Parents, Have You Claimed Your Tax Reliefs and Benefits?

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Raising children in Singapore is predicted to cost between $200,000 to $1 million for each child until they are adults. Fortunately, there are parenthood benefits such as tax reliefs and rebates that we can claim to ease the expenses for citizens. This is also in addition to the Child Development Account (CDA) and the Baby […]

6 Ways to Smarter Financial Goals Planning + Achieve Your New Year Resolutions

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The New Year often symbolises a reset button for recalibration. It’s an opportune time to ponder over what you didn’t like about last year, and set yourself up for greater success this year. With New Year resolutions drawn up, happy healthy kids in school and having somewhat of a work-life balance, are you geared up […]

6 Ways to Use Your Child’s Ang Bao Money & How to Maximise it!

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Chinese New Year is exciting for children because of the new clothes, goodies and being able to receive money (Ang Baos). With the collected red packets or e-Ang Baos, there’s an extra sum to “play with”. Wondering what to do with your child’s Ang Bao money? Read on for some practical ideas! Here are some […]

11 Government Grants, Parental Benefits and Tax Reliefs All Parents in Singapore Must Know! 

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Family Benefits for Parents in Singapore: MediSave Maternity Package MediSave Grant for Newborn MediShield Life Coverage CPF Education Loan Scheme MOE Tuition Fee Loan Maternity Leave Eligibility and Entitlement Foreign Domestic Worker Levy Relief Grandparent Caregiver Relief Parenthood Tax Rebate Qualifying Child Relief/Handicapped Child Relief Working Mother’s Child Relief With new births in Singapore, the […]

The 4th Trimester Period: New Mums

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Pregnancy covers three trimesters, so what is the 4th trimester mums should know about? Coined by Dr. Harvey Karp, the 4th trimester is the first 3 months of your baby’s life after birth. Some experts feel that this is an important period to allow mummy and child to bond during this period of adjustment and […]

Are you financially ready for another child? Tips from a Mum of 2 

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Have you been thinking about having about having another child? Are the projected expenses that come with having more kids putting you in a dilemma? These are very real concerns with regards to family planning. After all, the cost of raising a child in Singapore was estimated to be around S$670,000 in 2019! Beyond our […]

Tried-and-tested Ways to Prepare Kids for a New Baby

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Welcoming a new baby sparks excitement and nervousness for us as parents. With an older child, we made sure to find ways to prepare him for his sibling to minimise any sibling rivalry even with a cute bump. Afterall, it is a life-changing milestone for them and parents, it makes a difference if we can […]

Mummy Care: Book Prenatal and Postnatal Massage for Self-love!

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When is the best time to get a massage while pregnant? Many therapists would recommend starting from the second trimester onwards, when the pregnancy is more stable and hence safer to. Prenatal and postnatal massages can help mums to relieve discomfort and sneak in some “me time” too! When it comes to massages for pregnant […]

Our Maternity Photoshoot Experience & Tips to Make it A Success

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I’m glad we managed to capture these beautiful family shots during our maternity photoshoot! I had a great experience with the professional team who made us feel very comfortable during our session. So glad we have these photos to look back on in the years to come and to share stories with our sons when […]

8 Ways to Boost Kids Immunity During COVID-19

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Pandemic or endemic, this COVID-19 virus will be lurking around for some time. Children’s immune systems are still developing so we try to help strengthen their body’s natural defence to protect them. Here are some ways we can power up our children’s immunity to fight against the virus: 1: Eat immunity-boosting foods Load up on […]