Archives for June 2014

Coron: Where to Stay , What to Do and What to Skip

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Coron with all its breathtaking pics all over social media has been on my travel list for quite awhile now.  And Coron Island is truly a beauty worth visiting with its jade colored waters set against towering limestone formations.   Coron Town, however, where most tourists stay is where expectations have to be managed. But more […]

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SM Supermarket Kids’ City: Party na! Shopping pa!

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  Party na! Shopping pa! Last September 16, 2017 was the final leg of Kids’ City Kiddie Party by SM Supermarket and Save More Market. And syempre kapag sinabi party you expect lots of entertainment, lots of food and tons of fun! And, it was a full day of fun for everyone who dropped by […]

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Diastasis Recti and our PostPartum Mega Belly: Exercise Do’s and Don’ts

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“Wow! I didn’t know you’re pregnant,” a friend excitedly beamed. Well, I’m not. This has been a constant source of embarrassment for me and a good number of people, from well meaning friends and acquaintances to massage attendants and theme park staff. You see I am small-medium sized in all parts of my body except […]

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Usapang Labada: Managing our Household Laundry

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I have my favorite clothes. Clothes, that no matter how many other clothes are in the closet, I always end up wearing. So when it looks worn out in just a few washes or worst kapag natalsikan ng bleach, gusto ko umiyak. Plus, I’m not sure kung Amazona ang laundry woman namin because numinipis ang […]

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Is a Postpaid Cellular Plan better than Prepaid?

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After decades and decades of having a pre-paid line,  I have now switched to Post-paid.  It took years because of 2 things: First I have this weird attachment to my first ever cellphone number.  Weird, right? Second, super tipid ako.  I always felt going pre-paid will be much cheaper. However,  since I have embarked on […]

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Let your ”Little Stars” Shine Now!

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What do these kids have in common? All of them are now making their own names whether on print, TV, or other performing arts. They all also have supportive parents who believe in their talent and decided to bring them into auditioning for SM Little Stars few years back. The good news is: auditions for […]

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Road Map to Perfect Moments

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With all those perfect feeds coming my way I sometimes lose it and start looking for perfection from myself and from my kids. And the more I seek perfection, the farther away it gets. So, when I do remember how heavy the road to perfection is, I just breathe and let moments unfold. And truly […]

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Review of DeLonghi MultiFry: More than just an Air Fryer

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I have been meaning to get an air fryer for the longest time but I want to make sure it serves its purpose of cutting down our oil use in the house. My husband argues that it’s just like a Turbo Broiler only in a better package.  True, one of the advantages of an air […]

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Are your Kids Ready for Mars? (Talk Points with Kids on this Epic Mission)

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The start of the interviews for applicants, for the one-way journey to Mars, has my 13 year old daughter all excited.  “Imagine!  A life in space.  What can be more awesome than that? ” The thought of humans establishing a permanent colony in Mars is just as my daughter said, mind-blowing! Since I was a […]

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“Our” Baby turned 1!

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“Our” little baby turned 1!  Nope I didn’t give birth. Although my tummy looks like I just did. 1 year ago, our helper gave birth in our house! in the bathroom! We decided to let mother and daughter stay in the house for a little while, and that while turned to a year. My helper asked me […]

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7 Reasons to Visit Taiwan: Asian Traveller Edition

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When one thinks of Taiwan they think of rows and rows of factories with little albeit no tourist areas to boast of. I had no intention of visiting the place but since my husband is currently Taipei based I had the pleasure of calling “Ilha Formosa,” the beautiful island, our second home. Here are my […]

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Probiotic: Buzzword in my Mommy Circles

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Probiotic is the buzzword nowadays in mommy circles when it comes to tummy care for our little ones.  I have mommy groups and when we compare notes, some are into it already, some are getting into it and others are reading up already about it. When my teen son went on a 6 week trip […]

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Review of Awilihan Private Resort: A Charming, Provincial Home

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My family often takes trips with family friends and of course our extended family.  It is nice to see the kids develop friendships with the children of my siblings, cousins and good friends.  It brings extra warmth and fun to the trip.  And what would be a better destination for such a big group but […]

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Different Parenting Styles, One Goal

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We hear everyone dropping the word every time. Progressive school, progressive style, progressive parenting. I tried checking the internet and everyone has their own take on what it is. In a nutshell, among the articles I have read, it is parenting through modelling instead of exacting discipline measures on children. I would not exactly say […]

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Parents as Digital Home Managers: 10 Practical Parenting Tips in this Wired World

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We worry about it yet we can’t live without it. How do I manage the kids’ gadget use? Is it turning them into little monsters? What to do when they complain “I’m bored 10 minutes after you take the gadget away?” A few days back, PLDT Home organized a “Mommy Day Out.” Celebrity moms, Denise […]

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