Remembering Ondoy

Eight years ago today, Sidney and I got up early after a restless night to assess the devastation caused by Typhoon Ondoy. We’ve experienced our fair share of floods before, but never anything like this – reaching more than 6 feet inside our house. Eight years ago today, we found out we lost a lot…

Another First.. First Time Going Swimming!

We recently had a church swimming activity that I wanted to go to, but it was drizzling that day and I haven’t found a swimsuit for my baby yet. There was one at Junction 8 but it costs SGD30, and I just knew that she would only get to wear it once or twice before…

My Baby’s First Taste of Solid Food

So… I’ve read before that you shouldn’t start feeding solids to your baby until she’s six months old. But my boss, who had a baby a few months before I did, told me that she let her second and third babies eat solids before they reached six months. She told me that you’ll know if…

Best. Anniversary. Ever

24 May 2013 was our 4th wedding anniversary, and it was also the day we¬†went home with our baby girl. Best anniversary ever. Usually we celebrate our anniversary with an out-of-town or out-of-the-country trip. On our first anniversary, we stayed for one night at a resort in¬†Antipolo City, Philippines. On our second anniversary, we stayed…

The Story of My Baby’s Birth

  At last, our baby girl has arrived weighing in at 3.412 kg!!! Last Wednesday, May 22, my hubby asked me early in the morning whether I had any contractions during the night. He’s been asking me the same thing for the past week or so, and the answer has always been the same –…