Family Talk: Top Baby Items You Should Purchase (And NOT Buy)

Shopee and Lazada have been a godsend to many new mothers. Compared to the last time I gave birth where I was forced to buy more expensive baby items from prestigious online sellers and the mall, going completely online is giving mothers cheaper yet as convenient buying options. What’s more, several credit cards have provided […]

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Ge-Lai is Over!

Happy to announce that I’ve finished Ge-Lai! 30 days is over, and happy 30the birthday to this little one! Finally, I can now wash my hair and nobody is happier than my suffering husband who wants me to take a bath every day. What is Ge-Lai? Ge-Lai is the Chinese method for post partum healing. […]

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Should We Panic Now that the Coronavirus is HERE?!

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is already here in the Philippines. As of today, the current count is 24 confirmed cases, and this number will further increase as the days go by. As of March 10, here are the current statistics: As of 114,422 cases, there had been 4027 deaths (3.52%), and 64,088 recovered (56%). While Mainland […]

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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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Summer is Here! And so are Summer Classes!

Pre-school just ended this week, and summer has just begun. Apparently, my daughter has 3.5 months of summer break to enjoy before she resumes her regular classes. Fortunately, so many people are offering a broad variety of summer classes. That’s why, I’m swamped with deciding which activity I am to enroll her. Yipee!!! While money […]

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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 had numerous apos, many of which were sons, she’s just stuck with two. However, despite not […]

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When your 3 Year Old gets Stubborn

My daughter refuses to finish her lunch because she wants to open up her new gift, a Cinderella castle made of Lego. So she’s at the floor moping, whining and refusing to eat her lunch. It’s dirty on the floor, but she doesn’t care. She wants to play Lego with her daddy, and SHE MUST […]

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How to Protect your Marriage Against Adultery

This week, Amazon owner and billionaire Jeff Bezos and his wife announced they were going through an amicable divorce after four kids and 25 years of marriage. A day after their announcement, the real reason for the divorce was dropped to the media — Apparently, the tycoon was having an 8-month affair to celebrity host, […]

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Mommy Guilt and Being a Bad Mother

When I see perfect mothers on the Internet, who fuss about how to correctly clean their baby bottles and sterilize their house, I feel a bit guilty. As a working mother, I am usually pooped after work. After the stress of being in the office the entire day, the only thing you want to do […]

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