I started my “investment” on a coffee machine. I bought Nespresso as there was lots of marketing and so many types of beans that I […]


Spices Oil

This is the concoction I got from a new neighbour who is always cooking for her kids. It definitely brings out all flavours when you use it every time you cook. Any type of oil (I used rice bran with peanut)Cinnamon八角花椒10-15 slices of ginger2 red onionsThrow all Ingredient in and cook under medium for 1 hour […]

DIY Recipes

Moisturizing Hand & Body Cream

1/4 cup coconut oil (I also really like Nutiva organic or Tropical Traditions)1/8 cup shea butter1/8 cup cocoa butter (See notes for alternatives)1 Tbsp aloe vera juice1 Tbsp liquid oil of choice (like sweet almond, jojoba, etc.)5-10 drops essential oils  (use according to your skin type)  Heat the shea butter, coconut oil, and cocoa butter over low […]

DIY Recipes

Peppermint Lip Balm

Ingredients2 tablespoons beeswax pastilles2 tablespoons shea butter2 tablespoons coconut oil30+ drops peppermint essential oil MethodMelt beeswax, shea butter and coconut oil in a double boiler or small glass bowl over a small pot of boiling water, stirring constantly until melted.Remove pan from heat but keep over the still-hot water to keep the mixture melted.Add essential […]

Bandung-Jakarta Trip July 2016, Trips

Jakarta 24 July 2016

Today is our last day in Jakarta before setting off to the airport at 3pm. So we have planned to try breakfast at PIK Bebek Bihun. Chance of Chng tng is gonna be low. And we thought we might just go international for a little while at CentralPark (shopping mall). Plans were all changed. We […]

Bandung-Jakarta Trip July 2016, Trips

10 Things About Bandung

Stay in a nice hotel as high up as possible. The breeze and breakfast will be worth it. As it is a place well visited by Indonesians from other cities, the best time to travel will be during the weekdays. Food is not especially cheap if you eat in restaurants but they are definitely more […]

Bandung-Jakarta Trip July 2016, Trips

Jakarta 24 July 2016

This morning I had breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Pretty good as they serve some local traditional dishes. I’m a sucker at the words ‘local’ and ‘traditional’. After passing by PIK, we moved on to Muara Karang to have Nasi Padang. Owner is a local Chinese and we were glad to speak Mandarin there. We […]

Bandung-Jakarta Trip July 2016, Trips

Bandung, Indonesia 22 July 2016

We were so tired after the massage yesterday and started our day at 1030am.  We decided to stay another night in Bandung as there was simply too much to explore than Jakarta. So we extended another night stay at The 1O1 Bandung Hotel Dago. Cost: IDR550,000 Headed straight to a local noodle stall recommended by […]


Toilet Renovation

Few months ago, I started thinking of renovating my toilets. When I bought my house, I did not do any renovation to the toilets, as they will still in usable condition. The floors and the walls in the bathrooms were coated with a chemical which saves me the hassle of cleaning the grout lines. Hence, […]

Myanmar June 2016

Share from Bagan Trip

I think these are pretty important for a new visitor like me after visiting Myanmar. I hope that you read these before embarking on this journey.Flies and bugs are everywhere, whether you like it or not. Bring a bottle of Citronella essential oil or some lemongrass ointment and make sure you apply before you set […]

Myanmar June 2016

Day 3 Exploring Bagan 24 June 2016

This morning, we went to Shweleik Too Pagoda for the sunrise. So at 4 am, we woke up, rode the ebike in the dark and went to the pagoda that we feel that will not be crowded as we did not want to squeeze with the rest of the crowd. As this is the low […]

Myanmar June 2016, Trips

Day 2: Yangon to Bagan 23 June 2016

We reached Bagan at 5am in the morning and will be checking into our hotel Aung Mingular before venturing out. This will be a one night stay as we will be taking the overnight bus service to back to Yangon tomorrow night. So effectively, we have 2D1N in Bagan. And we shall treasure it!Upon reaching […]

Yangon International Airport
Myanmar June 2016

Day 1: Myanmar trip 22 June 2016

Finally the first trip in many decades, we decided to travel to Myanmar on our backpacks. For all the fees we paid for the individual journeys, I will state it below for your referenceWe have reached the Yangon international airport!  This was the view when we were landing, they have deliberately built this at the […]


