• Being Homemaker

    🎁 Exciting Gift Ideas for Men

    Hey there awesome ladies, another opportunity to give men a gift is right around the corner. Perhaps you’ve been giving wack gifts to your special man all this time? Well, it’s time for a change. There’s this misconception that only women love and appreciate gifts, this is simply not true. Most men would also appreciate the thoughtfulness and care that goes into picking them a gift. Men love to be pampered and shown a good time too, you know. The following ideas work not just for Valentine’s day but for birthdays, christmas and any other special occasion. 1. A Spa Treat For one of our wedding anniversaries, I booked a…

  • Being Mom

    Baby Things Shopping List

    Singing *Somebody’s on the way oh, bigi bigi bouncing baby*. If you’re reading this post on a list of baby things or baby items, chances are high you’re expecting your very own bundle of joy, I’d like to say a big congratulations to you, may you deliver safe and sound! Shopping for a new baby is an exciting time and by the time you’re done, you’d end up wondering how one little human being needs so many baby things. Try not to go too crazy with the shopping though, some of the baby items you’ll end up buying might never get touched. I’ll share a list of baby things as…

  • Being Mom

    This Too Shall Pass – Encouraging New Moms

    When I had my baby back in 2017 and became a new mom, it felt like an out of body experience. Till today, I try to bring up the memories of the first few days in the hospital but most of it is blurry. One memory that sticks though is my blood draw/IV line (drip) experience. My son was delivered via cesarean and everything went great! Then the second night came. Before the surgery, two IV lines had been drawn on both arms for passing of fluids (drip) and medication. The lines worked well the first night but by the next afternoon, I had huge swellings at the site where…

  • Being Mom

    First Time Mom Questions – Top 10

    As a first time mom, you have questions. Heaps, tons, barrels of questions and we will tackle some of them here. Pregnancy has come and gone. The highs, lows, discomfort, pain, swollen feet, great hair, pregnancy glow and all those hormones. Oh, the hormones. Now you have this great gift home with you, you’ve read different resources, most guests coming to visit you and the baby have various suggestions but you’re still confused. First off, you need to know everyone and their mother would have advice for a first time mom. You need to activate a super strong filter, it’s not every advice you should follow and not everything should…

  • Being Mom

    Helicopter Parenting – How to Not be Guilty

    In the course of one of my countless lost in the Internet sessions, I came across the term “Helicopter Parenting”. I never considered myself a worrier until I had my son. In fact, I used to think of myself as someone who never got bothered by things, happy go lucky, let’s see how it all goes kinda girl. But since I brought a child into this world, it has been a whole new story entirely. I find myself thinking. Thinking about the future. Will life be kind to him? Is he going to make the right friends? Will he be a bully? Will he be bullied? How will he navigate…