Please don’t let me go bald

You know that “pregnancy glow” that everyone raves about.

Well, I never got that. I didn’t get any beautiful, thick hair or glowing skin. My hair remained limp as before, and my complexion was terrible due to my horrid morning sickness. I looked quite ghastly, if I do say so myself.

Somehow, I got myself to believe that because I never reaped the hair benefits of pregnancy, that I wouldn’t be affected by post pregnancy hair loss. (more…)

The different types of baby boogers

Honestly, I never thought I would be one of those people to find something as gross as digging for gold so entertaining.

One reason for that is just…there are so many different types. Plus, it’s almost like a game. Am I gonna get it? Am I not? Wait…almost….ALMOST….GOT IT!…oh…no lost it again.

Besides, there’s the instant gratification when you finally get that particularly stubborn booger out of your baby’s nose and they can suddenly breath better.

I have even begun to name the different kinds of boogers I have been digging up in Chichi’s little nose. So…here we go:

1. The Not-worth-mentioning: So I’m not going to mention it. This is the boring typical booger. Nothing special. Moving on.

2. The Bomb: This one is pretty self explanatory. (more…)

Baby Acne

Chichi was born with flawless skin. Then, some time around the 2-3 month mark, she suddenly developed a bad case of baby acne across her forehead and eyebrows. It was like baby puberty.

Apparently, this is a rather common condition due to the change in hormones after a baby’s birth. (more…)

Top 8 can’t-live-without but optional baby items!

So it’s been 6 months since I’ve been a mommy.  I figured now is a good time to share with you my thoughts on which baby items I think is super useful and nice to have, but not essential.

Some of these things I didn’t buy right at the beginning, but accumulated as I realized that I needed them. There are also some things I did buy right at the beginning, but then realized they weren’t actually all that useful.  I will share that with you here too!

So, here we go: (more…)

Babies and Boobies

Sometimes, I wish I could just tie/tape my baby to my boobs.

Lately, I’ve come to accept that there’s just nothing else on Earth that can comfort and feed my baby as effectively as the boob. (more…)

Baby not pooping

Today is day 8 of Chichi not pooping.

While I have to admit that it’s a lot easier to change pee diapers, this no pooping business is starting to freak me out. (more…)

Ten things that happen once you have a baby

A new bundle of joy comes with the expected sleepless nights, lots of dirty diapers and exhaustion. Here’s my top ten list of things that you may not expect to happen once the baby comes! (more…)

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