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Only the best for my baby!

Welcome to the Milk Mama Diaries Carnival (February). For this month, we focus on back to basics. Participants will share advices – either the best breastfeeding advice they received OR/AND the best breastfeeding advice they can give to new moms.  Please scroll down to the end of the post to see the list of carnival […]

You’re still breastfeeding?

Yes I am! I breastfed both my kids far longer than I originally intended. With E, my firstborn, He was a few days shy of his second birthday.  I had to abruptly wean because I underwent chemotherapy and the meds are not going to be good for him.  Since he was almost 2 anyway, I […]

Nursing must haves…and cheaper alternatives (2/10 & 3/10)

This is part 2 of a series.  Click here for part 1. 2.  nursing clothes It is such a nice. nice time to be a breastfeeding mom as there are so many pretty breastfeeding clothes available nowadays. These clothes not only have hidden access points for your baby to reach your breasts easily, they also […]

Nursing must haves…and cheaper alternatives (1/10)

Welcome to the Milk Mama Diaries Carnival (May).  This carnival is dedicated to all moms, celebrating Mother’s Day today.  Participants will share various topics covering A Breastfeeding Mother’s Top Ten List.  Please scroll down to the end of this post and check out the other carnival participants. (This is part 1 of a series) I […]

Married with kids: musings on Valentine’s day

When I posted this: Secondly, our kids.  We’re now having pleasantly cool weather which I’m enjoying.  But our kids had bouts of viral infections.  My girl even had to be brought to the hospital when she had benign febrile convulsions.  Thank goodness it’s over now but definitely not a good start to the year.  (from […]


My family and I operate a small online business over at Ethan’s Store (link ).  Please do check out our goods! Our Shopping Guide (still under construction) By Category Babies and Kids Diapers — Disposable diapers, Cloth diapers, Organic diapers Diaper Bags — Bebe Chic Diaper Bags Clothing — Professional Babies Insect Repellent — […]

Tutoring time!

It’s E’s exam week starting Tuesday, November 30.  He got a reprieve because November 29 is a declared holiday.  My husband and I are expecting having A LOT of difficulty. It seems to us as if the lessons nowadays in kindergarten are much much more difficult than what we had at that level during our […]

Attempted swindling?

2 days ago, the receptionist at my clinic received a call from somebody who was looking for me.  When I arrived at the clinic, she informed me about it and told me that the patient (well, at least she assumed that it was a patient) wanted me to call him back.  She also told me […]

A lot of changes coming up

At the end of April and the start of another month, there will be lots of changes that we will be expecting. Of course, the biggest change will be that of the nation.  We will see the changing of the guards soon as we are called upon to choose the person who we think is […]

Swamped but that’s okay

Lately, I’ve been feeling a bit swamped.  I do have more work than I ever thought I’d have, and for that I am eternally grateful. I just wish that the quality of work I put in is respectable so that at least I meet the expectations of those who gave me the chance to prove […]