Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Part 1 of wardrobe clearing

Have been wanting to organise En's wardrobe for a super long time but just didnt get to it. Today I had a day to rest at home but couldnt sleep, so I decided to start with a little reorganising.

Packed out lots of her little items - swap, rompers, bibs, mittens, booties, caps, pants which all are too small liao. Those that are clearly old, i have to throw them away. Those that are pretty decent, i have kept them aside for anyone with a little baby and can use them.

Clearing these stuff made me recall the time En was just so small. More than 2 years have passed and she has grown up to be a big little girl now. A tinge of sadness having to throw those old clothings. :(

But then.....I need the space!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

PCF Sports Day at ITE Central

Today's the One Community Walk day organised by the People's Association.

It seemed then that all the childcare centres and kindergartens under PCF were also participants, directly or indirectly.

En's school gave us some tickets for rides and games. So we brought En this morning for a different exposure. 

The little gal was in love with the Thomas and friends train ride. She had 3 rides! One of which was with her good friend in school, Chloe. The gals met at the train ride venue and ended up moving about together - breakfast with Chloe's parents and walking home together.

Little gal was dead beat when she reached home and it didnt take her long to zzzxx right after her milk at 12pm!! And slept till 10 minute to 4pm.

Thought it was a nice morning to spent with little gal though we thought the event was a little wasted in that the q was very long for most popular rides and games, so we really weren't in a good mood to queue for all. Moreover we did not have coupons for some of the items, like the balloons. 

But anyhow, glad for the opportunity to exposure little gal to something different.

24 Aug 14

Thursday, August 21, 2014


是不是所有父亲都认为母亲永远是那个by default看着孩子的人?



Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Those were the days

A poly friend, Eileen sent us this pic via watsapp some months back. It was one of our stay at Changi Village chalet, if I remember correctly.

Well the four of us were 'stick togethers' during our 2nd and 3rd year of our poly life.

Those days were fun to me though there were 'pains' during project times.

I cant believe this was about 20 years ago! How time flies when you least expect it. Have we changed much? Other than marital status, I guess there aren't many significant differences.

How many more twenty years do we habe and can we look back?

Monday, August 18, 2014

Maomie is back!

There was only one miserable post in 2013 and i wonder what had kept me off my blog for that long.

Well lots of things, esp with a little one. Everyday is simply rushing from places to places, getting numerous things done one after another, in addition to work.

2013 had been a dreadful year to begin with, in relation to work. Left one place to another, but with lots of ill feeling (will share more when I am able to write more). 

Joined a new department and programme on 1 Feb 2014 where i am still at now. Time is more flexible for me to handle home and work, though travel can be a little painful sometimes.

Well, i do hope to revive this blog and continue from where i had left off, to rattle about this and that.

Are you ready?? 

18 Aug 14

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Geez....another long wait

Since last August (2012), my god!

What have I been doing from them till now? Busy with Baby En En, with work, with life, with everyone else except for 'me time'.

I have moved into a new job since 1 Feb. Much more peaceful...Am hoping to hang in here for a while.

And how has my little gal been? Had been on and off with flu, cough, fever, viral/bacterial infections for the past months. She had just recovered from the last bout of infections. Hopefully she can get a little stronger now.

En En is now walking though not fully steady yet. And is blabbering more than ever! Hahahaha.....

My bonus every working day is to see her at infant care and bring her home.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Thought of the day

Someone commented that I am fortunate to be working in this prestigious tower.

I replied that one cannot realistically conclude an environment by judging an architecture. You have to be in it to see the spiders weaving the webs, monkeys throwing arrows, the dogs catching dogs, the cats scratching cats, rats trying to fit into lions' costumes, lions eating the squirrels, vampires playing frisbees with spikes, maggots finding their next victims......

That's the real action INSIDE.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Thought of the day



Saturday, June 23, 2012

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Thought of the day

When a man is fully engaged with his games,

he is oblivious to the war that is going on outside his room.

He appears only when the war is about to end

And thinks the world is a peaceful place.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Outbreak of the day

I am rushing time with life

Yet someone is rushing time with game.

piece of shit!

Thought of the day

Do men think that they are only needed during life and death situation?

Other times, they are just bystanders?

Thought of the day

Men claim to help.

Yes they do.

But their help is so inconsistent that women don't really want to rely on.

Makes sense?

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Thought of the day

Men can really plan their time well.

While a mother has no time for even a little TV programme,

A father can watch everyday!

Mums should learn from dads.....


