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Our Team

Editor-in-Chief 

Laych Koh

Laych is a journalist and teacher who now focuses on her two young sons and the art of hiding vegetables in meals.  

Digital Marketing Director

Nadia Fauzi

Nadia is mum to Adam, a precocious bookworm, and Imran, a spiderbaby. She’s crazy about cars, prints, and 50 shades of monochrome.

Social Media Editor

Ayuni Ayatillah

Ayuni is a mum of two bubbly bubs, a freelance writer and a stationery hoarder. When not writing, she’s busy running the household and daydreaming about travelling the world.

 

Contributors

Li-Hsian

Li-Hsian left a career in corporate communications to become a full-time mum to twins. She is learning new things daily as she tries to balance the romance of motherhood with the messy realities of her latest role.

Anne Aeria

Anne was all about 9-to-6 workdays until she gained a new boss, her son Isa Alexander Ruffin. Now a freelance writer and NirvanaFitness instructor, she spends her days chasing her toddler around and being wrapped around his little finger.

Azura Rahman

Azura is a (perpetually tired) mum of three to Inayah, Ihsan and Ilana. A former radio presenter at BFM 89.9, she loves flat whites, Celine and lie ins with her kids.

Dessy Barnaby

Dessy left her PR career in exchange for perfecting her critical negotiation skills with her two children. She has found solace in writing and is now a freelance writer.

Farah Bashir

Farah used to drive the National Transformation Programme as a management consultant, but has since put away her power suits to be a stay-at-home mum to two lovely girls. Some days, she wonders why she traded intelligent problem-solving debates for negotiations with a toddler about changing diapers.

Nura Bee

Nura battles the corporate jungle on a daily basis. When she’s home she faces a tougher challenge in raising and entertaining her precocious 3-year-old — she’s adept in performing ‘The Wheel on the Bus’ and other baby songs.

Jessica Cheng

Jessica hails from Subang Jaya but is currently a full-time working mum manoeuvring the corporate world in London. She is a bubble tea addict who loves experiencing food and travel with the three Vs in her life: her husband and two little girls.

Michelle Chua

Michelle is the author of ‘The Mindful Mom’ and Co-facilitator of the Art Discovery Tours for Kids at the ILHAM Gallery in KL.

Alena Couzet 

Alena is a coffee-guzzling mother of two living in Queensland, Australia. Formerly working in sales and marketing, she is now a stay-at-home mum trying to balance living a sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle with her love for travel, good food and online shopping.

Hazlin Hassan

Hazlin is a freelance writer who spent 12 years in the news industry, first as a TV journalist and then a foreign correspondent. From writing about politics, she now focuses on the more important things in life: dirty diapers and never-ending hospital appointments.

Jin Ai

Jin Ai traded refugee work for diapers, dishes and homeschooling. She’s the author of the book ‘Joy Amidst Diapers: A Story of Motherhood’, runs phonics workshops for parents, and blogs about life as a mum to four kids at Mama Hear Me Roar.

Annabelle Josef

Annabelle is a girl from KL who married the best guy she knows and lives with him and their two little children in Singapore. Between school runs, swim classes and building Lego, she’s posting on Instagram and working on her next travel adventures.

Desiree Kaur 

Desiree worked in Public Relations for over 8 years until she ventured into teaching. She now owns a tuition centre and spends most of her time with her 2-year-old son.

Evangeline Majawat

Evangeline is a former reporter and public relations executive. She left Malaysia to put down roots in the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Highlands. Nowadays she teaches yoga and has her hands full with her little boy.

Faye Song

Faye is a former journalist now working in marketing and communications. She lives in Darwin, where she enjoys the best of Southeast Asia (the food and night markets) and Australia (the workday that ends punctually at 4.21pm), with her husband, toddler and small dog.

Najmin Tajudin

A biologist by training, Najmin has worked as a management consultant, took the Early Childhood Course in Montessori Theory and Methodology, and ran a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program out of an integrated goat farm. With all 3 kids finally in school, Najmin is looking forward to spending more time on reading books and writing. 

Susan Tam

Susan is a certified yoga instructor with over a decade of yoga experience, certified under the 450 training hours programme organised by the Malaysian Association of Yoga Instructors (MAYI). Her prenatal yoga instructor certification is qualified by Surya Yoga’s 20-hour intensive training programme. Find her practice here.

Amy Tan

Amy is a movement therapist and educator passionate about living with nature. Since becoming a mother,  she left the city for a free-range farm life in the jungle where she raises her two children. Her jungle family life was featured on the documentary series, Living Free with Kimi Werner on National Geographic.

Uma

Uma is a Malaysian mum who works in teacher education. She has a six-year-old son, Alex, and currently lives in Singapore.