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...

Our free printable PDF farm animals flash cards are great for teaching young children new words and enhancing their vocabulary. Simply click on the picture below to open the free PDF file, which contains 12 full-colour illustrations of farm animals together with their corresponding names. They are great for playing games, short English lessons and passing the time...

This free frozen reward chart of our adorable friend Olaf is the perfect tool for mamas with unruly toddlers. Where good old polite requests, pleading and begging have failed, this little behaviour chart is sure to do the trick. Mamas who prescribe to positive parenting know only too well the astonishing effect that a well-timed ‘well done’ can have. Our frozen...

Being a mama is by no means a walk in the park:   Free downloadable PDF file: 10 reasons why my work as a mama is inhumane.   Ten Reasons Why my Work as a Mama is Inhumane 1) My boss kicks, scratches, punches and occasionally head butts me. 2) My boss wakes me up at 4:00am and 6:10am and demands my attention. 3) My boss throws up, spits and wees on me. 4)...

Postnatal depression is certainly not as rare as people think and up to 25% of new mamas find themselves experiencing some degree of depressive symptoms after giving birth. If you find that your baby blues are lingering far longer than they should, you may be suffering from postnatal depression and should seek professional help. Here’s a quick lowdown on some of...

This free kid’s shoe size chart is designed to take the guess work out of sizing tot’s shoes. Yep, this simple printable will make choosing the correct size for bub’s first pair of kicks a walk in the park. Do you need pre-walker, toddler or kiddy shoes? Are boys’ and girls’ sizes the same? Whether your toddler is pounding the pavement, meandering the...

Prenatal classes and childbirth classes are a must for first-time mamas (and dadas). They provide the perfect way to get to grips with your growing bub (and belly), prepare nervous parents-to-be for labour (eek) and give you a chance to have a good ol’ chat with other preggi mamas. The content of each course differs according to the provider, but you can generally...

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