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Ashley Low Photography should be no stranger to many of you. I worked with Ashley for my previous maternity shoot for #1 and various other sessions before in the last two years! Here's a recap:

Just like with Aidan, I wanted to capture photos of my beautiful bump when pregnant with Davina (aka #2) but I wanted something different as compared with Aidan!

Ashley and I discussed about a few different scenarios and concept and we decided to go for an outdoor photoshoot this time as we did an indoor shoot when I was pregnant with Aidan.

I showed some pictures from Pinterest as reference to Ashley and we both concluded that I preferred florals and a more girly look for this shoot. While Ashley offered a great variety of outfits to choose from, I wanted to search for different styles of clothings for the shoot. Showed them to Ashley and we shortlisted three outfits and decided on going to Botanical Gardens for our shoot!

I also mentioned to Ashley that while this was  a maternity shoot, I would prefer if we can skew it to more of a family shoot. I wanted both Aidan and Skai to be the main stars of the shoot too.

Here's the end results! I love the pics! Ashley really charmed Aidan too because he was so cooperative and so happy during the shoot.

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You've probably read and seen my previous posts with Ashley Low Photography. After a great experience with them, they were my top choice when I was looking to do another photoshoot.

Needless to say, I wanted to celebrate the special moment of Aidan turning 1! I love the whole concept of a Cake Smash Photoshoot thus I really wanted to do one!
I discussed this with Ashley on the concept and she suggested a blue theme! Which was perfect cos that was one of our favourite colours! Well, mine.


I also requested for something simpler like buntings or poms and Ashley totally nailed it with the background prepared! She also prepared the cutest cake ever!



Unfortunately the star of the show was feeling a bit cranky that day and refused to touch the cake. Really gotta love how patient the photographer was and Aidan soon warmed up!


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As some of you guys may know, I love photoshoots! I really do. Especially now that Aidan is growing up fast, I am totally obsessed with documenting his growth (which is pretty evident from my numerous Instagram posts and milestones posts on my blog)

Previously I did a Maternity and Newborn shoot with Ashley Low Photography and LOVED the experience. Needless to say, it was pretty much a no-brainer for me to go back to her!

I scheduled my Tummy to Tippy Toes shoot with Ashley Low Photography when Aidan was close to 11 months old. This was the time that he was crawling a lot and starting to stand (with support). He was also displaying lots of cheeky grins from time to time and I really wanted to capture that moment.

I discussed with Ashley on a few different concepts and I pretty much left it to her to suggest some themes to play with!

Our first theme was the Ah Boys to Men theme. Which was perfect for us, because Skai is a Regular Medium. hhahahah.


I love how Ashley makes Aidan laugh. She has toys and many gimmicks to coax funny expressions from him!

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This is a Monday's Musings - Random thoughts, feelings and musings by Yours Truly entry under my themed blog posts! For more info about the themed blog posts, do read the entry here

I think most of my Monday's Musings entries comes from real life experiences. When irked, amused, I think it makes good content for Monday's boliaoness posts.

Previously I wrote a piece "5 Things That Change Once You've Been Married" back in 2014. Since  then, I've embarked into a new role, as a mother.

Decided to blog about how things have changed since then. I’ll like to hear from other parents on things that have changed for you! Please do comment on this 5 Things That Change Once You've Become A Parent entry!

1. You'll never sleep well ever again.

Waking up every 3 hours because the baby needs to feed or change his diaper. Yeah. Especially if he's breastfed, he'll need to feed more frequently than formula fed babies.

After 6 months, Aidan has kinda slept thru the night. Sleeping thru the night means 5 hours. So, that's the best I can get. 5 hours of sleep at a stretch. I'll take whatever I can get.


2. You'll never stop worrying.

During my pregnancy, we had a few scares. My gynae shared with us some advice. He said "we'll never stop worrying as parents." And it's so true!

You'll worry if he's not eating well, if he's gaining too much weight, not gaining enough weight, has his monthly jabs, have not started flipping like his peers, have started flipping. Basically everything. Just the other week, Aidan had a fever (not related to any jabs). Needless to say, I freaked out. Skai, being the more rationale one, told me to calm the fuck down. -_-"

Gave him some paracetamol and sponged him. His fever soon disappeared.


3. You'll take more pictures of your baby than of yourself.

Forget selfies or wefies with your partner. The only pics that matter are your babies. Sometimes you'll take wefies with your baby but most of the time, it is just a whole lot of spam pics of your child.


4. You'll feel that time passes by way too fast.

Every single day, I feel that he's growing up way too fast. Do I wish that I had the luxury to stay at home with him? Every single day.

Do I feel guilty about not spending enough time with him? Every single fucking day.

Honestly, most days, I hardly hang out with friends. Many times colleagues would ask me out for dinner etc, but all I want to do is rush home and see my boy. Goodbye social engagements and blogger events. Maybe once in a fortnight, perhaps.

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5. You'll never stop learning.

You probably thought that after university, you'll never have to read or study again.


I have never researched so much in my life before. Reading about pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and now weaning.


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Well, this is my Monday's Musings entry. Sorry for the long wall of text! I hope that you've enjoyed reading this 5 Things That Change Once You've Become A Parent piece! Are there any other topics that you'll like to hear from me? Do comment and I'll muse about that ;)

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