Category: Life Issues

When a Wedding Photoshoot Goes Bad…Cos of the Models

Some of you would have seen my social media postings on a Wedding Photoshoot I did a couple of weeks back. I was really amazed by the responses that it generated! While my friends who were single went, “Ohhhh so sweet, so nice to do this again!” One or two even added, “so romantic to…




Oh How I Love My Mum (in law)!

Mother’s Day is round the corner. Many have commented how commercialised the event is, how we should love our mummies every day and not just that one Sunday, how dinner on another day would be cheaper etc. I totally agree! It has reached the profit making highlight of all businesses just like Valentine’s Day but…




Are You As Self Conscious As Your Child?

Recently our car was sent in for repair works, and we were given a Replacement Car (or Courtesy Car) to use. When Edmund and I first saw it, we gulped. It was bright yellow, and was most interesting. Look! What I didn’t expect was the kids’ reactions! Nicole immediately went, “Oh no! So embarrassing!”, and…




How Much to Give for Primary School Allowance?

This is the question many parents face when their children start school. How do we decide how much to give? Would it be too little? Or too much? Would my child go hungry? Here’s a quick guide to help you decide on the amount. Step 1: Identify what your kids can spend on First up,…




The Haze: What happened between 8.30 & 9 p.m. on 24 Sep 2015

The Haze is here and we’ve all gained new knowledge on surviving it. I mean info on which is the best mask, how to read PSI, using a wet towel with a fan etc… these weren’t stuff that our mothers taught us. Yet I learnt something else from this haze, and from the Social Media…




Tween Parenting: Laying the Foundation at Preschool

Bringing up girls is a test of one’s discernment, patience and wisdom. And especially for Mummies. I think before man invented mirrors, there were Mummies and Daughters! Nicole is now 10, and Nadine is 7. And of course the younger one is on her own journey as she grows up. Nothing is replicated in the…




To Market, To Toa Payoh East Night Market

I love going to the market. I love the smell of fresh food, the wide array of choices and strangely, I love the haphazard layouts of markets and the stalls. You really don’t know what’s fully in store for you at the market! So you can imagine how thrilled I was when I found out…




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