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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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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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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Cut the To-Do List and Reduce Mommy Stress

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As I mentioned in my Hello post last week,  I am changing course mid-year, downscaling grand goals for little pockets of peace in my everyday life. I realize that at this point, nothing brings me more joy than finding peace, in one’s home, in one’s relationships, in one’s life and in one’s self. Which brings […]

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Hello!

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Aaaand I’m back! It feels good to be back writing again. I have been away for almost 2 months with nary a post even in my favorite social media, Instagram.   Last May, kids and I had our summer vacation in Australia and for the most part of June we had balikbayans over for my brother’s […]

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Happy International Women’s Day 2016!

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A salute to the strong women out there who may be hovering in different worlds from parenting to wife, from worker to great friend and yet maintain a world of her own! Let us celebrate our womanhood! We deserve it mothers! Happy International Women’s Day!

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#Blogopolis4D: Biggest Blog and Social Media Conference in the Philippines

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Excitement is in the air for bloggers in the Philippines as Nuffnang rolls out the biggest blog and social media conference in the country next week, February 27 at Green Sun Hotel in Makati. Every year, thanks to the efforts of Nuffnang, the world’s leading blog advertising agency, the community of bloggers and social media […]

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Married Couples and Valentine’s Day: Should we even celebrate it?

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Back in my single days, Valentine’s would have my stomach in knots in anticipation of what my then-boyfriend-now-husband has prepared for the day. Which restaurant would he take me to? Do I get tulips or roses? Now, married with 3 kids, Valentine’s is just another regular day save for the man on the street selling […]

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TheGoMom Nominated as Best Parenting Blog at Nuffnang Awards 2016 #NNMatchlessMomLilian #NUFFNANGAWARDS2016 #Blogopolis4D

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  I am beyond words!   When I received an email from Nuffnang, I felt I already won! 😉 Really, I did. I was beaming from ear to ear and I called my family to let them know of the nomination. And syempre, it wasn’t enough that I tell them, I had to make them read […]

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Happy New Year 2016!

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2015 has been chaotic for me. To-do lists hounded my days and I was always harassed, stressed and dead tired. Running after finishing one deadline after another. And it is not because I have so many things to do, it was because I was so disorganized and quite frankly, I was as slow as a […]

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Update from TheGoMom

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Hi guys! How are you?  I’m sure nerves are wracked because of the quarterly tests.  Tomorrow is the last day of exam for my kids (now grade 9 and 7) and they can’t wait for finals to be over.  I have turned them over to a tutor already at Bright Tomorrow* and my life has […]

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School Suspensions, Pag-asa and the Local Government

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Yesterdays’ class suspension has seen temperatures rising despite the weather cooling.  Why? Because of the chaos school suspension brings. In the city where my kids’ schools are located, the Mayor announced suspension at 11am yesterday.  Neighboring cities declared earlier in the day, with 2 cities declaring class suspension a day early. It’s like the mayor […]

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Mommy Friendships

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I stumbled upon this quote and thought OMG this is what my mommy friendships are all about.  Sharing those, “what you too?” moments that makes us reach for the oxygen when our kids are not in their sunny best and those “awww” moments that makes up for it. Over the years since I have become […]

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Olay Miracle Duo: 2 Steps to Younger Looking Skin

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Admit it or not, everyone, moms especially, are concerned about aging.   Whenever my mommy friends and I get together our train of conversation will start with the kids, husband, a little bit of work, hobbies and end with fashion and beauty tips.  As a mom who is over 30 hahaha, bakit over 30 naman talaga […]

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Clean is the New Sexy

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I have mommy flabs.  Lots and lots of it.  But as I grew wiser in years, I have come to accept my body, all its flaws and pluses.   I have learned to work around it.  I think I have nice shoulders,  I wear halters.  I have a big, humongous, gargantuan tummy, I wear clothes that […]

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