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My cup runneth over <br /> Founder, @collatethelabel @oursecondnature<br /> Fertility support #purposeineachseason

We did it, @fweddyap. 14yrs of life together and we now have a little version of us. She is everything we have dreamed of and prayed for.     #PTL #bygodsgrace

P.S. Thank you everyone for all your thoughts, prayers and love throughout. We have been incredibly blessed by them. Special thanks too to the nurses & staff at Mount E Novena who made our stay extra warm & comfortable!
We did it, @fweddyap. 14yrs of life together and we now have a little version of us. She is everything we have dreamed of and prayed for. #PTL #by
My dearest Ellery, you are a living testimony of God s immense love and abounding grace. We give thanks and praise for you, the joy of our hearts, and we look forward to journeying in life with you.    #ellerygraceyap
My dearest Ellery, you are a living testimony of God s immense love and abounding grace. We give thanks and praise for you, the joy of our hearts, and
Alright, here we go baby E. Mama s first adventure with you, see you sooner than later I hope!   #wishusluck #lastbumpshot #40weekspregnantnomore
Alright, here we go baby E. Mama s first adventure with you, see you sooner than later I hope! #wishusluck #lastbumpshot #40weekspregnantnomore
Our Second Home   So glad to see our team s first project come to fruition before I pop! When we set out to open shop here at Chip Bee Gardens, we envisioned to create a space that would feel like a second home, a calming respite from the every day stresses of life. The more we talked to our community & the more we thought about how to express warmth through brick & mortar, we found that our goal has always been consistent.. That is to do our best to make sure each person we meet feels a little more calm, a little more inspired. We want it to be a place where we can all be comfortable in our element regardless of how our day has been, cos that s what home is. So it is with much delight that we invite you to come fill our humble lil place & have a taste of the OSN life. We serve awesome clothes with a side of coffee & handmade bakes!
Our Second Home So glad to see our team s first project come to fruition before I pop! When we set out to open shop here at Chip Bee Gardens, we env
Bump & I are in the homestretch now    Glad for the extra week at work though trying to get three or more meetings/tasks done in a day has been rather challenging. I guess when you're carrying a 3.2kg (gasp) pumpkin around you do have to start taking things slow!
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Anyway, now that I'm this close to the end at #39weekspregnant, I can say this journey has been nothing short of incredible. I'm so grateful for the wealth of support I've gotten especially from those who've left a comment or DM to send your love and thoughts, be it through tips or advice or just a word of encouragement. Wouldn't have had such a positive experience if not for this community!  
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Am also very fortunate & thankful to have an uneventful pregnancy without the unpleasant ailments or aches & pains, only some pelvic pressure and contractions now that it's just a week away. I know not everyone has it easy.   Tbh I didn't watch my diet nor exercise but ate my vitamins diligently and had regular doses of double boiled soups c/o of my MIL- pretty sure that helped with nourishment? Heh and one other thing I indulge in is a good pre-natal rub from @madam.partum. Thought I should share my experience cos I'm sucha sucker for massages and tried so many variations from Swedish to Jamu to TCM before finding gold with my current therapist Cao Sin who has been coming in weekly since the third trim. I do think she's played a huge part in keeping my energy levels up while preventing water retention & other nasties of pregnancy!
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I'm not sure if I'm going to miss being in this physical state with 13kgs extra in weight but I definitely am treasuring every moment before baby comes. See you mamas on the other side very soon; please keep them tips and mom-hacks coming, they'd be most helpful!   
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P.S. huge love to @garychew @mithesalon for taming these tresses before I pop!
Bump & I are in the homestretch now Glad for the extra week at work though trying to get three or more meetings/tasks done in a day has been rather
Thankful for the weekend to rest & get on with baby prep. Can't believe we'll have a new addition to the family in 14 days or less! Am not quite settled with everything at work & at home but I guess you'll never be fully ready? Taking it a day at a time now. #38weekspregnant #mothersworksg
Thankful for the weekend to rest & get on with baby prep. Can't believe we'll have a new addition to the family in 14 days or less! Am not quite settl
Oh what I'd give to go back to this moment   Definitely the top of 2017. Gonna share the rest on stories in a bit before going offline. Have a splendid time ringing in the new year with those near & dear X
Oh what I'd give to go back to this moment Definitely the top of 2017. Gonna share the rest on stories in a bit before going offline. Have a splendi
Reflecting on the year and all the beauty it has brought amidst the tough moments. 2017 wasn't easy both at work and in life. Buried myself in work and a ton of play knowing I had to eventually slow down & succumb to fertility treatments. I allowed my ambitions & the want for a baby to consume me and somehow lost myself along the way. But by God's grace I was granted my heart's desire and given a renewed sense of purpose. Along with it came an undeserving yet overwhelming amount of love. With that I started loving myself, my baby, and all the people around me. They say becoming a mom is life-changing; this truly is a pivotal moment in my life. I know that 2018 is not going to be without its challenges, but I feel like I'm in a good place and capacity to take on what is coming my way. And if there's anything I learnt, is that we all have an inner strength to draw from when the going gets tough, we just need to love ourselves to do so.
Reflecting on the year and all the beauty it has brought amidst the tough moments. 2017 wasn't easy both at work and in life. Buried myself in work
Celebrating our last Christmas together as just two, remembering that we love only because He first loved us. Also trusting in Him to increase our capacity to love even deeper when the lil one comes along.    #Heisthereasonfortheseason #36weekspregnant
Celebrating our last Christmas together as just two, remembering that we love only because He first loved us. Also trusting in Him to increase our cap
Blessed to have this bunch of amazingly individualistic, sometimes queer but always inspiring humans in my work fam. And thankful that even though we're a small team, we all share a deep purpose of inspiring & touching the lives of the people we serve. Ready to take on 2018 with them! #proudmama #teamCOLLATE #teamOSN #oddballsunite
Blessed to have this bunch of amazingly individualistic, sometimes queer but always inspiring humans in my work fam. And thankful that even though we'
Commemorating our first anniversary with a series of artworks handpainted in Italy by Marialaura Fedi for @oursecondnature. This trio of OSN girls dressed in our very first collection: A Year with the Wildflowers, captures the very essence of the OSN spirit, and celebrates a year s worth of growth, discovery and joy with our community. It s been such an incredible journey albeit only a year working with @xxlaurentan and team on creating this label; we cannot be more thankful for the love and support we ve received. So this one s for all of you who believed in us- only 50 of each design serialized and autographed by hand. P.S. kept my favourite for Baby E s nursery, guess which?   #onewithosn
Commemorating our first anniversary with a series of artworks handpainted in Italy by Marialaura Fedi for @oursecondnature. This trio of OSN girls dre
What a blessed Sunday spent with family & baby E's overzealous aunts   Just four weeks left to full-term but am feeling a lot more relieved now that baby prep is underway. Thank you all so much for the encouragement, love & concern!  #33weekspregnant
What a blessed Sunday spent with family & baby E's overzealous aunts Just four weeks left to full-term but am feeling a lot more relieved now that b

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