Archives for January 2011

>Havaianas’ Race To Hawaii Is ON!

> Havaianas’ Race To Hawaii was recently launched by the Havaianas Philippines and Filipinos aged 18 and above are encouraged to join. All you have to do is purchase two pairs of Havaianas (must be single receipt) on any of the participating stores from February 4, 2011 to March 27, 201. You will then be given […]

>On Eye Infection And Being Ripped Off

> For 3 days, my husband has been suffering from a mild eye infection which is commonly known as stye. A stye is an infection that causes a tender red lump on the eyelid. Most styes occur along the edge of the eyelid but it can also occur inside the eye. It’s sometimes caused by bacterial […]

>Giving Thanks With A Grateful Heart

> Every single day, I wake up and say my thank you prayer for the Lord has given me another day to love and nurture my daughter, Peaches. She’s truly a blessing to me and my family. She makes everyone so happy with her cute and witty antics. She has made my parents so happy […]

Restaurant Review: Lola Maria Restaurant At Legend Villas

I have never heard of The Legend Villas if not for an event with the Mom Bloggers, to think it’s located near my home! The Legend Villas is an elegant hotel with amenities and services that your entire family will love. Their room rates are reasonable but the staff are very friendly and polite. The restaurant […]

>Manila Emergency Contact Numbers That We Should All Keep In Handy

> With the things that has happened lately, I give to you contact numbers that you should keep in handy in case something happens. For Life-Threatening Emergencies OnlyDial 1-1-7 or TEXT-SMS PATROL EYE or SMS: Type PNP then send to 2920For Highway Robbery & Other Motor Vehicle related crimesDial (632) 722-4068 / (632) 725-1133 local 4359 PNP […]

>Liar, Liar Pants On Fire

> Do you lie about your parenting skills? When people ask you how you discipline your child and how you do things around the house, do you tell the truth and nothing but the truth?  Well I don’t. At least to some “select” people I don’t usually spill the beans and wallow.  I figured nobody […]

>Hypertension: Know More About It

> Let’s all admit that as we age, one of the most common illnesses that most of us acquire is Hypertension. As I researched about it, I’ve found out that there’s not much information about Hypertension in the Philippines. And then it’s worrisome to know that  according to World Health Organization (WHO), by 2020, annual […]

>Guidelines For A More Successful and Wiser 2011

> I’m a firm believer of karma, law of attraction and that life could get easier if we think that it is. With that let me give you simple reminders to live by and make our 2011 happier and more successful.  Health:01. Drink plenty of water.02. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince […]

>Discovery Channel: Mythbusters’ Green Hornet Special

> The MYTHBUSTERS are getting into action hero mode again – this time with Seth Rogen, star and co-writer of the upcoming 3D action comedy, The Green Hornet. On Friday, January 28 at 8:00 PM, the Green Hornet Special episode will feature Rogen and the MYTHBUSTERS team taking on two exciting scenes from the upcoming January motion […]

>Are You A Tiger Mom? I’m Not.

> So much has been said about Amy Chua’s first article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior.” Some were outraged, some nodded, some didn’t care ; which are you?  I have to be honest and say that I was mildly outraged by Ms. Chua’s parenting style. I was never bullied into something […]

>New Year’s Greeting From An Overseas Friend

>I’m really happy to receive a very nice New year’s greeting from a friend in Canada (who I have not met personally)!She’s Leanne Franson, a very talented illustrator of several picture books, children’s novels, English non-fiction books, and so much more. Here’s her cute drawing: Awesome drawing, yes? Give Leanne a nice visit at her […]

>2011 Summer Course At Institute of Spirituality In Asia (ISA)

>Our friends over at Institute of Spirituality in Asia are now accepting enrollees for their 2011 Summer Courses which they entitled: A Meditative Summer Course for Filipino SpiritualityThe Summer Courses will run from April 25 to April 30, 2011. Institute of Spirituality in Asia was founded to provide quality researches and courses that are scholarly, practical, inspirational and mystagogical. […]

>Myth Of The Human Body Exhibit at Taguig

> This is one exhibit I have been meaning to go but just lack the time. It’s called Exhibition- The Myth of the Human Body. It has real human corpses that went through plastinization  (which was developed by German anatomist, Gunther von Hagens) and shows the structure and form of the human body. The exhibit will be […]

Nanny Tip 2: It’s Your Business To Know Their Business

>Agree? I would want to know why my Nanny’s space out because whatever state she’s in, it’ll definitely affect how she’ll handle my child once I have my back turned on them. This topic’s hot in my household because of the recent event that has happened. For over a month now, Peaches and her nanny […]

>Thoughts Of A Mom On Bilingualism On Children

> Do I personally think that it’s a good idea for my daughter to learn a second language? Theoretically, yes. I, along with almost any other parent, do not wish to see my child at the bottom of the pack in whatever future global competitive job market that she’ll encounter. Where does this question arise? I know of a friend […]

>Books and Stories That Can Help Your Child Learn More About Money

> Sometimes little kids learn more when they hear it from stories. That is why preschool teachers incorporate lessons in songs, stories and playtimes. Teaching your child about money and how to handle it correctly is no different. Stop pushing her to understand your explanations that she could not relate to and start telling her […]

>My Minute Maid Pulpy Experience-So Pulpy, So Orangey and so Healthy!

>I just drank a bottle of Minute Maid Pulpy. They say it’s got ‘no preservatives added’. Aw, c’mon…It’s bottled juice. Is that even possible? So I thought maybe… it is possible! I didn’t believe it the first time I heard it’s got no preservatives added.  So I read the ingredients (even the fine print) and […]

>Flying With A 3-year Old

>We spent our New Year in Koronadal and General Santos City. Peaches was so happy to ride an airplane again so I made sure she’ll enjoy every minute she’s on it. I was armed with candies (hard,chewy ones), water and milk in a bottle. Just before take off, I let her choose between the candy […]

>30B430 Dreams

> I was inspired by a friend when she shared with me her 30b430 goals. I had a nice time alone and thought, I too needs to list down my life goals and actually do something about it. Two days later, I am still half way through my list. The plotting and planning had been […]

>New Year, New Resolutions, New Car (?)

>With the new year dwelling upon us, I’ve made new resolutions and goals for my family and one of which that I would like to share with you is our quest on finding the right family car for us. For some time, we were contented of sharing car with our in laws since it’s economical […]