Bambini’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway

Ho Ho Ho!

We’re back :) It’s the jolly time of the year again and we are back with more fun this year, hooraaaaay!

If you’re new to us or have not been heard of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway……

For 12 days….

From the 1st Dec to 12th Dec 2019, we are giving away great prizes each day.

How to participate in this Giveaway?

Simply head over to our Facebook or Instagram and follow the instructions.

Together with all our sponsors, here are the prizes you stand to win!

ABOUT KUMOYA

Kumoya is a Japanese-French inspired café based in sunny Singapore. The name Kumoya in Japanese refers to fluffy, light cloud house. “Kumo” refers to clouds and “Ya” means house or shop.

In the last year, Kumoya ventured into themed pop-up café and successfully collaborated with some of the world’s most iconic brand such as Cinnamoroll, Miffy, Care Bears, tokidoki, Mr Men Little Miss, My Little Pony, Pusheen and Snoopy.

Kumoya is also proud to attain a little feather in our cap when Miffy meets Kumoya pop-up café won the best location based or Experiential Initiative of the year at the prestigious Hong Kong Asian Licensing Awards 2018.

Our philosophy and culture is all about inclusiveness and fun through food. We want friends, family, the community, to enjoy new experiences at Kumoya. Making it the perfect pop-up themed café to relax for a meal and dessert – at one go.

Our inclusiveness also means our menu has No Pork, No Lard and No Alcohol and prepared by team of Muslim staff and colleagues in a manner that’s suitable for todays’ modern Muslim dietary palette. All our ingredients are also sourced from major Halal distributors and suppliers.

As we move into the last quarter of 2019, nothing could be more apt than to celebrate the year’s end! For this, Kumoya has lined up a huge surprise that cuts across generations.

Sesame Street is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary and Kumoya is joining in on the fun. Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Abby will be at Kumoya from Thursday, 26 September 2019 to Sunday, 29 December 2019 and “Let’s Celebrate”.

In celebration of 50 Years and Counting of a globally recognized and beloved brand, We’ll transform Kumoya into a Sesame Street – themed cafe! Kids and adults will also enjoy a special Sesame Street inspired menu – concocted by our Kumoya kitchen team together with Shirley Wong (@littlemissbento).

We’re sure you’ll go ‘Om Nom Nom” like Cookie Monster!

What You Stand To Win

ONE lucky winner will receive:
1 x 18″ Exclusive cafe imported Elmo Plush worth $129.90
1 x Christmas With Elmo Set Menu worth over $50 per set

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ABOUT ALLTENTIC

Established since 2008, AllTenTic Jamu Massage is  Singapore Leading Specialist providing Postnatal Jamu Massage in the comfort of your home . Started by a Mum who experienced the challenges of postpartum recovery, she enhanced the experience to meets the needs of modern mums, and carefully concorted this “ formula” to provide the Award Winning , Most Comprehensive Authentic Postnatal Jamu Massage today.
 
Our Professional Team had served mums across various nationalities from Asia, Europe, Australia & North America
Let our gentle fingers create a greater wonder for you as a new mum. 
 
AllTenTic’s sister brand – BodiNeeds retails quality products formulated inhouse that are safe and natural to use for mummies and babies to complement and aid new mums to make afterbirth confinement smooth and enjoyable.
Mummy Wellness Hamper worth $120
Get Pampered and Radient Looking from Head to Top with our Award Winning Hair Care, Body shaper and Scrub.
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ABOUT MAMASHOP

MamaShop is a one-stop shop for environmentally sustainable ware. Our range of products include those which our children use all the way to that which adults use on a daily basis, in the kitchen, at work, or with friends. It is a platform created by a mum for other mums and other like-minded parents for their kids as we believe every kid deserves the best.

MamaShop is proud to gift 2 hampers this christmas.

The items are made of rice husks, Husk’sWare’s products.

Reduce agricultural waste (in the form of rice husks) to sustain the planet

Are biodegradable; Plastic and glass take up to 1,000,000 years to decompose while rice husks take only about 90 days.

Are all-natural, toxin-free and safer for consumers.

Hamper Bundle #1 worth $102.80

Tingkat 

Elephant cutting board

Hamper Bundle # 2 worth $96.40

Mini Husks Baby set

Bear Paw cutting board

Titoy bento box

Participate in the giveaway via our social media platforms by tapping below.

