A Fabulous Family Getaway at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove (Review + Giveaway)

A month with no public holidays to look forward to seems like the perfect excuse for a staycation. So when W Singapore – Sentosa Cove kindly invited us to stay…

Fun Family Getaway to Anantara Desaru Coast & Adventure Waterpark (Review + Giveaway)

After getting a tiny taste of an Anantara resort in Phuket a couple of months back, we were only too pleased to accept an invitation to stay at Anantara Desaru…

Family Paradise at Avani+ Mai Khao Phuket (Review + Giveaway)

After more than two years of no vacations overseas, cabin fever was really starting to set in. So when Avani+ Mai Khao Phuket Suites & Villas invited us to stay…

If you’re a mum, you’ll probably want the new iPhone 13 Pro. This is why

Having my firstborn was staggering. It was as if I had invented the world. Nothing — absolutely nothing — about him was too small to ignore. Every burp, every cough,…

Marina Bay Sands Staycation Review & Tips: have the best time with Family and Kids at MBS

It’s obvious why most people have a staycation at Marina Bay Sands — that 146m-long bucket list, once in a lifetime, highly instagrammable body of water that reigns as the…

Have a Family First Staycation at the InterContinental Singapore Hotel (review)

I had never stayed at the InterContinental Singapore before, but overseas friends have gushed over its impeccable service standards and its Straits Chinese-inspired design. Furthermore, there’s its proximity to Bugis…

Finding Serenity at the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore (Staycation Review + Giveaway)

The kids and I are poolside at the Four Seasons Singapore rooftop family pool. The friendly pool aunty plies us with agar-agar and ice-cold drinks to help us beat the…

We Review Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido & Get a Sneak Peek of Club Med Tomamu which opens in December 2017!

Club Med launches a new ski resort in Hokkaido — Club Med Tomamu — this year-end. What will it have for kids and families? I checked into Club Med Sahoro,…

Glamping with Ritz Kids Night Safari Adventures at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

There’s glamping, and there’s Glamping at the Ritz. Say what you will but offered both options, I’d take the latter anytime, no contest. The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore recently created a…

How to Have a 48-hour Staycation at D’Resort @ Downtown East that your Kids will Love!

If you have no plans for an overseas vacation, and limited time, how about doing a 2D1N destination staycation right here in Singapore? The kids and I were invited to…

Ocean Dreams x Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di & Xandy: Return to S.E.A. Aquarium Book Launch

As a mum, I must admit that the school holiday is a stressful time! Not only do I get to see my child for one whole day, 24-7, I also…

eXplorerkid E!hub Playground @ Downtown East: Bring the Fun Indoors!

With his ‘terrible twos’ right around the corner, Elliott’s starting to hate being cooped up indoors for too long and he’s not afraid to show it. While outdoor activities are…

Maya Thiagarajan, Author of Beyond The Tiger Mom, balances East-West parenting styles

Are you a “tiger mum”? Do you believe in raising your children in a traditional Chinese or East Asian manner? That means strict rules, tough love and discipline in order for…

The Fastest Food Delivery Services in Singapore

Warm food on the table in 30 minutes without having lift a finger? That’s a fantasy of mine that was recently realised when I discovered two new food delivery services in…

Experience The Arctic at The New Snow City!

I had the opportunity to meet the “Arctic Avengers” yesterday. They comprised Oki, an Eskimo boy, and his animal friends – Nooka the polar bear, Suki the snowy owl, Ila…

Hospital Maternity Tours in Singapore: Thomson Medical Centre & National University Hospital

We’ve come to the last instalment of 10 hospital maternity tours in Singapore! One of these is my choice. It’s also the only maternity hospital here to offer mums-to-be the…

Hospital Maternity Tours in Singapore: Parkway East Hospital, Raffles Hospital, & Singapore General Hospital

Some parents like to choose when their Baby makes his or her entrance into the world. But all mums-to-be like to choose WHERE Baby will make his grand entrance. After…

Hospital Maternity Tours in Singapore: Mt Alvernia, Mt Elizabeth (Orchard), & Mt E Novena

Last week our (blissfully!) pregnant writer took you on hospital maternity tours though Gleneagles Hospital and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. This week, we’re bringing you through the rest of…

Pororo Park is now in Singapore! (Review)

Pororo Park Singapore opens this Wednesday, on 11 November 2015, at #02-29 Marina Square! Here’s what you and the kids can expect to see, do, and play with there. [banner][/banner]…

Hospital Maternity Tours in Singapore: Gleneagles Hospital & KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

If you’re a first­-time mum like me, you know how life­-changing it can all be. Not only do you have to deal with debilitating pregnancy symptoms, which creep up on…

Pororo Is Coming to Singapore!

