WARNING: This can be a sales pitch to you but its a reality that can happened to anyone. An Insurance policy is only a thick set of paper with legal terms placed in a white envelope which no one bothers to read until it paid all the hospital bills when an OFW has been admitted. … Continue reading What is an Insurance Policy?
Backpacking No More: Travelling with a 10 month old Child
My husband and I are fans of backpacking. Cheap, real and full of adventure. With just our packs and relying on local transport and maps, we'll navigate through our country of choice. We prefer eating where the local eats and try each and every dish they eat. It was fun and liberating. But our recent … Continue reading Backpacking No More: Travelling with a 10 month old Child
It is Not Only your Time, But Mine too
During my elementary days before summer vacation starts, my girlfriends would pass around a "slumbook" for everyone to answer. Apart from it being a souvenir of the almost finished school year, the ultimate goal is to fish on the crush of their crushes! haha. Kidding aside, in the slumbook, one of the famous question was, … Continue reading It is Not Only your Time, But Mine too
The Saga of Finding the Right Babysitter
I was in tears while walking away from the door of Unit 13-204. I can hear Anaiah's faint cries echoing in my brain. Every step further constricts every breathing cell in my body. It was my first time to leave my first born to someone I barely know and who only knew my daughter from … Continue reading The Saga of Finding the Right Babysitter
How to Make Breastfeeding and a Full Time Job Co-Exist?
I gave birth in the Philippines and by Anaiah's 8th week I need to be back to Singapore to work. I was anxious to plan, read and consult friends on how to continue breastfeeding and work at the same time. For mothers how want to do this it is imperative that you plan things before … Continue reading How to Make Breastfeeding and a Full Time Job Co-Exist?
How to Survive the First 6 weeks of Exclusively Breastfeeding Your Baby
A. Have your husband enrolled in the idea that breast is the best. Our society has become so used to formula feeding that we forget that breastfeeding is the natural way of feeding babies. I had a few experiences that people around me would say that my milk is not enough or formula has DHA … Continue reading How to Survive the First 6 weeks of Exclusively Breastfeeding Your Baby
Coming Out too Soon
Growing Her Inside It has been 6 months since I gave birth to our little Anaiah. The journey has been so far beautiful yet challenging. My pregnancy was not a bliss. I dreaded riding the MRT because it made me feel sick and nauseous. It had been the longest 45 minutes of my day for … Continue reading Coming Out too Soon
Porchetta kind of Sunday
A year ago, my husband bought an oven for me. Finally, I have tried using the rotisserie function of it. This recipe is an original from a friend, Ate Anne. She has a lot of tasty recipes! you may follow her at: http://ecstaticmothering.wordpress.com. She bakes AWESOME cakes too! I'm just sharing it with photos for a beginner … Continue reading Porchetta kind of Sunday
Boto ko ito at May Magagawa Ako
Sa unang pagkakataon, boboto ako sa 2016 Halalan kahit pa kailangan kong lumiban sa opisina para lang pumila sa Embassy para sa absentee voting. Ngayon desidido na akong gamitin ang matagal nang karapatan na pinaglaban ng mga nauna sa akin. Salamat Leni Robredo kasi binigyan mo ako ng pag asa. Kasama narin dito si Gob. … Continue reading Boto ko ito at May Magagawa Ako
What Mountaineering Taught me About Life
6 years ago, i joined AMCI and yes, its a cliche but it changed me. Ever since I'm a kid, I've been dreaming of conquering land, water and sky and by climbing mountains, i think I've conquered land. My last assault was in 2013 at a mountain named Balingkilat meaning "Mountain of thunder". I can … Continue reading What Mountaineering Taught me About Life