Category Archives: Advice

Mother’s Advice: Do NOT make your kids your world

I am a first time mom.  Being a first time mom, I can see how easy it is to trap ourselves in being our children’s everything. Even as a newborn, our kids are treated as kings and queens in our … Continue reading

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What’s the best relationship advice you can give someone?

Reposted from my answer in Quora: This advice has saved me from years of heartache: Always Mirror, Never Chase. When I meet a guy, I always mirror his interest. I wait for him to make the first move. If he … Continue reading

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10 Practical Tips in Visiting a Singapore Hawker Center (Newton Park)

If you’re in Singapore, one of the more accessible hawker places is the Newton Food Center. Located at the MRT Station Newton, the Newton Food Center is a mere 3 minutes walk from the subway. Merely go out of the Newton … Continue reading

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10 Practical Tips when Visiting Universal Studios Singapore if you have Kids 3 Years Old and Above

If you’re in Singapore, the best attraction to go to if you have kids 3 years old and above is a day trip to Universal Studios. It’s fun, something different and definitely an experience to remember. In short, it’s a … Continue reading

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Why I let my Mother Spoil my Daughter

My mother is in her 70s, and boasts of only two grandchildren — one by me, and the other is my brother’s 5 month old daughter. Much to her annoyance, we married quite late, and while all her siblings has … Continue reading

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Business Chronicles: 15 Steps on How to Register your Company at the Philippines Securities & Exchange Commission Online

A lot of people are asking whether it is easy for a person to register a company at the Securities and Exchange Commission. You may be happy to know that the SEC has modernized, and registration of a company can … Continue reading

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8 Tips when Visiting Manila Ocean Park

My daughter is 3 and there’s not a lot of places that a child that age can go to, except for the mall’s play places. Fortunately, there’s Manila Ocean Park, which is a decent place for a day trip for kids of … Continue reading

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Format: Quit Claim for Departing Yayas

RELEASE WAIVER AND QUITCLAIM KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That I, (Yaya Name), Filipino, of legal age, a resident of (Yaya Residence Address), and formerly employed with (Employer’s Name), do by these presents acknowledge that I have already received … Continue reading

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10 Tips in Looking for a Yaya Online

As agencies have increased their fees to now Php 6,000 to Php 18,000 for every successful referral, there is a need to be more self-sufficient in finding yayas on our own. “But I would rather wait to get a referral … Continue reading

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Yaya Chronicles: The Search for a Good Yaya Continues

All of you know that I have been looking for a yaya (stay-in babysitter) ever since my old yaya didn’t come home for the holidays last December.  While the experience has been very frustrating — we treated her like family, … Continue reading

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