If you have got a toddler or preschooler at home, the name Pororo is bound to ring a bell. For those of you who are not too familiar with animated…

10 Stylish Strollers For Baby (and you!)

Baby on the way? You will need to invest in a new set of wheels then! We are referring to strollers, of course! There is no such thing as “one…

Fresh & Fabulous: Open Farm Community

On the edge of Minden Road, sprawling over thirty-five thousand square feet, lies a revolutionary experiential space that is Open Farm Community. (OFC for short!) Apart from being a green…

The Dark Knight Takes Over City Square Mall!

This September school holidays, be sure to head down to City Square Mall as it will be home to The Dark Knight himself! Bring your whole family and venture into…

Singapore STories At ArtScience Museum!

As part of its 170th anniversary, The Straits Times has collaborated with the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands to unveil an exhibition, “Singapore STories: Then, Now, Tomorrow”, that chronicles…

Beesket Juices: Fun, Healthy & Tasty!

Beesket is a trendy and nutritious Korean born juice bar that opened its doors here in Singapore in early April. Its first outlet saw its launch at Changi City Point…

Interplay: Where Art & Science Meet

Science Centre Singapore (SCS) opened the doors of its latest exhibition, Interplay, to the public last Saturday, the 30th of May 2015. I was part of a media entourage that…

Review: Singapura The Musical

We were invited to the second gala night of Singapura The Musical last Saturday. The musical boasts double firsts: it is the first of three musicals (the other two being…

Miam Miam: Where Mums Can Gather Over High Tea & Desserts

We are all by now aware that the word “stressed” spelt backwards gives us the delightful word “desserts”. An uncanny coincidence? I think not. Needless to say, working mothers experience…

She Spins, she Twirls, she Writes. Meet Jasmine Han of I’m Not Perfect. I’m A Mom

Frankly, it’s shocking. “My husband has never seen me perform,” says Jasmine Han, 36, owner of Slap Dance Studio <http://www.slap.sg>, where women of all ages (as long as they’re over…

Another Family-Friendly Dining Option For Consideration

You now have an addition to your list of family-friendly dining choices on our sunny island. If you are on the lookout for buffet-style restaurants and you live in the…

Spring Cleaning 101: Get Your Home Spiffy The Natural Way!

The Lunar New Year will be here before you know it, and that means spring cleaning will be on the to-do list for many families. (we hear your groans!) Thank…

The day we took the New 7-Seater Nissan Elgrand on a Spin

If you’re in the market for a family car, may we suggest taking a look at the new seven-seated luxury variant Nissan Elgrand? We were offered the opportunity to take…

Review: Losing that Belly with the Metabolite Wellness Treatment

It’s half a decade since my last pregnancy but I still wear maternity clothing. That’s because I have a food baby; a protruding tummy caused by my favourite snacks –…

Staycation: The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

You wouldn’t think that luxury and children go hand in hand, would you? But at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore, younger guests get to live it up with special treats and…

Dinosnores! A Sleepover with Dinos at the ArtScience Museum

“Are they real?” the Small One asked a little nervously when I told the kids that we would be spending the night with some dinosaurs at the ArtScience Museum. “Of…

Paradise Living for the Family at Montigo Resorts

Taking the children on a holiday can be a rather daunting task. You want to relax but you’ll need to keep the kids occupied. You can’t go away for too…

Soaked & Lovin’ It: Legoland Water Park, Malaysia

Legoland Water Park has a great mix of thrills and spills for all in the family, from the littlest ones to dare-devil preteens. With over 20 water-based rides and 70…

Enjoying Legoland Malaysia with Kids

Pop quiz time: What did one Lego minifig (short for minifigure) say to the other? Answer: “Life in plastic, it’s fantastic!” And yes, it truly is, at the first and…

Babies cruise free on SuperStar Virgo!

Pack your bags and treat your kids to an unforgettable family cruise on SuperStar Virgo. All aboard the “Babies at Sea Cruise” where a whole range of fun and exciting…

Directory: Singapore’s Free Shopping Mall Playgrounds

Aside from regular neighbourhood playgrounds, our little ones can have much fun for free at these play areas in our major shopping malls. All you need to do slather on…

Sentosa’s Port of Lost Wonder (P-O-L-W)

Ahoy landlocked lubbers! Come cast off at Singapore’s one and only kids’ club by the sea, the Port Of Lost Wonder. Built at a cost of $13 million, this brand…