A reward for giving birth

I attended the baby shower of a friend over the weekend. This is their second kid, both are daughters. The baby is absolutely adorable and we had so much fun as well as it has been a while since we last gathered with a group of mutual friends. In the course of our conversation, another…

Over reliance on help?

Dave was telling me the other day that his cousin will be posted to overseas for work for around two years, which is great experience for him. He has been working at this organisation for more than 5 years and he had always been eyeing an overseas posting. Other snippets of this cousin; he is…

Random thoughts of the day – A different life (part 1)

I chanced upon a post by Sillyinvestor and the subsequent commentary between him and his readersĀ and it hit me strongly. Perhaps because I think it kind of reflected my situation then. By way of background, Sillyinvestor is a primary school teacher in Singapore and his latest blogpost chronicles some of the issues and challenges of…

Priority Seat

I was taking the subway home from work the other day and since it was rush hour, it was rather crowded. Needless to say, there were no seats available. Not that I needed one thought, since I was feeling perfectly fine, ain’t pregnant and I kind of wanted to stand to stretch my legs having…