Posts By: Lauren

Confinement taboos

Confinement taboos

Confinement practices vary between cultures. Mothers should understand each rule of confinement to have the best resting period and restoring health. Some modern mums argue that the ‘rules’ imposed are irrational and unhygienic (not showering for about a month). So, while you are worried about how to get rid of the stretch marks, such taboos might… Read more »



So, you are getting a divorce and no one will teach you that this is something that is only done if and only if, there are no other choices. The situation might be better for both you and your partner but it is surely not the best for the children. Whether you have 1 or… Read more »

Belly Beef with Fermented Bean Curd

Belly Beef

Ingredients: 600g belly Beef with skin 500g (medium sized) taro (yam) Meat marinate: 3 cubes fermented red bean curd (nam yue) 3 tbsp Chinese rice wine 3 tbsp oyster sauce 2 pips garlic, pounded ½ tsp five-spice powder ½ tsp white pepper powder Taro marinade: 1 cube fermented red bean curd ¼ tsp five-spice powder… Read more »

Human Resources in Malaysia

Human Resources in Malaysia

Malaysia with a population of almost 30 million is made up of Peninsular and East Malaysia. Similar to other neighbouring countries in South East Asia, Malaysia is a developing nation since late 1980s (thanks to the former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad). And compared to Indonesia, Thailand or Philippines; Malaysia is more advanced in… Read more »

What to Do When Your Child Starts Swearing

When Child Starts Swearing

Ahmad was speechless one day when after giving his son a mouthful for coming home late that David uttered the ‘f’ word to him. Children today are exposed to all types of information and resources where swearing is involved. This is seen in movies, read in books and even heard in songs where the ‘F’… Read more »