Feminine issues

My first period after IUD (copper)

[By Big C] WARNING: Some cringeworthy TMI here. Read about my IUCD aka IUD (copper) insertion here. So I had it inserted on 12 July and I just had my first period after the insertion. IUD - the copper aka non-hormonal kind is expected to cause heavier menstrual flow and more intense cramps; while IUD… Continue reading My first period after IUD (copper)

Parenting

Ballet & Jazz class (Little Stars) for kids @ Stepping Out Studios

[By Big C] Big E has been asking to learn ballet ever since she watched the animation "Leap" aka "Ballerina". She was also "influenced" by her classmates who are also taking ballet classes. I know that she enjoys music and dance alot, and I felt dance is a good form of exercise and can teach… Continue reading Ballet & Jazz class (Little Stars) for kids @ Stepping Out Studios

Parenting

The NEW IKEA Tampines Småland children’s play area is opened!

[By Big C] The moment Big E has been waiting for is here! Småland has reopened! They are now on trial and will be officially opened with effect from 14 Dec 17. We were disappointed to see Småland under renovation when we visited last month as it has been awhile since Big E visited IKEA.… Continue reading The NEW IKEA Tampines Småland children’s play area is opened!

Parenting

I did solo night shift with my baby for the first 26 months…

[By Big C] It was my first 26months of Motherhood and Big E's first 26 months of Babyhood... When Big E was born, my arrangement for confinement was to move in with my in-laws so she could cook some meals for me and just bathe Big E. I wanted to and was confident that I… Continue reading I did solo night shift with my baby for the first 26 months…

Breastfeeding, Parenting

My love-hate relationship with comfort latching

[By Big C] My knowledge about breastfeeding grew tremendously from Big E to Small E. Back then when I was pregnant with Big E, I only depended on some Apps to track the weeks and most knowledge about pregnancy, childbirth and newborn were taught by the KKH docs and Nurses. I know breastfeeding is great!… Continue reading My love-hate relationship with comfort latching

Parenting

Everything you need to know about MOE kindergarten

[By Big C] Read the news... Children in MOE kindergartens to get priority in entering co-located primary schools  "Under the pilot programme, these children will be eligible under Phase 2A2 starting from the 2018 Primary 1 registration exercise, for admission in 2019. Previously, Phase 2A2 was only reserved for children whose parents or siblings have… Continue reading Everything you need to know about MOE kindergarten