Review on strollers

During my 8 years of life as a mother, I have been constantly in search of a stroller that best suits me. I have 3 kids, 8, 6 and the youngest at 2. So at any point, I need a stroller that suits me for each child. Once every few months, my husband will hear […]


Ordering Groceries Online

Honest Bee ( Minimum Order: Delivery Fee: Fastest Delivery Time: Pros: Cons: Redmart ( Minimum Order: Delivery Fee: Fastest Delivery Time: Pros: Cons: NTUC ( Minimum Order: Delivery Fee: Fastest Delivery Time: Pros: It’s the long brand name since when we were young, and they have almost everything. Cons: FOC delivery only applies to purchases […]


Zac called from school

Just received a call from Zac when he has finished his lunch in school. Time is so precious and the kids are growing so fast every day. Seems like yesterday when I got married and now in a blink of an eye, 8 years have passed…. 

Fluffy the poodle

A dog named Fluffy

My kids have been asking for pets and I have always turned them down, thinking that I will eventually be the one who will be taking care of it.  But one day while dining with friends, I just told them that I don’t mind having a dog. I think dogs are fun in a way […]

The kids

Searching for a Maclaren

Since I am taking care of my newborn Zoe, carriers and strollers have become a definite neccessity in my daily life. This is a superlate post as I have been super busy with the now almost 1.5year old toddler. When Zoe was about a month old, I started with a Boba wrap, thinking that it […]

The kids


It’s 3 am in the morning and I can’t sleep… Gosh! I’m starting to ramble though, was just looking through my blog and realised that I missed out a lot of blogging on my life and my kids cos I have been too busy with everything from cooking to cleaning to washing to caring for […]


Choosing an oven

Recently I’m crazy over a kitchen machine. And I think it’s because I just bought a decent oven. For the longest time I have been using a tabletop oven. If you ask me, I went with Iona GL380. Good and heats up fast with functions that can do pizzas, baked rice, baked chicken and wings. […]


How I revamp the kids’ bedroom

I have always wanted to have a very warm and cosy bedroom for the kids but due to financial constraints (more likely I’m stingy) I just didn’t want to fork out the money for it. So while I was busy I just found more things to make me busier. My neighbour introduced me to Carousell, […]

The kids, Trips, Zac, Zann, Zoe

Day trip to Pontian

We ventured out to Pontian with House of Lim. All I ever know about Pontian is the wantan noodles. So what we must try is also that when we reach the small town. We went in through tuas checkpoint which will then take another hour to reach. Traffic was pretty clear. We headed to Kheng […]


Third month coming

The third month is finally within sight. Yesterday she seemed very tired as she was sleeping in chunks. Maybe she is growing. I just hope to see a great improvement when she reaches 3 months old. Considering that she is breastfed, she seems pretty chunky for her age but when the nurses weigh her, she […]


Zann’s first visit to the dentist

Zann’s two front teeth are beginning to decay, and the distance is increasing. So we thought we better see a dentist before her root canal gets affected. We chose Sunshine Dental at Woodlands for the many good reviews online. When we first entered the dentist’s room, there is a big screen showing the latest show […]

Zac, Zann, Zoe

Trip to the Singapore Zoo once again

We decided to skip class and head for the zoo today. It was very empty and we realised that the waterplay area is closed, again!. So we reminded each other that we have to check for their closing date before we come the next time round. This time, Zac took a small notebook and attempted […]


Week 10 Jaundice cleared

Today we went to the polyclinic to take the blood test for jaundice and it measured 23, which is really low and it means that Zoe’s jaundice has cleared. Fortunately I listened to my hubby and didn’t get too worried as he said that it won’t be that serious and we could see her improving […]


He is simply cunning

Scenario 1 After 3 hours at Polliwogs… Zac: Mama i let you choose. After we buy french fries, will you let me play game or play water? Me: *thinking* who says I’m going to let you do any of those? ~~ Scenario 2 During dinner, zac has troubles finishing his food. Zac: Mama can i […]


Week 9

I still sometimes struggle hard to manage her expectations and wants, especially when we are out. I am always latching and she is always fidgety. But one great heartwarming gesture i get from her is her smiles. She reacts very positively when i am talking to her or near her. She is also getting heavier […]


