Breastfeeding Tips from a Non-Breastfed Mommy

“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 entries.” Even before I got pregnant with Jacob, I knew for a fact that I would be breastfeeding. I wanted to, for both my baby and me. You see, I am a menopause baby. My Mom gave birth to me when she was about 48 …

Review: My Kid’s Health App for iPad

Kind folks over at Pomelo Limited sent me their newest iPad App, My Kid’s Health to check out and review. It’s perfect for parents who are very organized (me, OC!) when it comes to their kid’s health and lives. My Kid’s Health is the best way to record your child’s health on the iPad. Vaccination schedule, doctor/dentist appointments, growth & illness history, and more. Reminders sync with the iPad calendar. All through a beautiful, user-friendly interface. Developed by parents, for parents, to create the perfect tool for keeping track of your kid’s health and development. No more looking for papers, …

Universal Studios Hollywood

Seven days is actually very short for people who want to see the best of L.A. To top it off, majority of the time that we were there, our relatives were working. With only one weekend to spend, the day we arrived was Saturday, we went straight to Universal Studios Hollywood the next day. Jacob and I by the entrance My eldest sister and her family lives very close to Universal Studios. Just a short 15 minute drive without traffic according to MapQuest. They got us annual passes because at that time Universal Studios had an on-going promo. You can …

Mommy Mondays: 8 Month Old Jacob

Hello! I haven’t done Mommy Mondays in so long. Today isn’t exactly a Mommy Monday because my lovely husband didn’t go out on shop duty today so we both took turns with Jacob. We actually came up with a great schedule that allows the both of us to do work and at the same time spend time and take care of Jacob. We kind of missed out on taking care of Jacob this morning because last night, around 2 ‘o clock in the morning, we were visited by a tiny rat. There is a freaking infestation here! Here we were …

We’re Alive!

We’re finally home. We’ve been home for almost 3 weeks already. I just haven’t gotten the chance to update even just a little bit because we are still settling down and Jacob got sick again. He has gotten sick 3 times in January, so we’ve had a crazy month! Firstone was his fever and sinus infection. Secondwas an allergic reaction to either his antibiotics or the type of banana he had. Both first and second happened during the day/night before we are schedule to leave! Seems like baby boy didn’t want to go home! Anyway, we’re not sure if it …