You’ve just brought your lovely bundle into the world, and now it’s time to celebrate! While having a baby is simply the best gift in the world, a little something special for mama is always a nice gesture! Little Steps has put together 10 Amazing Push Presents for those looking for inspiration (wink, wink).
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend – and pearls, sapphires, rubies and emeralds aren’t bad either! Founded in 2010, Les Precieux is Singapore’s leading bespoke jeweler that specializes in creating beautiful diamond and gemstone engagement rings, wedding bands, as well as personal bridal and private jewelry. Book an appointment and design something together for this special time.
There are no lack of good jewelers in Singapore. Ladies here do like their bling, and with so many places to choose from, it can be difficult figuring out where to begin. Orchard Road and Tangong Pagar Road have some beautiful places to choose from.
The Canary, www.thecanarydiamond.com/
Fairy’s Inc, www.fairysinc.com/diamonds/
Gem By Gems, http://gembygems.com/
Ling’s Jewellery, www.lingjewellery.com.sg
Jann Paul, http://jannpaul.com/
Sometimes it’s nice to give a gift to baby too, something they can keep and treasure forever. Many of the high street jewelers make baby jewelry, but there are some lovely, unique places that offer them too. We’ve put together a list of places we think you’ll like.
Poh Heng, www.pohheng.com.sg/baby-mickey-minnie
Heritage Gems Fine Jewellery, https://heritagegemsfinejewellery.com/2015/05/08/baby-charm-jewellery/
The Jewel Box, www.thejewelbox.com/custom.html
With a brand, spanking new watch, moms will be be able to keep an eye on their schedules, which will no doubt be busier now that baby has arrived! Choose from all the big names such as Cartier, Rolex, Chopard and Diamani at The Hourglass, which has many locations island-wide. If you’d like a luxury watch but don't want to burn a hole in your pocket, then Time Peaks can recommend more budget-friendly vendors for you.
The Hourglass, www.thehourglass.com/
Time Peaks, https://timepeaks.com/shop/watch_shop_singapore/
A new DSLR will be needed to capture all of your baby’s precious moments. Shoot photos like a pro with a flashy new camera. The most popular brands are Canon or Nikon, but there other options like Go Pro to get you clicking away at your bub – this action camera may be especially helpful when your tyke is in his toddler stage and moving all the time!
Go Pro, various computer stores in Singapore
If you’d prefer to have a professional do the job, book a family photography session to capture the special moment. There are numerous photographers in Singapore that do a great job taking fun, natural-looking photographs.
Little Steps Guide To Family Photographers, www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/articles/play/top-photographers-sg
For those with the cash to splash, big-ticket items are a great way to celebrate momentous occasions. If you’ve been wanting something original to hang up on the wall at home, the arrival of the new member of your family may be a good time to invest in some meaningful art. Check out what's available at one of the many galleries in town, including the popular Gnani Arts, Yeo Workshop, KPlus, Artspace, and Chan Hampe.
Gnani Arts, www.gnaniarts.com
Yeo Workshop, www.yeoworkshop.com/
Chan Hampe Galleries, www.chanhampegalleries.com/
You may want to hold off for a few months before heading on your first family holiday, but there’s no harm in planning ahead. Mr & Mrs Smith offers travel vouchers that you can use with their expansive portfolio of boutique hotels. So whether you want to jet off to Bali, Thailand, or further afield to Europe, Australia and the US – you have the flexibility of staying in chic, stylish, family-friendly hotels.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith, www.mrandmrssmith.com
When it comes to expat-living, what we often miss most are our families. Flying the grandparents or aunties and uncles of your little one over may make all the difference in easing the stress of new parenthood. Family members will be able to celebrate the new birth with you, plus they’ll also be able to lend a helping hand when you need it!
Not everyone can afford a large or lavish push present. Some women would actually prefer a gift that's more thoughtful. So daddies, why not offer the new mommy foot massages, back massages, or your services washing up for a month, or taking the kids out every Sunday for two hours? Some quality time together is always a good idea, so take the initiative and book a weekly date night. Whatever you decide to do, just make sure that there is thought and appreciation behind it.
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