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March 2017

Mommy Diaries Off Air

My Baby Diva

It’s another typical dinner at Chilis, just the three of us. Since we had to leave the stroller out front, I had to unload everything from the basket (including Mommy’s shopping bags hehe) to the booth-styled seating we were assigned to. All the bags…

March 23, 2017
Mommy Diaries Off Air

Newborn Photoshoots and What Made Me Upset

When you’re pregnant with the first baby, it’s natural to get really excited. With the clothes, baby equipment, toys, etc. The newborn phase — a milestone to remember. That’s why I booked a slot for a baby photo shoot, a month before my due date.…

March 14, 2017
Mommy Diaries Off Air

Exclusively Pumping: 20 Days and How I Make It Work

From an exclusively breastfeeding mother to an exclusively pumping mother. The transition happened instantly. Like, literally. You can read about it in my [long] heartfelt post at The Day My Baby Changed. Forever. It hasn’t been one month, it hasn’t been one year. But I…

March 9, 2017
Mommy Diaries Off Air

How To Be OK When You’re Not OK

You’re a mom, you’re stressed, you’re tired. You’re not alone. I do believe that through time, we get better at managing the role. Not just as a mother, but as a wife too. 1. Entertainment as a coping mechanism Realistic and relatable entertainment, that…

March 8, 2017
Mommy Diaries Off Air

The Day My Baby Changed. Forever.

It happened without warning. It happened so fast, like a band-aid being ripped off. Just hours after my baby exactly turned one. – The Incident – It was a typical morning at my in-laws’. Soon after breakfast, we were watching TV when my baby started getting…

March 4, 2017
Mommy Diaries Off Air Travel

Baby’s First Flight

It’s natural for first-time parents who are about to fly with their baby for the first time, to feel nervous. I was. The obvious worries were there. What if my baby cries inconsolably mid-air? Will other passengers get irritated? Will my baby be comfortable…

March 2, 2017
Mommy Diaries Off Air

My Baby’s First Birthday Party

Planning a party excites me. It’s like a euphoria. Although it translates into burning the midnight oil, paying attention to the most intricate detail and the occasional splurge on things that will only last momentarily — — it’s just… So. Much. FUN! So this…

March 1, 2017