It seems that almost every restaurant on the island claims to be kid friendly. But sometimes having a high chair and a plastic knife on fork on offer doesn’t quite cut it for us mamas and dadas. Our kids need entertaining, bewildering and running ragged, while we enjoy a quiet half an hour in peace (hopefully with some delicious grub thrown in for good measure). Well, it turns out there are literally tons of kid-friendly restaurants out there to suit all budgets and tastes, and we’ve hunted them all down for you. In our mammoth list...

Every mama and dada living in Singapore dreads that moment when bub outgrows the baby car seat and it’s no longer an option to swing baby from taxi to pushchair in one swift action. Getting your toddlers from A to B when you can no longer shoehorn them into the Maxi Cosi but they’re too little for a booster seat is somewhat of a quandary. While it is perfectly...

If you haven’t done so already, get yourself down to Jurong Bird Park for a fantastic SG50 deal that shouldn’t be missed. To celebrate Singapore’s fiftieth year of independence, Wildlife Reserves Singapore are offering a full year’s membership for the price of a single admission. Yes… you just read that correctly! Buy a full-day admission...

If you’re on the look out for a good maid agency in Singapore, you need to ensure that you find a supplier that is legal, good at what they do and trustworthy (do they exist?). But perform a simple online search for “Maid agency in Singapore” and you’ll quickly realise that trying to separate the wheat from the chaff is the equivalent to attempting to...

The SG50 National Day Parade details have been announced and it is looking pretty impressive to say the least. In what promises to be one of the biggest celebrations in Singapore’s history, this year’s national day marks 50 years of Singapore’s freedom. And celebrations are going to be BIG! SG50 National Day Parade 2015 On the 9th August 2015, the entire...

This delicious recipe for sugar-free, grain-free brownies is sure to be a hit with your little ones. Rich and chocolatey, super moist and just the right consistency, these gems are simple to make and offer a healthy option for health-conscious mamas and dadas. Be warned though… one is never enough! P.S: Mama and dada, if you want to lose a little weight but...

The cost of getting a maid in Singapore is not quite as straightforward as it may initially seem. While helpers do indeed represent an affordable option for many people, there are a large amount of hidden costs to take into consideration when deciding whether you can afford to recruit a second set of hands. While having extra help on board can be a true blessing,...

Being a new mum is quite frankly terrifying. It doesn’t matter how many books you have read, how experienced you are with kids or how many gadgets and gizmos you have purchased, as soon as you bring that little bundle of joy home, you rapidly realize that it isn’t as simple as smug-pregnant you thought it would be and, no, it isn’t just the bad mamas who mess...

Looking for the best places to watch the Chinese New Year Fireworks 2015? The year of the sheep (or goat, depending on who you talk to) is fast approaching and, as usual, Singapore is set to celebrate the event with style and pizzazz. Of course, no major event in Singapore would be complete without a cracking fireworks display and this year visitors, expats and locals...

Chinese New Year 2015 is fast approaching and no doubt excitement is starting to build in Chinese households throughout the city. The run up to Chinese New Year can be pretty darn hectic for mamas and dadas and keeping the little ones entertained while trying to source jars of cookies, fitting in time for a haircut and distributing ang pao is no mean feat. This...

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