Anyone searching for the lowdown on the Singapore Baby Bonus Scheme may quickly get consumed by information overload. To make matters worse, in September 2014 the Singapore government announced some big changes to the Baby Bonus Scheme that will come into force at some point in Q2 2015. Getting your head around it all can be somewhat challenging. We’ve come to...

Are you looking for breastmilk storage guidelines that can clear up the confusion and make your life easier? Read on mummy! Unfortunately us breastfeeding mamas can’t always have our boobs on offer for our hungry tots and expressing and storing breast milk represents a great way to ensure baby can get the benefits of the good stuff when we can’t be around or are...

As these no bake healthy granola bars prove, toddler snack recipes don’t have to be complicated. Heck, with this number you don’t even have to turn the oven on! Not only are these delicious granola bars easy to make, they are literally packed full of goodness, with no artificial nasties whatsoever. Super easy, super yummy and super nutritious! What more...

Let’s be honest here mamas and dadas… many of us have been there. Turned our backs on our little ones for just two seconds to find something decidedly dodgy clutched in their little mitts and all panic has let loose. Unfortunately for some parents, two seconds is just that bit too long and before they know it their precious bub has swallowed something untoward...

While Heston Blumenthal messes around trying to make lapsang souchong tea smoked salmon popcorn-flavoured gnomes, the rest of us have more mundane food-based challenges to conquer. Like figuring out just what the heck we should be feeding our hungry tots and when. Take the day-to-day guesswork and confusion out of choosing bub’s meals while making sure your toddler...

// Baby sleep experts are unsurprisingly in high demand in Singapore. Yep, many of us have been there…. Fully signed up members of the Wide Awake Club desperately searching for the elusive “my-baby/toddler-sleeps-through-the-night” scenario that so many mamas like to brag about. Sleep training books are all well and good, but sometimes a sleep-deprived parent...

Cows milk in Singapore is somewhat of a minefield for us innocent parents. Overcome by marketing hype, spiel and carefully-worded jargon, we often can’t tell the difference between nutritious goodness and over-processed white liquid that contains very little nutrients whatsoever. If you want to be assured that the cow’s milk you’re giving your toddler contains...

Once baby hits that all-important twelve-month mark, many mamas will be looking to ditch the breast pads and get their boobs back. At this point you may well turn your attention to cows milk, an ideal source of bone-boosting calcium that should offer a nutritious staple for your little ones. Unfortunately, those of you who do your research, will soon find the whole...

If your decisions about where to splash the cash are dictated by the quality and facilities on offer in the nearest nursing rooms, you won’t go far wrong with Orchard Road. Mamas who are out for a shopping spree on Singapore’s favorite shopping strip have tons of great options available when a hungry bub calls for a top-up. In fact, you’ll find some of the...

  One of the biggest things I’ve learned since acquiring mama status is that people are dumb… Sorry, that’s a tad unfair. I’ve learned that people give the dumbest advice. Worse still, a lot of the pearls of wisdom that are unceremoniously dished out come from smug parents who have been there, done that; shouldn’t they know better? Or do we all one...

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