My husband was sent to Sydney for business and what better way to “save” money! We can go there too and not pay for hotel fees. Yay! So, we applied for the visa, got approved, booked tickets and flew to Sydney. To save money, I decided not to fly Cathay Pacific and use staff tickets… Continue reading Travelling with a [16 month-old] toddler
A daughter of my friend started walking just before she turned 9 months. She’s a week older than Baby Tony. A daughter of my other friend started walking just when she was about 9.5 months old. She’s about a month younger than Baby Tony. Oh, Anak! When will you start walking? We, parents, often compare… Continue reading Milestone unlocked: Walking
After one miscarriage, a loooong waiting game and IUGR complications, our pride and joy is now 6 months old! How time flies when you’re enjoying every minute of it. Yes, it’s hard work being a mother. Yes, it’s even harder when breastfeeding. Yes, it’s quite stressful to pump in the office especially if you’re short… Continue reading Time flies! We’ve got a 6-month old baby now!
I had plugged ducts last Tuesday and I received help from nurses at the Maternal and Child Heath Centre and Molly from La Leche League HK. My son went to bed that night with me still pained with the plugged ducts. At around 2am early Wednesday morning, my son started to cry and would cry… Continue reading First fever at 5 months 2 weeks (22w6d)
When we had a miscarriage in 2013, we decided to live close to my work place so I don’t need to travel so far when I get pregnant again. Best decision of 2013! Living very close makes things a lot easier because I can go home and eat lunch then feed and cuddle my son… Continue reading Leaving home with a heavy heart
Maternity Leave (ML) here in HK is generally at least 10 weeks. Thank God my company made it 12 weeks so I added 2 weeks Vacation leave post-ML. I can’t believe it has been 3 months since I gave birth! It was just like yesterday when we found out we were finally pregnant, that he… Continue reading Maternity Leave over! Back to work!
It feels so good to finally be a mother! 🙂 To know that I’m the mum of this very happy baby who smiles and talks (coos and ahhs) a lot, nothing beats this feeling. How was your [first] mother’s day?