Why I Highly Recommend The Mother Goose Nursery as a Kindergarten for Metro Manila Kids

My 3.5 year old daughter will start school as a Junior Nursery Student at The Mother Goose Playschool this Wednesday. This is the third time I am enrolling her. So much is my confidence in the school that I have paid for an entire year. The Tuition Fee The tuition fee is average to its […]

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Profound Lessons from Bike Riding

My 3 year old is learning how to ride a bike today. If you’ve noticed, if you bike the wrong way — backward — the movement is super easy. But the bike won’t go forward. However, if you exert effort and pedal the bike forward, you meet a lot of resistance… but the bike goes […]

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Work Don’t Stop for the Weary

I pushed myself too hard. The day after the D&C, I still showed up to my friend’s wedding where my daughter is the flower girl. Sto. Domingo church was not airconned and hot, so I spent the last half hour in the car napping. The doctor said that to prevent spinal anesthesia, to lie down […]

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Highly Recommended: Eight Educational Apps for Toddler (2.5 to 4 Year Olds)

We allow our 3-year old daughter to use the iPad several times a day. And while I am not in favor of letting kids use Youtube to randomly view videos, I do credit a handful of apps for helping her improve her vocabulary, math skills, Chinese and general knowledge. Technology does help in educating our […]

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Getting my Second D&C

I was admitted in FEU Hospital for my second D&C or raspa due to another missed abortion. I chose FEU Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation instead of St. Luke’s QC because it was my OB’s main hospital. Also, I had my last D&C at St. Luke’s and so was curious how different would my D&C experience […]

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Reprint: The Parable of the Oranges

This is a reprint of a Forbes Article by Contributor, Amy Rees Anderson: There was a young man who had ambitions to work for a company because it paid very well and was very prestigious. He prepared his résumé and had several interviews. Eventually, he was given an entry-level position. Then he turned his ambition […]

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Staycation at the Marco Polo

I booked the Marco Polo for an overnight staycation given that we are celebrating our 5-year anniversary. The Marco Polo Ortigas gave us a 5-star experience. The service was pleasant and accommodating. The room was sufficiently big. We had TONS of pillows! I booked the Marco Polo for the heated pool. The jacuzzi was super […]

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Another One Bites the Dust

I was pregnant. And then I wasn’t. As per my last, the heartbeat stopped last week. It was a healthy 115 beats last May 18, and now, it hasn’t grown. The embryo is 7 weeks old. The baby should have been this week today: We are sad of course. Why is it that other women […]

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