Parenting young children can appear like the scenes in the Ground Hog Day, where we try out different approach to daily situations and work out what’s the most effective method to parent them. It is such a learning curve to understand our kid’s psychology and why they act in a certain way in response to events and daily situations around them.
So I am the youngest in a family of four kids. My eldest brother is 16 years older than me, followed by my sister who is 10 years older, and then my second brother, he is a ‘mere’ 5 years older than me. My parents had me in their early forties.
– Hello microplastics in the ocean. –
Back then in my mid 20s after I got married, and had a household of my own, albeit it being only me and hubs, I started to become mindful of the amount of household waste we threw out.
It started when I was 16 years old, the intense headache that would lead to me eventually purging or throwing up, and unable to function, and then it got worse over the years.
Since our first kid was born we have been bringing a family backpack out with us whenever we leave the house. Over the years, the content of the bag have changed as we had another 2 more kids. Kids are now 5, 3 and 1 years old respectively, and below are what we currently bring in the bag when we go out.
Being a first time mum in 2016, I found establishing breastfeeding the most difficult with my first baby. As I knew I wanted to breastfeed back when I was pregnant with my first, before he was born I listened to and read up many breastfeeding advise and tips from others /articles/ online blogs etc. Although I appreciate most of the advise given, not everything I read or heard about breastfeeding were accurate and some I disagreed with, at least from my personal experience.