Product Reviews

Product Review: Tiny Buds Natural Baby Bottle and Utensil Wash

“Noong kayo nga, sabong panlaba lang ang pinanglilinis namin ng mga tsupon nyo!” You’d probably hear this from your grandparents. Well, times have changed! I now have 2 babies to take care of. And if you’re a meticulous mom like me, you’d cringe to the idea of washing your baby’s bottle with sabong panlaba (laundry detergent)! I would rather wash away my …

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Mommyhood

Filipino Superstitions About Newborn Babies

In an age where everyone is busy about something and each day goes by in a flash, nobody has time for superstitions anymore. Right? Wrong!  I tapped 20 of my millennial mom friends and asked them if they still practice Filipino superstitions (a.k.a. Pamahiin) about newborn babies. Turns out, 17 of them still practice what these superstitions require. However, most …

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Mom Finds

Birthday Gift from Globe

I have been a Globe Telecom subscriber for the longest time kaya I was so happy when I received this text message saying they have a birthday gift for me: Krispy Kreme Original Glazed donuts are my favorite! Pano mo nalaman, Globe? Fina-follow mo ba ako sa Facebook or Instagram? Hahaha! When I got the message, binabasa ko lang like blah blah …

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Mommy Hacks, Travel Essentials

Applying for Philippine Passport for 1 Month Old Baby

We’re here in Metro Manila because I gave birth to our second baby – Altair. We plan to stay here until we get the approval of the pediatrician and my ob-gyn before we go back to the province. Also, I had a C-section which means longer recovery period compared to normal delivery. It sucks! So, while waiting,  Vauhn and I agreed …

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Mommy Hacks, Mommyhood, Pregnancy

2018 Update! Philhealth Maternity Benefit: How It Can Lighten Your Maternity Costs

Update: New policy on Benefit Eligibility starting October 1, 2018   The time you discover that you have a growing human inside your belly is a magical moment! But before you get too pumped up with decorating the nursery or thinking of baby names, let’s dive into the practical side of having a baby – expenses, expenses, and more expenses! …

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