The first three weeks since giving birth, I have never bathed for Blake. My grandma had been doing it for me. I was a little afraid, and with me still in confinement, I’m supposed to touch water as little as possible. On the first day of the last week of confinement, my grandma told me […]
Giving babies a simple manicure is truly an art. It requires skills, good eyes, sturdy hands, and a whole lot of patience. In the first two months, Sean was the one who did the trimming. However, due to a tiny accident, he decided to stop doing it, and I have taken over since. What happened? […]
The first month after giving birth was spent at my mom’s place, where my mom and grandma took care of Blake and me during the confinement period. After Blake turned one month old, we moved back home. We were more tired than ever cos we had to handle every single thing on our own – […]
Blake returned to the hospital, five days after he was born, for a check up. His pediatrician, Dr. Yip, said he had a case of jaundice but a blood test was required to determine if Blake had to be hospitalized for treatment. Sean held onto Blake when the nurse was preparing to draw blood out […]
9 September 2010: Minutes after reaching the ward and room, Sean came into the room with our baby. He was so tiny! I remember looking at him wondering if it was all real. Up till this day, I can tell you, it still feels surreal.