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How to enjoy your Pregnancy

After the excitement of knowing you got pregnant, then you actually have to deal with the real pregnancy symptoms. Call me naive, but honestly I thought pregnancy is going to be easy, the only thing I was worried is the delivery, that one I know is going to be a hard work (they call it labor for a reason right?) The reason i thought pregnancy is going to be easy is because moms tend to only share the good sides of their journey, specifically I’m talking about instagram, all i see is moms showing their belly growing and telling people how happy they are, so before i got pregnant i thought pregnancy is easy. But daaammnn HAHAH pregnancy is far from easy. First trimester, it’s all about extreme fatigue, you just want to sleep all day, sleep and more sleep, headache, nausea, well short story you’re just feeling sick for the whole 3 months. Most moms agree when I say, “you just don’t feel like yourself anymore”. Then came second semester, this is where they …

Best Series to watch this month!

Game of Thrones Well if you’re still haven’t started yet, you probably think you’re too late and there are too many seasons to catch on. But come on, there is a reason why it’s the number one top watched series right now. My advice is to binge watch it at weekend, I promise you won’t even feel like going out once you pass few episodes of the first season. Also, season 7 is the best one so far! 2. This is us The story is about family, humanity, love, and pain is, in the end, really a story about us. We can definitely relate ourselves to at least one of character in this series. Also it just leaves me feeling good every time i finished an episode. 3. Big little lies First reason that attracts me to this series, is the cast. Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley, Zoe Kravitz, Adam Scott, and Alexander Skarsgard. I’ve never felt more excited to start a new series, hahah. There is only one season, and it’s totally addictive, i wish they would produce …

How we finally got pregnant

We’ve been married for about 1 and a half year now, and I’m not gonna lie I wanted to have a baby right after we got married. Although I wasn’t really putting my mind on it, I know if all of sudden I’m pregnant, I was ready and my husband would be happy too. Point is we did not plan to not have a baby, and were just letting it come naturally. First, we were living in Jakarta, then Singapore and now we’re settling in Dubai. It was only until we stay in Dubai that I start having these common question ” why am I still not pregnant yet?’ Although my husband has always been very optimistic reminding me that it will happen at the right time, I convinced my husband to see a doctor. So we went to a fertility centre to get both checked, short story we are both healthy and not showing any abnormality that will stop us from conceiving, but fertility center in Dubai was beyond expensive, that was the only down …

List of movies you must watch this month!

I’m getting a lot of text messages every week from my friends, not asking about how i am but rather just to get new recommendations on what movies to watch tonight, hahah. I watch new movies everyday, either that before bedtime or throughout the day if I have time. That’s why if you ask whether this movie is good to watch or not, big chance I’ve already watched it and can tell you what I think about it. So these are movies I recommend to most of my friends, hope you’ll like it as much as I d0   Captain Fantastic: If you’re into freedom, living life the way you want it, having your own opinion than most majority, then this movie is for you.                 Hacksaw Ridge : Based on an extraordinary true story, and I’ve never seen Andrew Garfield acts this brilliant in a movie.                 Intouchables : I mean come on, if you still haven’t watched this one, …

For the stay at home wife

Growing up I’ve always known what I wanted to become. You know that time of school where teachers would ask you what your dreams are and what you want to be in the future, while most of other kids would think of being an astronaut, doctors, scientist, architects, etc, and when it’s my turn I’ve always answered it with a proud voice that i wanted to become a housewife, a great one. I know what most of people might be thinking when they hear my answer, “if you just want to be a housewife, why even bother going to school? Let alone finishing your university degree?” Thing is, when that question came up, I mean that dream job question, I could not think of anybody else who does a better job that my own mother. Who you guess it right, she is a housewife, a great one. Having such a good role model in my life, how could I not want to be like her? My mother works hard, every single day, when other workers …

How safe is online dating?

Online dating is definitely not a new thing for western culture, but for Asians and especially Indonesians, online dating is still very vague. The opinion most Indonesians have when it comes to online dating are negatives. One of the most common they will ask is, “is it safe?’ Me personally, I don’t see online dating as a dangerous or a thing you should not considerate. Although, I can understand why most people think otherwise. There are few tips I can explain why online dating isn’t such a bad thing. And I will encourage any of my friends to try at least once. 1. Our world has changed. with the evolution of technology, we spent most of our time on our laptop and our phone. We socialize through internet. Probably everything now, is easily reachable by internet. We talk, we chat with our friends through many chat applications. So why not trying to get to know someone new also through online? 2. It is not a bad thing. it all comes down to your intention. If your …