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ABOUT JUMP EAT CRY MATERNITY

Jump Eat Cry bring fashionable stylish dual-function maternity & nursing wear to you at affordable prices! With new collections weekly, there will always be up to date styles that are trendy yet functional with its discreet nursing access for easy breastfeeding!

Mum To Be’s get in here to check out their wide range of fasionable wear to last you from pregnancy to nursing after the baby is born!

Jump Eat Cry is giving away one $100 gift voucher with unique code redeemable online at www.jumpeatcry.com

Head down to our Facebook and Instagram to participate in the giveaway.

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ABOUT 99 PERCENT HAIR STUDIO

99 Percent was founded in 2011 with a deep holistic conviction to infuse consumers’ needs with style and innovations; It is a place where excellence isn’t an expedition of skill; it is the results of sincere efforts to compose somebody’s smile from our services.

We passionately believe satisfaction is an intimate interconnection reference from the art of explicit communication and comprehension. As so, we are a dedicated group of soulful individuals with a continual attitude to be challenged from unfamiliar needs and uncharted acumen set out to make you beautiful.

To us, your smile is why we love what we do and for that sparkle, “we will give a hundred percent to our everyday, will only be ninety-nine percent satisfied from our yesterdays and will always strive a hundred and one percent for our every tomorrows”.

We sincerely believe that ‘ninety-nine percent’ is an experience we learn everyday, to ensure you with a hundred percent service for your ‘today’. Our aim is for you to walk out of our salon with a smile and a beautiful fresh new look.

99 Percent Hair Studio at Bedok Point is Giving Away

THREE Haircut + Treatment Worth $99 Each

To 3 Lucky Winners

Head to our Facebook/Instagram to participate and stand a chance to win!

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ABOUT LAWRY’S THE PRIME RIB SINGAPORE

Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore have been serving up Prime Ribs of Beef in Singapore since 1999. The history of their restaurant goes way back to 1938 in Beverly Hills. The grand and exquisite dining restaurant is located at Mandarin Gallery and would be a great dining experience for your family. Kids Menu available too!

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ABOUT MILKING COW

Milking Cow SG is a company that does lactation goodies to help breastfeeding mummies boost their breastmilk supply. We have unique lactation goodies such as overnight oats and lactation smoothies on top of cookies and brownies. We hope to support your breastfeeding journey with our lactation goodies. 
Choose between Cookies, brownies, muffin, smoothies or overnight oats to boost your supply! Items are made with milk boosting ingredients which includes rolled oats, flaxseed, brewers yeast. 
Milking Cow is gifting a $100 Gift Credit for One Lucky Winner to use on purchases on their website. Expecting and/or nursing mums, hurry and take part in this giveaway via our facebook or instagram (tap buttons below).
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ABOUT DARLIE

The Hawley & Hazel Group is a reliable and trusted manufacturer of high quality oral care products, including the world-renowned Darlie brand of toothpastes and toothbrushes. Established in the 30’s of the 20th century, Hawley & Hazel has enjoyed a long history as one of the respected and recognised oral care names in Asia. Darlie toothpastes and toothbrushes are a firm family favourite for generations of consumers across the region.

Our Darlie Kids Sonic Toothbrush is suitable for children aged 4 and above. There are two modes to better fulfill Kid’s oral needs. The Gentle mode includes 16,000/minute micro vibration gently massage gums to enhance the gum health while the Cleansing Mode has 22,000/minute micro vibration effectively cleanse teeth to protect oral health.
There is a 30-second reminder to remind children to change the brushing direction and a 2-minute Timer so the toothbrush will stop working after 2 minutes brushing.
It is IPX 7 Water Proof  which is safe for children to use in bathroom environment. The toohbrush head comes in soft bristles with 0.01mm slip tips to reach deeper into children’s mouth.
Darlie is giving away one Jolly Junior Sonic Toothbrush and Refill set worth $42.90.
Suitable for children aged 4 and above, the cute Rilakkuma characters will sure keep your child happy, brushing! 
It is packed in a hardy tin case, which can also be used as a pencil case or a holder for the many little accessories they have. Comes with 1 AAA battery and available in 2 colors (Blue & Pink)
*Note that we will only give away 1 colour of their choice.
Scroll down and tap on the buttons to head over to our social media to participate in this giveaway.
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ABOUT BEADSYBITES

