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  • | Sandy Tam

    My Failed Attempt at Chinese Confinement

    I would like to make a confession.  I CHEATED!  Yup, I totally did. I am Chinese and therefore, am encouraged to abide by the First Month of Confinement rules after giving birth, also known as "zuo yue" in Chinese.  If you haven't heard of such a thing, it entails the new mom being on a very st... View Post
  • | Sandy Tam

    Against All Odds - My Breastfeeding Journey

    When I had Blythe, I was the textbook definition of worst-case breastfeeding scenario.  I had all the odds stacked up against me.  Like many new moms, I was frustrated and angry.  I felt resentment against friends who were complaining to me about engorged breasts and how "messy" it was because th... View Post

About Sandy Tam

Being a mom and a business owner, I have learned to embrace the chaos, to live spontaneously without expectations, to make choices that are beyond what others would call 'normal'.  And along the way, I have been rewarded with many unexpected surprises and failures (yes, failures are rewards in disguise). 

I am a life learner and I like writing.  And this is my blog where I can share both.