Mama in the City since 2008 and blogging since 2009!

Tag Archives // Back to Work

Hi, I’m Andrea And I’m A Nurse

Becoming a nurse came quite naturally for me. I had been an asthma patient through out my childhood and that gave me my first introduction to nurses. Having to stay over night in the paediatrics ward without your parents, makes […]

My Short Term Bucket List

April 2, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 2 Comments

I’m the kind of person that likes to make lists and get organized but I don’t always follow my list. Somehow just putting it together helps to mentally calm me and also lights up any big priorities that I need to […]

Getting Ready To Leave Baby And Go Back To Work

I’m feeling pretty thankful that I’ve had a full year off from work. Being home with my family has really been amazing for all of us. However, the inevitable is here and it is time for me to rejoin the working population and learn […]

One Month

August 4, 2014 // Pure Mama // 6 Comments

I recently went back to work at the hospital after having a full month off. On the first morning that I had to get up early and go to work, my kids were up before my alarm clock went off and […]

Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Single me: get a degree, work a job, make some money and spend some of it it on fun stuff for me. Married me: enjoy coupledom, eat out LOTS, spend money on luxuries just for us! New Mama me: get […]

Letters to M.I.T.C

I’ve taken a bit of a break from blogging mostly due to the usual hustle and bustle that the holiday season brings and the subsequent lack of time. The other truth is, I think I’ve temporarily lost my blogging mojo. […]

My Weekend

June 17, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

This weekend I worked both days in the maternity unit and left my husband to do all the child rearing, even over the grand occasion of Father’s Day. This afternoon I looked around at all the mother’s I was working […]

Serious Baby Love

Well folks, my tiny little baby officially enters toddlerhood, as Josie is 18 months tomorrow. What I know for sure is, I’m one heck of a mother-loving-baby-lover. I love all things newborn and baby, especially those that are soft and […]

Work Day Snapshots

April 22, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

I’ve always been keen with embracing technology and am happy that it exists in my life. Technology was how I met my husband, back in the days when it was considered a little weird and unusual to do meet people […]

5 Weekend Wishes

April 19, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

Tonight I have the nanny booked and my husband and I are dashing out together to go have some fun. Dating in marriage is vital in keeping things fresh and interesting, and it’s also something that easily falls to the […]