I've been a mom now for just over 6 months, and these are 25 of the things I've learnt so far! (special mark; this is MY journey. It may have been completely different for you. Please feel free to share! 💜) 1. Seeing a kid being born and developing every single day is the most… Continue reading 25 things I’ve learned after being a mom for 6 months.
Ok. I know I'm probably gonna burn my hands on this one. But: a blog about vaccinating in China. Most of us know that there is an ongoing battle nowadays about vaccinating your child. Whichever camp you're at, I am sure you made your decision wisely and in the best interest of your child. Now in China,… Continue reading Vaccination in China
Yes ladies and gents; cloth diapers are making their way back onto the market! Cloth diapers are also known as washable diapers. Back in the day we all used this. Our (grand)parents were busy all day with washing poopy diapers by hand, folding them in perfect little diapers and pinning them down to our gentle… Continue reading Cloth Diapering
Ok, I will admit right away: I’m no breastfeeding guru. I ‘only’ breastfed till 3.5 months. None the less, I feel like I have some info that might be able to help others. Important side note: These are MY personal experiences and opinions. If you do not agree with them (and you can behave yourself like… Continue reading The art of Breastfeeding.
There he/she is, your beautiful baby! Yet, no time to enjoy: you gotta get on with it! In China you need to have a visa for your little bundle of joy within 2 months (60 days) after its born. And so, you are off to one of the favorite places in China, your embassy (haha,… Continue reading Getting your brand new baby, a brand new passport and visa in China.
And then it hits you... Having a baby is NOT all ‘beautiful’ and an ‘amazing experience’ and maybe you are like me, and don’t feel the ‘you instantly know its your child’-thing. This is not a funny, feel-good blog, but all the more important! Its about PPD (Postpartum Depression). Never, ever, ever would I thought I… Continue reading Hooray! Your baby is here! And you feel… Awefull….
For this blog I asked the help of other mommies in China to give you - a pregnant mommy - a look on what it’s really like giving birth in China. Here you find the story of my birth in a Chinese private hospital in Hangzhou. Also the stories of Natalie, Mary Katherine and Lucy… Continue reading Mommies share their experiences!