How to give your mommy wardrobe a make-over

After becoming pregnant and giving birth, a shocking reality confronted me — my clothes as a petite young lady no longer fit my brand-new “mommy-of-1” self!  I’m sure some moms can relate with me that it’s not easy to accept this drastic change in physical appearance and figure.  Though we try to joke about it…

My Breastfeeding Must Haves

Breastfeeding is one of the noblest responsibilities of a mother.  While everybody knows that it’s not an easy task, there are things that will help make a mother’s breastfeeding journey as smooth as possible. A certified nursing mom, whether she’s exclusively breastfeeding or mixed feeding, certainly has her very own breastfeeding kit.  It’s now as…

Baby Care Room at Robinsons Galleria

Since it’s a challenge to look for a lactation spot in my current workplace, expressing milk at work has been very difficult for me for the last four months.  But determined to keep my milk supply up, this working mom will do everything just to have a few minutes of putting that electric breast pump…

The Oxymorons of Breastfeeding (Published in The Asian Parent)

During the first weeks of breastfeeding, I stayed wide awake in the middle of the night as tears dramatically rolled down my cheeks. On my arms rested my baby, latching on me in all serenity. In every infant’s peaceful slumber, there is an unsung story of a mother’s restlessness. Read the full article on The…