#healthIsHappening Challenge Day 5

Day 5: Choose whole wheat over white bread Why? Because it’s just better and healthier! Not convinced? Okay, here’s a more scientific answer from KidsHealth.org Bread is made out of flour that comes from grain kernels — usually wheat. A grain kernel has three parts: the bran, the endosperm, and the germ (so called because it’s […]

#healthIsHappening Challenge Day 4

Day 4: Clean Your Plate I used to allow DA not to finish the food on his plate, thinking that maybe I did put a little too much for him to eat (I would just eat the leftover). I realize now that he might get used to the idea of not cleaning up his plate and wasting the food or […]


Grow Taller with this Massage

We all love to get ourselves a massage from time to time but did you know that our kids can have theirs as well? Biocare, one of the top skin slimming spas in the country, offers growth enhancement massage for kids 2-12 years old. This particular massage not only relaxes our energized kids but it […]

#healthIsHappening Challenge Day 3

Day 3: Flossing When DA had his first dental visit, the dentist recommended flossing his teeth already. Really? At such a young age? It’s to build a habit of it, the dentist said, so that when the permanent teeth come in, he would have included it in his daily oral habit already. Since they can’t […]

#HealthIsHappening Day1

#healthisHappening Challenge Day 1

As part of my volunteer work for Unilab Foundation’s #healthierPH (and my dream of owning an iPhone 5s!), I am joining #HealthIsHappening 21-day Healthy Habit Challenge. What is it? It’s basically a chronicle of your building a good and healthy habit for the next 21 days. Why 21? They say that it takes that long to […]