We are a team of two mummies (and we are sisters too!) who believes parenting in style is possible and we aim to share the best for you and your child. Our products are fashion-forward, on trend and free from all nasties which are safe, stylish, up to date and functional for your tiny human.
We specialise in personalisation of Pacifier Clips, Baby Essentials and Accessories which are affordable and of high quality. Our items are from authentic and reliable brands.
Giving away one bundle of items worth over $100 to one lucky winner:
1 Personalised Beadsy Set (Deer)  –
This Teething Set is  perfect for little hands and mouths, and textured on both sides to provide maximum relief for your little one’s sore teething gums. They are non-toxic, eco-friendly & durable!
1 Matching Jewel Bites
This Teething Necklace will help keep the curious little hands and mouths busy while baby wearing and also help keep baby focused while feeding,or simply enjoying a nice warm cuddle with you.
Cube Blocks worth (New!)
This 12 colors soft blocks set is such a complete development toy! Have fun stimulating your baby’s developing brain with our 12 colors soft block set. It displays numbers on each side of the 12 cubes with their corresponding units of fruits as well as 12 different animals and geometrical shapes. Squeeze them and they’ll make  sounds. Your baby will love to solve how they fit into each other and learn the various geometric shapes while having fun. They can also be used as a bath toys as they float and spray water. With numbering, plus (+) and minus (-) sign, you can also use them to teach basic maths. This block set can be used from 6 months to 3 years old.
They’re safe for teething as they’re made from non-toxic silicone, free from BPA and formaldehyde. Size: 5.2 x 6 cm each.
Baby Head Protector (3 designs to choose from)
A pillow that protects your baby’s head from accidental bumps and falls. 
Baby Pillow (Unicorn)
These Pillows are specifically designed for prevention of baby’s “flat head”.They are non-toxic, eco-friendly & durable!
HURRY! Scroll down, find the pink buttons and head over to participate in the giveaway. You could be the winner:)
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ABOUT HOOK COFFEE

Hook Coffee is a coffee brand by and for ordinary people with extraordinary lives. Everything we do comes down to a simple calling – 

to empower coffee farmers and coffee lovers alike to make coffee better.

Hook Coffee is Giving Away
a Advent Calendar 2019
Our 3rd & best edition yet!
A gift box featuring 24 different and unique coffee, packed in nifty drip coffee bags for your brewing convenience. You can also watch the Christmas characters come to life with the Artivive Ar app!
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ABOUT SKINLASH

Skinlash pride herself to be the leading skin care and eyelash studio in Singapore, providing a wide variety of professional facial treatments and premium eyelash extension services.

With more than 10 years of experience in providing specialized beauty services, we have tailored treatments for eyelash and skin, to target the individual’s problematic areas, from enlarged pores, acne, congested, oily skin and more.

Skinlash aims to deliver attentive, personalised and effective service, ensuring all individual skincare needs and goals are being met with every visit.

SKINLASH GIVEAWAY

Eyelash Extension Treatment

Brightening Vitamin C Facial

Eyelash Extension – We focus on protecting the natural lash with perfect isolation and quality products to erase the preconceived notions about lash extensions being damaging to your natural lashes. Lashes can be worn regularly so long as they’re applied correctly and with the natural lash health preservation in mind. We use a unique layering technique to create beautiful and natural looking eyelash extensions. We divide your lashes into different layers, along with combination of various lash extensions lengths to create a mascara effect. Type and style of lashes will be carefully determined after consultation with you.

Brightening Vita C – This treatment is also known as the elixir of youth – Basically for anyone who wants radiant and brightened skin. Who doesn’t? Using ultrasound energy pulses to reach to a deeper layer of your skin, stimulating the growth of fresh new collagen and strengthening weaker ones, while infusing Hyaluronic acid and all the antioxidants.

Brightening Vital C facial aims to improve overall skin clarity and radiance. It also aids to smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and even out skin tone. It also helps to boost the skin’s brightness and improve the appearance of texture, resulting in an immediate visual improvement in your skin.

RESULTS: This Vitamin infused treatment not only helps combat against free radicals and delay signs of premature aging, leaving your skin super soft and illuminated.

Skinlash is Giving Away:

1 x Natural Eyelash Extensions (Worth $90) to One Winner

1 x Brightening Vital C Facial (Worth $180) to Another Winner

HURRY! Participate in this Giveaway at our Facebook and Instagram:)

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ABOUT NAN & GERBER

At Nestlé, we are inspired by mothers’ love and persistent dedication to provide their best for their child.

