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MY BIRTH STORY / A NEW MOON


My Water Broke While I Was 4:20AM Woke up as per usual to urinate & noticed that I had wet my side of the bed. My immediate thought was “did my water break or is this pee?”. Even with minimal leakage as I stood up I was still not convinced that my water had broke because I didn’t experience that…

WHAT’S IN MY HOSPITAL BAG


Self + Oral Care Toothpaste & brush because I most likely will be spending a night at the hospital. They’re quite strict on visitor numbers & hours now due to covid, only 2 visitors are allowed at a time (infants are included as 1 visitor). So this time I’m not packing my makeup bag since I won’t be seeing anyone.…

GENDER & NAME – BABY Nº2


Gender There were so few of you who guessed girl this time around, guess you were all hoping for a boy like I was Lol Nonetheless, still super excited to welcome our second baby girl into our family! As I mentioned in my “Pregnancy with Baby Nº2” post, this bub was very much planned. I’ve always like the idea of…

LIFE’S BETTER WITH A BORDER COLLIE


If You Want A Health & Mood Booster Just before Daniel & I moved out to live together we decided to get a puppy. Not the best timing I’ll tell you that. We fell into a little financial stress too because it happened so suddenly, but it really made us happier & our relationship stronger because we got through tough…

HOW TO SAVE MONEY WITHOUT BEING A TIGHT ASS


Daniel & I have become quite good with our savings over the years, especially after moving out. That doesn’t necessarily mean that we’re tight ass mother forkers though. We still spend, we just got better at saving so that we can simply spend more where it matters. Here’s what we’ve been doing. ① Decide & Prioritise Everyone has different priorities,…

PREGNANCY WITH BABY Nº2


First of all, thank you to everyone who’s shared in on our excitement since our big announcement. We had been keeping this bub a secret for over 2 months before we told our closest family, friends & then you guys! Covid, isolation, winter & all the lounge wear made it quite easy to cover up this news hence I didn’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 for the first…

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) Coping With…