Jumping on to 2017: Lessons & Resolutions

2016 is one of my most unforgettable year. It has been a year of mixed emotions from all aspects of my life but thank God for still keeping everyone okay and strong. It was a year full of our little family’s milestones  and as a mom, this is one unforgettable year where my eldest, Chesca, turned a year old and my son, Matteo, was born. … Continue reading Jumping on to 2017: Lessons & Resolutions

‘Tis the Season of Giving Back: A list of where & how you can Give & Share

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, it’s Christmas again and most of us get busier as the occasion draws closer. This happens every year and for some became a habit or a cycle of tradition. But honestly and ideally, we should not forget why we are giving gifts and sharing good times with others. It dawned to me today that the season is … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season of Giving Back: A list of where & how you can Give & Share

How to be Wiser and Merrier this Christmas

Christmas rush and the whole stressful busy month can get the best of us. But if we put an extra effort, we can spend less and worry less but find more meaning on what the season truely is. Here are some things that can help you be more wiser and practical this Christmas.You and your entire family will surely have a merrier Christmas too! Buy from … Continue reading How to be Wiser and Merrier this Christmas

Thankful

Thanksgiving is not really something Filipinos celebrate but because some have friends and relatives in the US and Canada where it’s very much celebrated we some families prepare special meals and celebration for this day too and some businesses ride on to the black Friday sale that happens in the US where stores (online and in actual shops) go on big time sale and people … Continue reading Thankful

A moment before bedtime

At the end of each busy day, it became more than a habit for me to talk to God. In actuality,  we sometimes forget to pray when we’re too tired, too sleepy, to impatient, just overly happy, or too annoyed with our day. I am guilty of these too more than once, twice, or thrice. Nevertheless, we seek a higher power to thank, to praise, … Continue reading A moment before bedtime

Millenials & Parents: Commonly used acronyms & terms

Kids today or as they call it now, Millenials, have their own language and reality is that parents need to keep up with those too. With the increasing demands of society (especially if you live in the city) and with kids and teens surrounded by many influencers around, parents have that timeless responsibility to guard and guide their children toward the right path. To do this … Continue reading Millenials & Parents: Commonly used acronyms & terms

Simple New Things

Aren’t new things exciting? A new home, new car, new adventure, new vacation, new work, new friends, new clothes, new shoes, new watch, new acquaintances, new gadget, new baby, new book, new bag, new makeup, new experience, and many others. Anything new connotes freshness, first time you’ll have, see, or experience, or new beginning. We recently have a new member of the family and we’re … Continue reading Simple New Things

My Anything Notebook & other uses for your notebook

When I was a student, I had so much ideas for school and business stuff that I wanted to suggest to my parents. When I was working, there’s so much ideas for products and services and the work I do. When I got engaged, wedding ideas flooded my mind. And when I got married, home stuff were added to the list. Now that I’m a mom, my all … Continue reading My Anything Notebook & other uses for your notebook

Welcome August! The Ghost Month shouldn’t pause you

As far as I can remember, August has always been considered as ghost month by many Filipinos including our family and relatives. Since our family is into businesses in my growing up years and up to now, August has been considered a month of no major activities for the business and our personal lives. I never questioned or asked about it. I just followed it … Continue reading Welcome August! The Ghost Month shouldn’t pause you

These can be your daily “Happy Pills” too

If you live in the city, life is so much more busy and complicated with technology and many more things happening around. The level of stress is usually much higher. Although there are also numerous ways to manage stress in the city like the availability of modern exercises and other social groups. The presence of social media in today’s world creates so much new things … Continue reading These can be your daily “Happy Pills” too

Monday links to read

Happy Monday! 🙂 Sharing some interesting links to read to kick off your week. As I read through my usual news and entertainment sites, I realized that it would be helpful to share some good articles I encounter today. We read a lot but we honestly just remember a few. So here they are: Okay, I’m sure you read about Pokemon Go a lot lately but … Continue reading Monday links to read

Sunday Reflection: That Simple Conversation that changed me forever

Today as I was looking through my phone’s photos, I saw a picture I took of a man from the hospital almost a month ago when I gave birth to our baby boy. It took me several seconds to remember why I took his picture but I remembered clearly now why.   I was alone in my hospital room that time when this man arrived. … Continue reading Sunday Reflection: That Simple Conversation that changed me forever

A Simple Reflection on Dad’s Day

My husband and I have been together for 14 years and during those years he was and still is my best friend and partner in everything. We had so much adventures together through thick and thin. We had so much happy days and we had arguments many times too (just like all other couples and friends) but somehow we find a way to get through … Continue reading A Simple Reflection on Dad’s Day

Last few days or hours of being an Only Child

So this is it! The last few days or hours of our little Chesca as an only child. I still can’t believe that she will be a big sister already and soon we’ll be parents of 2 kids – a family of 4. Time really flies but I stop everyday and savor every moment with my family and my kids. If I could just play a … Continue reading Last few days or hours of being an Only Child