Parenting

Preparing yourself and your toddler / child for Child Care (Singapore)

[By Big C] Read here (Part 1 & Part 2) if you are looking for information on infant care. Many children start attending child care after 18 months and it is a daunting thought for both the child and the parents. Though my kids were in infant care since 4 months old, I was anxious… Continue reading Preparing yourself and your toddler / child for Child Care (Singapore)

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

Do you know that iliadin nose drops shouldn’t be used for more than 5 consecutive days?

[By Big C] ALERT PARENTS! Please take note of this point and pass the message to all your friends as iliadin nose drop is a very common prescription and it's also available OTC (Over-the-counter). iliadin® 0,01 % Nose Drops is a nasal decongestant in an easy-to-use drop format especially for infants from 1 month to 1… Continue reading Do you know that iliadin nose drops shouldn’t be used for more than 5 consecutive days?

Parenting

It’s not just the IKEA dresser that parents should be wary of…

[By Big C] IKEA relaunches recall of dressers in US after death of 8th child Such news break my heart when I imagine how the little ones get trapped under the dressers. And these news are not rare... especially for these IKEA dressers... Official recall from IKEA here. Name of Product: Children’s and adult chests and dressers… Continue reading It’s not just the IKEA dresser that parents should be wary of…

Parenting, Shopping

Where to get cheaper Gerber puffs in Singapore?

[By Big C] Gerber puffs (and its likes) are one of the must-have of toddler's snacks! It's cute in shape and it's easy to pack. Tots can practise their pincer grips and I simply love how I can count One, Two, Three and it sounds like I am the more generous mum when I announced… Continue reading Where to get cheaper Gerber puffs in Singapore?

Parenting

Help! My kid is not speaking yet?!

[By Big C] Both Big E and Small E had the same issue at their 18-month development check at the polyclinic. Both were done at Hougang Polyclinic (and it’s free!) So we have both the nurse and the doctor asking me if they were able to say simple words like papa, mama etc. My answer… Continue reading Help! My kid is not speaking yet?!