NAN OPTIPRO Growing up milk, with 2-‘FL, is a scientifically advanced age-adapted formula. Together with Iron & Vitamins for Immunity Support, BIFIDUS BL Probiotics to help maintain a healthy digestive system. 

At GERBER, we utilise Clean Field Farming to ensure that our foods are not only nutritious, but also wholesome and safe for every little tiny tummy. From Cereals to Snacks to Purees and Juices, we believe little ones deserve the highest standards set just for them.

Stand a chance to win Five NANxGERBER Hamper (worth $50 each) this Christmas.

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3 Steps to Making Your Kid’s Birthday A Memorable Time! | Children Photography & Cake Smash Photography

Our little one will have their birthday soon! And we’re just cracking our heads on how we can make the celebration a memorable one…

As parents, we start worrying about many aspects, that includes: who to invite, how many people to invite, where to host, the food, the decor, whether our child will be overwhelmed with sheer number of new faces in the party, the safety, the mess, the allergies and the list goes on…

For some of you, you might think, well, why not have something simple yet memorable and put all the attention on the baby and don’t worry about everyone else… and have something to look back to when they grow up….

We have created a simple yet effective – 3 looks in 1 birthday celebration shoot!

This is how we do it at Bambini:

1. Start With Modern Minimalist Images

Before things gets messy, we start with something simple and where it will stand the test of time… Big smiley faces with all the attention on you. A modern minimalist concept with bright and happy simple backdrops :)

2. Get Funky With Special Party Backdrops!

Our children add colours to our lives and we want to show just that – it’s all bright and cheery, no day is a dull day with my little one. We have curated some beautiful backdrops that includes our handmade walls to add more colours in the images. After all, the more the merrier…

3. To Smash Or Not To Smash – It’s Up To You!

And for the finale! Some of you might decide to let loose and let your child have a taste of cake and of course, those that might be allergic to any of those cake ingredient, you can enjoy more with the balloon, and more balloons…

If you are prepared to get down and enjoy life and let them get messy, Cake Smash is another way that you can have your finale.

Let them explore, let them have their first taste of cake, the sensorial exploration and just enjoy life to its fullest!

Our Cake Smash Photoshoot comes with the cake! We’ll order it for you and you can choose the colours too.

Still unsure, see the 5 Tips for a great cake smash photoshoot.

For details, we can discuss over whatsapp and email, let us hear what you have in mind and we’ll work together to make it happen!

Whatsapp/call us at  8717 1558,  email us at info@bambiniphoto.sg or Message Us to find out more!

It’s like a Dream come True as I’ve always wanted to have a complete family photoshoot with our baby and our little bunny. Decided to choose Bambini for our baby’s First B’dae photoshoot and photos are too pretty. Our photographer Melissa was wonderful and professional and she took so many pics of us and our real time interaction. She also managed to make our baby smile and ensure the safety of our bunny. Photos are too lovely and we just needed to purchase all of them. Thanks Melissa & Bambini!

Elisa

We booked a baby cake smash photography session with Bambini for my child’s one year old birthday celebration. The experience was fantastic. We had lots of fun at the studio and loved the beautiful photos taken by Melissa. Communication was a breeze with the team responding very quickly to emails. Thank you Melissa and Shawna for the wonderful experience. I highly recommend Bambini to anyone looking for professional photography.

Lauren
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Top 5 Favourite Outdoor Locations for Family and Maternity Photoshoots

Where should we go for our family photoshoots?

Do you recommend shooting outdoors for maternity and/or family photoshoots?

How would the photos turn out?

We decided to put together the images we have captured at our favourite outdoor locations for you to see all of them at a glance! So, just scroll down! :D

1. Singapore Botanic Gardens

There’s so much to explore and different looks to photograph all within one location! The iconic pavillion is a must-have in your family photo! It’s playtime and break-time when we head to the swings, take a seat and let’s catch some evening breeze. Big trees that towers over you, a fascinating sight for your children and of course, running space in the fields! We can even head to the Jacob Ballas children’s garden – you know it’s designed for children when the security stops you when there is no accompanying child in sight to gain entry into the garden.

2. Marina Barrage

The vast blue skies, yes. With all that strong wind we get there, remember to bring along your kites and we can have some fun flying them! Let us take the photos and you can be in the moment with your children. Nothing’s more precious than having shared conversations and shared memories – isn’t that what makes us feel most connected. Not forgetting our beautiful Singapore cityscape that we can capture in the background of our photos too!

