Author Archives : Wendy Ta

STREET FOOD IN CAN THO


CAN THO    1. Sweet & Sour Soup, Braised Catfish (Canh Chua, Cá Kho Tộ) A whole selection of traditional Vietnamese home dishes here at Cẩm Ký restaurant, but we didn’t even bother to look further into the menu when we saw “canh chua & cá kho tộ”. This is by far my favourite Vietnamese dish, very tasty & easy to eat. Don’t…

WHAT WE DID RIGHT IN OUR 1ST YEAR OF PARENTING


    Have Other Family Members Care For   We’ll never forget our first month being newly parents. If only newborns came with an instruction manual. Actually, forget that thought cause even then it wouldn’t be much help as newborns are unpredictable AF! It was like working overtime in manual labour, exhausting. Luckily, we asked my mum to stay over…

MISTAKES I’VE MADE IN THE 1ST YEAR OF PARENTING


    Breast Milk – Formula   I expressed my milk for the first few weeks then stopped because it was just easier & faster to directly feed from the nipple. What a mistake that was. This made it incredibly difficult for Nova to transition from breast milk to formula as she was highly resistant with bottle feeding. So here’s a…

1 YEAR POSTPARTUM CHECKUP


  You wish I was at the beach. That makes the two of us. These photos were taken almost 4 months ago, seems like ancient history now that we are self-isolating at home during this COVID-19 pandemic. Hope you are too ♡ (Warning: The following content is a little TMI so if you’re not up for it, close the tab)  …

WHAT I FEED NOVA DAILY / MEAL PLAN


  Here’s a few shots we did the other day in our kitchen. Look at that sookie face all because she did not wanted to sit on the kitchen bench. Also, did we notice the little strawberry mess on my top? Always a smart idea to wear white x baby x food isn’t it.   How To Increase Your Baby’s …

NOVA’S 1ST BIRTHDAY


  Started From Newborn   ONE full year since the birth of Nova already! If you think time flies, try having a child Lol Kids grow so fast, too fast. How lucky are we to have the technologies that we do today to enable us to document our baby’s growth & development. I mean you won’t even notice much change…