Week 8

This is the end of Zoe’s 8th week. Supposedly on books and online media, growth spurts will all be over. I hope it does not knock on me soon. The period during growth spurts can be quite frustrating and tiring. Zoe can coo and respond to me when i speak and play with her. She […]

The kids

Mother’s Day 2014

One thing I like about school is that they teach kids about all festivals and important days in our lives. If i were to homeschool him i would feel wierd if i were to tell him to say Happy Mother’s Day to me. This was made by Zac and when he presented to me, Zann […]

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 37 (22 Apr 2014) Hep B 2nd dose

Today is Zoe first vaccination ever since she was discharged. The business at polyclinic is ever so prosperous, so crowded with people. Fortunately for newborns I heard the queue is much faster. Maybe cos not many newborns go to the polyclinic. But vaccinations require for primary 1 is free, so why not? We went for […]

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 28 (13 Apr 2014) Baby Shower

Today is the celebration for Zoe full month and also that I can soon start to eat some decent normal food. Many friends and relatives came to give their blessings and I really appreciate it. These days I would also like to attend these kind of occasions as they are the only few times one […]

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 25 (10 Apr 2014) Growth spurt!

Today I was in desperation of need to make sure my baby doesn’t cry after a full feed. The only thing that works is stuffing her mouth with my breast. I am really thankful for having Facebook as a platform for doubts that u have as as breastfeeding mum. I asked around for tips and […]

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 20 (5 Apr 2014)

Baby shower has been fixed on 13th Apr Sunday and I chose Chilli Api Catering according to some good reviews online. The dishes that I will be ordering are Kampung Mee Siam, Olive Seafood Fried Rice, Crispy Cutlet with Chicken Floss, Smoked Duck Breast, Seafood Beancurd,  Chicken Ngoh Hiang, Chap Chye, Chocolate cake, Cheng Tng, […]

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 18 (3 Apr 2014)

Today Zoe has been drinking every 2 hours, I wonder whether she is having a growth spurt, which I hope since the nanny is still here. Experience really makes a lot of difference. With experience I am able to better manage Zoe with many situations within my expectations. Click to view video.

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 17 (2 Apr 2014) Baby Zoe Swimming

Today I started bb Zoe on swimming. During Zac times he swims everyday and enjoys the activity very much. From what I read online, swimming helps brain and motor skills development. Her first day was pretty calm and she didn’t cry much, seemed like she was enjoying the swim. She still has a bit of […]

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 16 (1 Apr 2014) 2014 Challenge

Today is the EDD of Baby Zoe. She was born 38 weeks. It’s not April’s Fool joke. Last night was a killer for the nanny.  Baby didn’t sleep till 5 am, making noises from 1 am after I comfort fed her. Till now I’m still trying to learn Priscillia Dunston’s recognition of baby cries, trying […]

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 15 (31 Mar 2014)

Everything is well and I can feel that baby has grown since she came back from the hospital. I bought a weighing scale just for weighing her so that I know how much she has grown and it turns out that the weighing scale was not accurate at all! Argzzz! Tomorrow I will be going […]

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 14 (30 Mar 2014) High fever

Today I got a high fever 39.2°C and was down as I felt my whole body aching, my head spinning and aching. My nanny then told me to eat the painkiller that was prescribed by the hospital and wrap myself in the blanket to force the perspiration out. Once my clothes become wet, I have […]

Uncategorized, Zoe

Day 13 (29 Mar 2014)

No school for kids which kinda meant noise throughout the day for me. I was REALLY tired that I could not be bothered with the kids and just slept. Had a good nap and now eyes wide open watching my hk drama. Isn’t she just too cute?


Day 4 (20 Mar 2014) Engorgement!!

Today I am experiencing engorgement as the body makes more milk for the baby, not knowing how much they need for a start. While the baby starts nursing the body will naturally adjust to their appetite and make the amount of milk that she requires for every feed. Hence I truly believe that EVERY MOTHER […]


20 Feb-Zac’s present to me

Today Zac was quietly in his bedroom. After 15 mins he came out and showed me this drawing and wished me ‘Happy Birthday’. His story goes like this:”This is a birthday cake for you. It is raining and we are at a river. The rain put off the fire and everything fell unto the grass.”

The kids

A new school

It has been 2 months since I changed their school and Zac immediately responded that he preferred the new school when I asked him today. I’m glad he was able to settle well as it may affect his mood in school. Hopefully next year when he goes to primary school he is more mature to […]