Ma, how did you give birth to us? Normal or CS? Ma, when will you and Papa separate? Ma, will you die too? Sasha asked me those questions. At times (actually most of the times), I struggle to give her the answer that would satisfy her ever-inquisitive mind. But I had to answer her because… Continue reading Interesting facts about babies and kids that will surprise you
I was writing an article for a client yesterday about play-based learning. I am aware of this concept since Sasha's school, Joyland Playschool Childcare and Learning Center, is an advocate of such. Play is a fundamental part of the school's curriculum. Hubby and I couldn't agree more that's why we chose this school for Sasha… Continue reading Play-based learning: What is it and how to do it right
I wrote this blog post which was originally published in Lifestyle Upgrade 101. Admit it or not, if there is one thing that we anticipate come the BER months, it is our 13th month pay. Perhaps, you have already planned what you will do with the money as early as September. Well, there is nothing wrong… Continue reading 10 Smart ways to spend your 13th month pay
By virtue of House Bill 5241, December 8 could be declared as a special non-working holiday in the Philippines to commemorate the Feast of Immaculate Conception of Mary, the country's principal patroness. The Blessed Virgin Mary (Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage) is also our patroness, so the 8th of December was traditionally a… Continue reading Antipolo City celebrates its town fiesta on December 8
Invest in experience, so they say, so here it is. 😀 Two weeks from now, my mother, sister, my daughters #sashadele (Sasha and Adele) and I will be attending a funfair in Antipolo City. It'll be their first time to participate in a funfair and a first for me as well since I had them.… Continue reading How to survive a funfair with kids in tow
Kinain na tayong mga Pilipino ng sistemang Korea ! [The Korean system has consumed us! ] We often hear that phrase, and I couldn't agree more. Even I have been bitten by the Korean bug, binging over K-dramas whenever I had spare time. My elder daughter Sasha would even tell me 'Ma, good night. Saranghe!' as if… Continue reading ConVersa: The first and only language school in Antipolo
I suck at savings. I’ve been working for more than ten years now, but I have very little amount of savings. Sad but true. So for 2018, I’m looking for options on how I can save money for immediate and future needs. Saving is not in the vocabulary of the Filipinos especially those who are… Continue reading SSS PESO Fund vs. Pag-IBIG MP2: Which savings plan for the Filipinos should you choose?