Be they organic baby food manufacturers or bog standard baby-slop providers, the majority of baby food brands in Singapore have one major thing in common: they claim to care. Last week we put baby food under the microscope and found some pretty damning information about what’s really in bub’s favourite dish… but could it be true that the nation’s...

If the beautiful flashing lights on Orchard Road, the red-themed coffee cups and the festive music blasting from every shop in town are anything to go by, Christmas is well and truly on its way. Being on the other side of the world from the North Pole, it’s crucial that Singapore’s kiddos get their Christmas wishes into Santa early. Give them a helping hand with...

Warning: Once you’ve read this, you’ll probably never want to buy commercial baby food again. Baby food jars can be a godsend to busy parents. Pick them off the supermarket shelf, stick them in a warmer and you’re done. Baby’s meal is ready to go in a fraction of the time it would take you to home cook something half decent yourself. Unfortunately, according...

// // Good news this week for mamas and dadas who are expecting Jubilee babies. Great Eastern have announced that they will be offering all bubs born in 2015 one year’s free health insurance worth S$108 each (sure beats a commemorative certificate). The freebie, which is being offered in celebration of the SG50 celebrations, will be offered to all 2015 Singapore babies, although the terms and conditions underlying the offer are yet to be released (so don’t get too excited yet). Not stopping there, Great Eastern have also...

// 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...

// 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...

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...

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