Working After School Hours is NOT Part of Service

First off, I will state clearly: I am a mother. I am also working full time. I am also working in a school. I am NOT a teacher. I am part of the Support Staff who is NOT entitled to school holiday scheme. I work 52 weeks excluding public holidays. […]



The Third Trimester Is Here

I have finally reached the third trimester. Having a fetus kicking every few minutes is fun as long as my bladder isn’t the one being pushed. So, there I was, trying to find and decide a confinement meal caterer when I decided to use The Natal Kitchen as it was […]

Confinement Meals Catering Search 1

It is about time I order confinement meals catering if I want the early bird discount. This early bird discount is more valid for RichFoods and Natal Essentials. I recently received a package from Nestle Baby Club and it gave me a coupon of SGD100 off from The Natal Kitchen. […]


What I Hope to Try After Birth

I feel deprived. Mostly of food that I want to eat. Except, I have no appetite to eat. Thus, watching food and recipes online just makes me anxious for the upcoming birth. So that I can finally eat what I really want to try. Those deliciously healthy (I certainly hope […]

Not Enjoying The Pregnancy

For this time, I am not enjoying this pregnancy. The constant nausea is driving me crazy during my waking hours and the nights of tossing are torturous. If I were not working, I would sleep at home all day and feel less terrible. However, I am still nauseous and vomiting […]


Finally The 2nd Trimester

And so, I have finally reached the 2nd trimester. The first trimester had been very tiring and challenging. I had to work and vomit at the same time unless I was lying down. Lying down on the bed helped a lot than eating too many plums and my tooth ached. […]

I Wish I Can Work 6 Hours for a 5-Day Work Week

When I read somewhere that a Swedish company has completed a successful trial of letting the employees work only 6 hours on a 5-day work week, I was intrigued and jealous. Why can’t Singapore ever adopt that kind of mentality with an 8-hour pay? Because we work to mark attendance. […]

How a Toddler Got Everyone in a Frenzy

It was work as usual until I received the scary call from MIL. She was so worried as she said that my girl was crying buckets about her hand being painful and unable to lift it up after she had some fall. Immediately, I sought approval to get time off. […]

The Many Concerns of a Working Parent

Initially, I wanted the title to be a mother but felt that parent would suffice. We all have our concerns once we become parents. Such as hiring a maid to look after our children after we go back to work. Some prefer to let the children especially when they have […]

Horrific Beheading of A 4-Year-Old Girl in Taiwan

I was too shocked at the news headline when I read it. A four-year-old girl was beheaded in a bizarre act in Taiwan. With her mother watching on. What the mother does afterward is nothing short of a magnanimous act towards the murderer. The people were outraged by the heinous […]