Now the information is closer than ever. I wake up every morning, slide to unlock my iPod, read news and blog before having breakfast with my family. Before I close my eyes for a good night sleep, I go on to more relaxation reading website like Dooce and GameSpot.
The internet saves me a lot money these days. And I have never spend a dime on a car magazine like KERETA to know info about new interests in car world, I can have free tech article to digest by clicking Engadget, and my hunger for personal finance tips has come to an end when I read TheSimpleDollar blog.
So I came up with the idea to collect and put into one post the list of websites to share with you. This are the several websites for Mom and Dad and I’ve found out that they really worth reading and bookmarking. So I breakdown into several categories for easier reference;
- BabyCenterMalaysia – One the best parenting website around. It provide proper baby calendar, complete day-to-day baby development, and other useful tips.
- ParenThot – Malaysia website maintained by The Star Publication.
Baby and Toddler
- BabyMedicalQuestionAndAnswers – If you have several question mark playing inside your head, just shoot questions.
- KesihatanKanakKanak – Malaysia website. Useful website and the main language is Bahasa Malaysia.
- MomBloggersPlanet – where malaysian moms unite. Mommy loves to hanging around her virtual friends.
- Dooce – one of the most influential blog in the world. Hilarious mother. Even daddy love to read this one.
Father’s peaceful land
- PirateBay.org – you know what this is, Dad!
- Gamespot -
- Digg, Reddit, and stumbleupon – news aggregator
- Car Story; PaulTan and autoblog, as well as Youtube’s Top Gear Channel
- Youtube’s Dadslab Channel
- Kottke – a blog that can give you relaxation.
- WebUrbanist – nice photo and video.
Writing and Blogging
- Problogger – teach you how to be a successful blogger
- LousyWriter – useful writing tips.
- AllTop – collection of real-time top topics and bloggers around the world.
Self-Development and Motivation.
- DumbLittleMan – a plenty of useful information. You can write and get paid too.
- Zenhabits – one of my favorite blog. Give me some inspirations, motivations, and guidelines
- Maybank2u – top internet banking in Malaysia
- CimbClicks – internet banking.
- PublicBank – internet banking too.
- RHB internet banking
- Ambank Online Banking
- Insuranceinfo – tips about insurance
- DuitSaku – useful tips for children and teenagers. Available in Bahasa Malaysia and English
Personal Finance Tips and Guide
- BankingInfo – tips about your banking matters. Maintained by Bank Negara Malaysia
- TheSimpleDollar – one of my favorite PF blog.
- AKPK – Malaysian people may find AKPK financial consultant if they have problems with money. They very reliable and well-versed in financial matters.
- freakonomics – good blog with great arguments.
Home, Decoration, and DIY
- ikea -
- ikeahacker – great DIY tips and guide in making small furniture. Saves you a lot of money
- myhomedeco – Malaysia Home decoration
- Instructables – there a lot of small project you can experiment with your little one.
Food and Cooking
- Youtube’s Ning Restaurant Channel
- Youtube’s Indonesian Foods Channel
- Asian Food Channel Recipes
- RasaMalaysia – All Malaysian Food
- Shvoong – write review, summary, and article and get paid.
- Elance – if you have exceptional skills such as programming, designing, writing, proofreading, you can get hired and paid online.
- PickyDomains – suggest any domains with your creativity and get paid.
- Mturk – if you are expert in anything, just set the price and people comes to seek your expertise.
- Cafepress – got ideas for designing t-shirt? Create your own design, and the company will take care from providing the t-shirt to shipping the merchandise.
- Etsy – Homemade product; cloth diapers, baby toys, t-shirt, booties, towels, handbags, sling bags, etc.
Online Books and Reading Materials
- FreeBookSpot – you may find some useful parenting books here.
- Scribd – books and articles you can view online.
There are millions of websites that good and useful that their existence are unnoticed. Do help me find to them and don’t forget to put your useful website link at the comment section.