How to Win and Lose like a Pro

And the third place goes to… It was the day of the kids’ declamation contest. Each of the seven classes has performed its stint, showcasing the students’ vocal powers and acting abilities. In all fairness, my class had done very well. No, I’m not the teacher, nor was I the coach. I was just the class rep sitting […]

MBP Gift Swap

3 Gifts that Reflect MaMeMiMommy

In the blogging world, we are often shrouded in mystery, hiding behind a name, a URL. We join communities and promote our posts but it is not always that we can all get together and learn beyond each other’s name and website. Mommy Bloggers Philippines is thus so nice to have crafted the MBP Gift Swap among its […]

Cheers to Life, Cheers to Everyday

Cheers to Life, Cheers to Everyday

Waaaaa! I hurry to the next room to find one boy crying and the other boy with a toy sword, the weapon of the hour, on his hand. He started it!  The other boy tearfully counters, He hit me first! Don’t believe him. He’s lying! This goes on for the next few minutes, with no sign of relenting from […]

Will You Still Try for a Baby Girl

Will You Still Try for a Baby Girl?

Being a mom of two boys, I have always been asked, “Will you still try for a baby girl?” While some may find the question offensive, I don’t mind it at all. As a matter of fact, I ask the same to friends who are on the same boat. The answer always comes in the […]

Solving the Yaya Problem

Solving the Yaya Problem

Note: I use the “yaya” term to loosely refer to yaya/domestic helper/kasambahay. 4 years and 14 yayas later, I’ve just about had it with them. The latest statistic just asked to go out on a day-off today to send money to her kin. Hours later, I received a text message from her saying that she’s […]

Taking Gifting to the Next Level

I can’t believe it’s almost December already! No wonder traffic’s getting worse. That aside, it’s gift giving time again! Speaking of gifts, I’ve been secretly keeping a list of all the things that I’d want to have. Want, being the operative word. Haha! I thought I’d share it with you anyway, just so you’d get […]