3. East Coast Park

It’s the beach! Sun, sea and the breeze :D I’m already feeling all serene looking at this set of maternity images taken at East Coast Park. Get your long flowy maxi dresses, put on a flower crown and let’s go barefoot by the seashore. Have your hubby join in for your maternity photoshoot, take a stroll hand-in-hand, like a date in the park

4. Ann Siang Hill/Club Street

Looking for something that shows more of our Singapore heritage? How about the look of shophouses and those peranakan tiles? There are some lovely stores and brightly coloured walls at Ann Siang Hill that sure doesn’t disappoint and adds the vibrancy to your family photos. You can find variety here – a little bit of a park, traditional storefronts, bright red walls, alleyways for that rustic look, and flowers!

5. Gardens by the Bay/Flower Dome/Gardens By The Bay EAST

Bring your whole family, your cousins and grandparents – let’s have a family photoshoot at Gardens by the Bay East. This is another location we can capture our Singapore city skyline in the background. And if you want to capture the outdoor look and not feel our Singapore heat, we have a solution for you! We can head down to have photos taken in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay, it is air-conditioned. No sweat, literally.

Saw somewhere that you like? Which of these location is your favourite, or where do your family hang out? Share with us the location you have in mind for your next family photoshoot, and we see how we can make it happen for you. We’re just an email away :) Contact us at info@bambiniphoto.sg,  Whatsapp Us or Find Out More While We’re Away With Our Messenger Bot.


Empty Nest Syndrome?

During a recent gathering of a few friends that we have known since primary school, we naturally talked about life and our parents. A friend of mine then brought up the topic of Empty Nest Syndrome…. Something that I didn’t even know it exist.

We grow quickly under our parents’ care and when it’s time for us to explore the world with or without them, our parents start to feel that they are losing us.

Let’s face it! Parenting is NEVER EASY!

There is no textbook that we can refer to… No Step by Step Manual. We sort of do a bit of trial and error and learn along the way – and hopefully we do the right thing and our kids turn out well. We worry non-stop from the second they are born. We’ve seen and heard a 86-year-old granny worry about her 63-year-old daughter!

Just when you thought the tough part (raising your kids) is over, it can even get tougher now sometimes right? Every stage of parenting is a challenge, never the same. We can only look forward and hope the next phase is easier than before. 

We are so used to our kids needing us when they were younger, and now our babies are all grown and independent.

We try to be their ‘friend’ especially when they hit the tween/teen/young adult stage. Well, at least that’s what most experts would advise parents when the kids are more or less grown up.

But now that your kids are older and they don’t depend on you wholly like they once used to, it’s hard to gather the whole family together because everyone has their own plans. Even when the family gathers, the vision of everyone on their phone versus “real-life” chatting keeps crawling into my mind. How then can we reminisce the bond, the moment, the time we have together without the screen? Especially when these days the information on the internet keeps everyone more busy than before with their eyes glued to the screen. 

Sometimes when you’ve already prepared dinner, your kids called in last minute (if they call) saying that they couldn’t make it because they forgot they’ve got a friend’s birthday dinner. Then you start to wonder – didn’t they plan ahead to have quality time with us as well? Why does it seem like their friends are everything and we’re just in the background?

As parts and parcels of kids growing up, we definitely have been there before. It’s confusing and tough being teens these days, especially at this age where they’re figuring out who they are supposed to be. They might have just started their first adult job, got a boyfriend/girlfriend, or even just still in tertiary school.

The sudden change is kinda tough for us to just simply think past it, but you’re never alone!

Where Did All That Time Go?

It seems like yesterday that they were just a baby…… At times, we feel like we’ve ran out of time with our children. Time flew by so quickly – did we even have enough time when we were all younger?

You’re not overreacting for feeling this way, because all your life, you’ve been their guardian. But we can’t help wondering why the kids feel the same way. Don’t they miss us just as how we miss them?

Sometimes love given, is not love received… One of the ways we know of that help us remember our kids is memories in tangible form eg. photos in an album, photo on the wall, photo on the desk.

You have influence over the things your children remember and your family photos are evidences to remind them of your love. The ones with you in it! ;) Not just the pictures you took of them in your phone. 

Take Out Their Childhood & Family Photos

Sometimes looking at our family photos, images from their childhood are really what makes the difference. Our children are reminded of our love for them, all the hugs and kisses we gave abundantly that they might not enjoy THAT much once they hit the teenager phase…

From our personal experience, after we have gone past the rebellious teenager phase, we feel we want to re-ignite the family spirit as well after looking at the family memory photos and to keep the unit tight after understanding what our parents have done for us throughout the time we were growing up.

