8 Activities to Beat Confinement Boredom

Don’t we all agree to some extent that confinement break is great — your bodies have time to rest and recover from all the stress and trauma, it’s an extended (paid!) break off work and there’s time to spend caring for our little one — but honestly, when you are not busy losing sleep, sometimes this extended period of rest …

Keeping Baby Clean – Simple Steps & Tips for New Parents

Bathing a baby may be one of those many things that new parents worry about before their baby arrives. Throwback to 6 years ago, when I was carrying my first born, Ayra, I googled for guides on bathing a newborn, searched for baby bathing videos on YouTube and also attended pre-natal classes. And guess what? When it was time to …

Mummy Knows Best – Things Only Mums Will Understand

Sometime in June, we went through our first “cold turkey” treatment with one of our girls. We got Zara to kick away her habit of sucking her precious pacifier, and it took us 5 days. It wasn’t planned (one evening I just decided to “throw” her pacifier out of the window) and I think we did pretty well at working …

Baby Jogger City Mini Zip – Compact and Usable for Parents

We’ve been traveling and relying on our City Mini Double from Baby Jogger for almost two years now, and we love it a lot! Till today, we are still using it very often especially when we have to be out and about for the entire day with both girls. But on some days, we just want to have one stroller …

Eczema, Sensitive skin, Cracks, Itching – The One Balm that Repairs Them All

It has been almost a month now since we were introduced to Cicaplast Baume B5, the multi-repairer for sensitive, irritated skin. We are into the third tube now and just recently stocked up with the bigger 100ml ones from a Guardian sale last weekend. Because it worked for Zara, so we are sticking with it. If reading about the cases …

The Cases of Sensitive Skin in Our Household In Need of Repair

Whenever I see moisturiser for sensitive skin on sale, I would buy and stock up at home. We have got two pretty bad situations of eczema and sensitive skin that’s easily irritated in our household. Repairing badly scratched and open skin has been a major headache for us. Recently I was introduced to Cicaplast Baume B5 that’s said to repair my skin …

Let’s Bloom & Grow in 2016 Plus Giveaway

I’d promised a big giveaway if I hit 1,000 fans on The Loving Mum Facebook page, though we are still 89 short to the 1K mark, but I think its still time to reward our supporters and friends! So let’s kick off with our very first #TLMGiveaway for 2016. Read on to find out what we have for you and instructions …

Pool Shoes For Children – Pool Who? Poolzies!

Our family started bringing the girls for swim at SAFRA Toa Payoh and so far the girls have been there three times and each time they get less afraid of the water and more adventurous too! First two times we were there, we did not allow the girls to get out of the pool to walk around too much, afraid …

7 Essential Gifts For Newborn Babies in 2015

As we marched into Singapore’s 50th birthday, all newborns in 2015 will receive a special Golden Jubilee Baby gift set from Singapore. There were much noises generated on these gifts but when I got to see the gifts in person at their reveal last Sunday, I must say, these gifts are more essentials and special than what I’d expected. In …

Now you can have dates in your baby’s diet too

My husband has been strongly encouraging the family to consume dates (fruit) daily as it is a very good source of nutrients and dietary supplement. He would buy and store the dried date fruits at home for us to enjoy. We have not tried feeding any of these dried dates to Zara yet afraid she might not be able to …

New Range of Strollers From Baby Jogger

We got a first look at the new range of Baby Joggers strollers and the girls are loving it more than their current ones! City Mini ZIP by Baby Jogger You know the kid is loving it when she can sit at such ease on the stroller! Zara is sitting in the new City Mini ZIP, a revolutionary umbrella fold …

GIVEAWAY: Brindille Activity Donkey from Bubbles & Wonder

Ayra was gifted a Lila Rabbit and she had used it since. Though she may have outgrown the need to have a plush as comforter, Lila is still well played with her other toys. Now Zara owns her own Moulin Roty dolls too. Zara sleeping with her Brindille Activity Donkey. Both the girls love playing with Brindille. Comparing the two, …

Baby and Kids Style – Comfort and Ease are Key

Wooohooo! We are back with more kids style with FOX Kids & Baby! My girls are both very excited to be part of the campaign with FOX Fashion SG and we can’t wait to share more with everyone! Kicking things off with FOX Kids & Baby Spring Summer collection 2014! With Ayra in full day childcare and the little Zara …

Lela the Baby Gum Soother

At 5 months, Zara is starting to grab everything within her reach. And no matter what she grab, it is stuffed straight into her mouth. She loves pulling in and out her pacifier and teether to rub her gums. When Ayra was little, she got Sophie the giraffe, and now for Zara, she’s got Lela the deer. Comparing the two …