Fun Friday: Play and Party at Kidzville

Third Friday of the month:  Recreation / Leisure A kids’ paradise, this whimsical play facility will surely keep children entertained for hours! Designed for kids 13 years old and under, Kidzville is a multi-level indoor playground which also features an interconnecting kiddie village meticulously designed to stimulate children’s imagination, promote learning and social interaction. The … Continue reading

Moms’ Wellness Retreat at Nurture Spa

Second Friday of the month:  Family Friday / Motherhood / Health & WellnessFinally, one full day at the spa for me. This thought was running through my head as I count the days to the spa retreat organized for our group.  I already pictured myself being pampered from head to toe without the care in the … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Photography Tips for Better Pictures

Third Friday of the month:  Recreation / Hobby What I’m going to share here is not from a formal workshop, nor is it a photography class.  It was a very casual tutorial session among friends — a group of moms who simply enjoy taking photos (lots!), either for business, for blogs and websites, or for personal files. Practicing on … Continue reading

Advocating Anti-Bullying in Schools

Second Friday of the month:  Schooling / Parenting“Bullying is a form of aggressive behavior manifested by the use of force or coercion to affect others, particularly when the behavior is habitual and involves an imbalance of power.  It typically involves subtle methods of coercion such as intimidation. ” – Wikipedia (Taken from Reedley International School website; … Continue reading

Christmas Wish List: What Women (Wives) Want

Second Friday of the month:  Family Friday – Homemakers / WivesFor this Family Friday post, I have decided to focus on what women want for Christmas. Well, in particular, what wives want! The wife and the mother are what we call in Filipino ilaw ng tahanan – the light in their homes that guide the family. … Continue reading

Smart, Glamorous and Hardworking Women Breastfeed

“Breastfeeding is one of the most natural and joyous acts of human love. And yet many Filipina mothers today, misled by a number of mistaken notions, continue to depend chiefly on formula milk to nourish their infants.” – BBB Over a week ago, I was invited to a press conference for UNICEF’s breastfeeding campaign in partnership with … Continue reading

Family Friday: Mommy ‘Me Time’

Second Friday of the month:  Motherhood I had several things planned for myself as I was counting down towards my natal day this year. That was Wednesday and I was only able to tick off one ‘to do’ from my very short list. I’ve been meaning to ask my girl friends what their favorite past … Continue reading

Chillin’ Over Fro-yo at Tutti Frutti – SM Center Pasig

A perfect way to spend a warm sunny day is hanging out with fellow moms over a nice cup of healthy frozen yogurt.  Thanks to Tutti Frutti at SM Center Pasig, I was able to do exactly that one lovely afternoon.Our host for that casual get-together shared a brief background about Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt, … Continue reading

Family Friday: 5 Critical Needs for Emotionally Healthy Children

Second Friday of the month:  Parenting / Family “Being a parent is one of the greatest joys that one experiences in life, but also one of the most difficult and anxiety provoking responsibilities any of us will ever have…yet we come to it almost totally unprepared, with little or no training.” – Dr. G. Newmark … Continue reading

Shop at the 2011 Grand Baby Fair from Baby Company

I loved shopping at Baby Company when I was infanticipating several years ago. It’s a one-stop shop for me and hubby as they carry a wide range of products that expectant parents need to complete their baby checklist.  This weekend, I am happy to share that they will have their first ever, Grand Baby Fair this … Continue reading