Sunday, June 10, 2012

It's just me, or.....

Trust me,

You will never understand my emotional baggage.

And the load is too huge to be shared.

Thought of the day

Got eyes don't see;
Got ears don't hear;
Got brains don't think.

Don't these reflect us at some points (or most points) of our lives?

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Thought of the day

A man's notion of taking care of kids is very much task oriented.

When he is asked to feed the kid, he disappears after the feed.

When he is asked to change the diaper, he disappears after changing diaper.

His role is more like a helper than a caretaker.

Applies to all?

Friday, June 8, 2012

Outbreak of the day

I can't help it but

I am VERY angry with my life now!!






Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Happy morning gal

Took this pic two days ago early in the morning. Eh, ah gal, waiting for your hair to grow soon leh.

Love to see her smile early in the morning when she wakes up....and before she turns cranky, heh heh heh...

Thought of the day

Never fight with the TV for a husband's attention.

You will never win.

He will only see your presence when he is bored with the TV.

Fair statement?

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Thought of the day

A woman asks for help so that she can do other chores;

A man asks for help so that he can rest.

reflects general MANkind?

Friday, June 1, 2012

Outbreak of the day


TVs, Computers, Handphones.

Should send all of them to 进猪笼!

Damn it!

First day at new IFC

Today is Baby En's first day at the new infant care centre. As there was a heavy downpour in the morning, we left home a little later than usual, since I am not working and En was still sleeping. So she could sleep a littttle longer.

She woke up happy.

Then we set off for the IFC. There she started fine. She was surveying the place as I carried her and Teacher Pat 'unloaded' her stuff. When we finally set her down on the play mat, she started crying when Teacher Pat spoke with her. Teacher Pat said she was recognising people around her. So on and off, I had to talk to her, pat her and carry her.

But well, the crankiness was also due to several reasons: hungry (was time to drink her milk), sleepy (cos she kept rubbing her eyes) and of course being in a new environment.

After milk and bath, she was fine again. Then before she had her nap, she was crying again. I left after she settled in and fell asleep. When I returned in the afternoon, she was playing! Teacher Pat said she was very good. I could see Baby En was very happy playing with the stuff. I was relieved. Phew.

Monday's another day I will be following her and let's hope Baby En settles in.


Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Last day at Star Learners tomorrow

Baby En is going to her current infant care centre (Star Learners) for a last day tomorrow. She has been here since mid March and it was the best choice out of no choice when I started going to work after maternity. Our AMK IFCs were full and we were placed on waitlist.

Thankfully we were offered a place at the IFC nearest to our home last month and we have serve a month's notice to withdraw from this school.

This evening, we bought a little cake and card to show our appreciation to her caregivers. We will miss them! Shall present this to them tomorrow morning! :)

Thank you, teachers for taking care of Baby En En.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

A single burden?

Not talking about single parent but rather a single child.

When I was a younger kid and even young adult, people around kept commenting how pampered I must have been since I am the only child in the family. I could have what I wanted, didn't have to share toys (and other things) and have the 'whole world' to myself. Some asked if I felt lonely.

Well, yes, as a single child, I was (and probably still am) the focus of the family. Attention was on me. Though I was not excessively pampered, I was lucky to have most things I wanted to have and own stuff. And whether I felt lonely, no, I was brought up the way I was and it was peace that I enjoyed.

As I grew older, the fact of life slowly set in. Now people ask if I feel stressed and burden having to take care of my parents (now only dad, as mum passed on in 1993) all alone without any other siblings sharing the burden, ie in terms of finance, time and other care. I did not feel the pressure until the baby came along. I suddenly feel that I cannot split myself into two and give 2 equal focus and equal quality of care that I used to give dad. I feel terribly guilty and upset and depress, esp with lots of things happening these weeks. With lots of attention needed by the little baby, I feel I am 'losing touch' with dad. I dont want that to happen. Can I do something about it?? This really bothers me a great deal. And it's making me mentally very strained.

On the other hand, I thought of my gal. If she is going to be the only child we are going to have, am I also being fair to her? Will she be in the same situation as I am now when she is older and we (her parents) get older? Am I causing her great burden to bring her into this world?

As I look at En, and see my situation now, I couldnt help but cry. I don't want her to bear such a big burden if I can help it.

These two weeks have been tough (rough's the more appropriate word) and I hope this will ease off soon. I am already on the verge of cracking and probably have, today.

Perfect description on my life now

- source from Mum's Business FB page.