Guide: Medical Care 101 – Hospital A&Es and Pediatricians

This is a short post on medical care. Unfortunately, while Baby E is only 2+ years old, she has already visited 3 hospital A&Es. The following is what we learnt about A&Es: 1. Pediatricians: Not all hospital has pediatricians on site at their A&Es. Mount Alvernia only has a GP while KKH and NUH have…

Guide: Insurance 101 – What is important and what is good to have

Just a short post on insurance. When Baby E was born, we were bombarded by financial advisers who advised us to purchase endowment plans, hospitalization plans, life insurance plans and so on… Which is really necessary? Just want to highlight here as a disclaimer that this is just a commentary and please approach your financial…

Guide: Essentials 201 – Baby Items Checklist

This post includes a list of the items that we got for our baby before she was born. It’s similar to many of the lists that you can get on the web just by googling. The only difference here is that I’m going to indicate on the list which items we actually never used. For…

Guide: Diapers Masters Class – How to save on diapers

Probably the last of the series on diapers unless anyone has specific questions that needs to be addressed… So from the beginning till the end, the question in our minds was always: How do we save on diapers given it’s such a huge outlay. This is what we did: 1. Take advantage of coupons on…

Guide: Diapers 201 – Where to get diapers

Update on 30 August 2017: We recently had to get diapers because Baby E still wears diapers when she’s sleeping, and I was amazed by how the online landscape has changed. Qoo10 is no longer the cheapest and during my recent purchase, we ordered from Redmart.com because there was a promotion that reduced the price…