Your family portraits not only influence what your children remember from their childhood, but also how they feel about family relationships. Regardless of how busy you are, how little you get to see your kids when you were making ends meet. You made it a point to get the family portrait done.

When they think about you, what first come to their mind? You decide.

And if you’d like to find a family activity to do together, why not be intentional and plan a family photoshoot with us to capture keepsake memories?

WHY FAMILIES DO PROFESSIONAL PHOTOSHOOTS

Display Your Memories

All our life we’ve always wanted to know on our own and let our kids know that they have a happy family that has their back always. And as parents, we wish that our children can live harmoniously in future when they grow up, from their happy childhood together.

Your family portraits are not just to celebrate the present, to show your families and friends at gatherings – they are shaping you and your children’s future. Have them taken, print them out, display them everywhere at home. And your home will be a constant reminder of the joy, love and delight your relationships with one another have been.

No matter how big or small, how diverse, how unconventional, how normal. Display your family portraits at home, in your office, your bathroom, your wallet. Because trust us, it is this little thing that you’d look back time and again that will put a smile on your face when you caught sight of your family on the framed photo or even the one tuck in your purse.

If you would like to plan a session to capture your memories with your family, just drop us an email at info@bambiniphoto.sg or WhatsApp us at +65 8717 1558 and we’ll guide you through from there!

“The only things you regret are the things you don’t do.” Michael Curtiz
.........The photoshooting experience was wonderful. I was almost in tears when I saw my parents getting close again when posing for the shoots. The laughter and joy filled up the studio. Tks for our photographer Illiyin to make this happened and she handled kids so well. Our boys missed her the moment we left the studio..........
Sabrina Yen
Sabrina Yen
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School’s Out – Build Your Memory Bank With Your Family

So you’ve ended up here! Maybe you’ve tried googling what to do during your kid’s school holidays because you’ve ran out of ideas. Holidays can be stressful at times especially when the kids get a little mischievous. But then again, holidays shouldn’t have to be this hard right? Remember just like how our school holidays once were with our parents?

As parents ourselves, we get that horrible feeling of not being able to spend enough time with our kids during school days just to keep the family going and to put food on the table.

Demands of our work can be unforgiving that it keeps us glued to our phones even when our kids are around. And when it’s time for us to take a breather, we spend time scrolling on our phones during the holidays as a form of unwinding and distressing from so much responsibilities at work or school.

When I look back at a photo of myself when I was a kid, at a swimming pool together with my whole family during a school holiday, I feel the same emotions as when the photo was captured even 10-20 years later. The rush of adrenaline – feeling real lucky to be alive, having spent the time with the people I love.

Love transcends time, and I think photos are the time machine we’ve always wished we could build.

But do you find yourself wishing you have more photos during the 2000/2010s era? Our parents took a lot of photos of us when we were kids, but our memory bank slowly reduced during our young adult/teenager phase. What happened to the other holidays and celebrations?

Are we guilty of taking advantage of the convenience we have from compact cameras and smartphones, just storing the photos somewhere in the iCloud?

To be honest, I can’t remember much of the memories during the memory bank “gap” period because…
1. I didn’t “have the time” to take proper photos and print them out to look at and remember 
2. 
I can’t even remember the photos I took with my phone because of the convenience of the smartphones – we’re always snapping photos, sometimes without much thought put in
3. Our p
hotos are then just stored in the iCloud, piled under the new photos we’ve taken, along with screenshots/photos for work etc…

And learning from this, our suggestion is to always print them out.

Holidays give us time to explore life together with our loved ones. Even if you spend it at hawker centres, or just driving around Singapore idly, we find strength from our emotional memories & bond that is nurtured through family time, especially for our children. Remember that’s what our parents did for us?

We can see that in the photos that our parents took so that we can hold onto the memories, and cherish it forever.

Holidays need not be always extra special, it can even be an everyday activity with plenty more time to spend together with our kids. Go out and intentionally spend time with your kids and family, make every moment count no matter how small the activity is.

Capture and print the memories… because when they grow older, they have photos to look back and remember us and the times we spent together.

You know where you can find us if you need help with this… Just hit us up at +65 8717 1558 or drop us an email at  info@bambiniphoto.sg and we’ll help you from there.